News Centre archive - 2012
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2012.
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Women of the West: Nominees Announced
The nominations for the 2012 Women of the West Awards once again show that Greater Western Sydney is enriched by community-minded women who give their all in the assistance of others.
Open Forum: Young and old-age discrimination and the economy
Economists around the world might regard Australia’s low unemployment rate with envy, but the headline figure masks the difficulties that face teenagers and senior citizens looking for secure work.
UWSCollege helps taxi drivers kick start their careers
UWS College is proud to announce a new short course to help prospective taxi drivers ensure they pass the NSW English language test and start their new careers.
Urgently wanted: Your ideas for a better world
Have you got an idea about what we could do to build a better society? If you're in years 5-12 in NSW or the ACT then now is your chance to have your say by entering the Whitlam Institute’s 2012 What Matters? Competition.
High Stakes testing and our kids: International research leaves Australian developments in question
A new report, released by the Whitlam Institute within the University of Western Sydney, canvasses the existing research on ‘high stakes’ testing.
Add confidence and subtract fear: Back-to-school tips for a positive year with maths
Maths. It’s one element of school that many students dread returning to the most.It’s the one subject that is guaranteed to get harder and harder every year.