News Centre archive - 2012
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2012.
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Viktoria Bolonina: UWS music student shines on The Voice
Staff and students at the University of Western Sydney may have recognised a familiar face when Viktoria Bolonina walked onto the stage of Channel Nine’s hit show, The Voice.
UWS features in new Australian leadership book
UWS Chancellor, Professor Peter Shergold AC, has launched a new book that explores the role of strong leadership in a world that is still feeling the impacts of the global financial crisis.
Why do we love to hate boat people?
One of the country’s pre-eminent race relations specialists will discuss Australia’s enduring antagonism towards boatpeople at.
Steers handed to local schools in unique competition
With a renewed public interest in food and cooking among young Australians, hundreds of high school students will be given a rare peek into the industry when they’re given a young steer to nurture.
Plant diversity critical to long-term ecosystem sustainability
Losing just a few plant species in diverse ecosystems could impair ecosystem sustainability say the authors of a new study published in the international journal 'Science'.
The opposition between democracy and capitalism
The recent wave of grassroots movements and public rallies in Australia and around the world against established political and economic establishments.