News Centre archive - 2012
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2012.
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Symposium explores new ways to think about music
The traditional study of classical Western music draws heavily on a hierarchy to determine what is ‘good’. In a typical music conservatory, classical music is elevated to the top of the tree.
Yi, Er, San, Si: New agreement means western Sydney school kids can count on learning Chinese
The opportunities for Australian school students to learn the Chinese language will receive a boost, following the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding.
New book: What makes a good school?
Choosing a school for your child is one of the hardest and most crucial decisions in the life of any parent. Can you trust neighbourhood gossip? Are government statistics accurate?
Our Olympians: UWS has high hopes for its gold medal contenders
The University of Western Sydney’s hopes for Olympic glory will be pinned on two star athletes during the 2012 London Olympic Games.
London Olympics: Society outside the stadium and the spectre of 7/7
A University of Western Sydney academic will comb the streets of London during the 2012 Olympics to investigate the ‘city beyond the stadium’, comparing its attractions.
UWS Open Forum: Reflections on Government, Then and Now
Senator Arthur Sinodinos AO will draw on his remarkable career in federal politics to discuss the difference between being in power and in opposition.