News Centre archive - 2012

Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2012.

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UWSCollege iPad Competition

UWSCollege makes dreams come true

UWSCollege joined the local community on Sunday 25 November to participate in the ‘Celebrate Lithgow Street Festival’.

MRI image of a brain

Symposium to open a window on a microscopic world

Almost 100 of the world’s leading scientists will gather at UWS to discuss the latest theoretical and experimental developments in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Corroborree thumbnail

UWS Early Learning celebrates Aboriginal culture at the Kids Corroborree

UWS Early Learning Penrith ‘Djalaringi’ held its second annual Kids Corroborree recently – a cultural sharing experience for staff, parents, children, and Aboriginal community members.

Aboriginal Student Achievement Awards 2012

NAPLAN leading to a ‘teach to test’ culture: major study

NAPLAN is having the unintended side-effect of narrowing teaching strategies and the curriculum, according to the first national study into its impact.

Boiler House

Boilerhouse rejuvenation receives architectural acclaim

The Boilerhouse Student Precinct at the University of Western Sydney’s Parramatta campus has received a number of architectural accolades – in recognition of a design that is chic, functional.

Patricia Amphlett with choir

Historic Gough Whitlam speech commemorated with special celebration

On 13 November 1972 the towering figure of Gough Whitlam took the stage at Blacktown's Bowman Hall. The hall was packed to overflowing. That night proved to be one of the most significant in Australian political history.


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