News Centre archive - 2017
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2017.
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Survey suggests sushi should be on the State of Origin menu
In the lead-up to State of Origin, Western Sydney University experts in sport management and hospitality say Origin venues could combat high levels of consumer dissatisfaction by selling sushi to footy fans.
New opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students through GE Healthcare partnership
GE Healthcare has partnered with Western Sydney University to provide new scholarship opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students looking to pursue a career in public health
Western Sydney University officially opens its Parramatta high-rise campus
Western Sydney University has officially unveiled its $220.5 million flagship campus in the Parramatta CBD – a major economic catalyst that is set to transform Australia's fastest growing city and the broader Western Sydney region.
Is this the budget that forgot renters?
The measures in the 2017-18 federal budget targeting the supply of lower-cost rental housing are limited. For the majority of Australia’s renters, housing will remain unaffordable, insecure and out of reach.
UniSchools Steer Challenge puts high school students to the test
The annual UniSchools Steer Challenge has kicked off at Western Sydney University in an attempt to equip high school students with the skills and knowledge needed to raise a steer.
Budget’s ‘good debt’ conversion underpins $70b-plus infrastructure program: experts respond
Decisions about infrastructure in Australia reached a new level of incompetence on budget night. The planning process for identifying what assets should be built and how their roll-out should be staged remains inadequate.