News Centre archive - 2015
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2015.
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Compulsory science and maths is great but there's more to be done
Federal Education and Training Minister Christopher Pyne today met with his state counterparts to confirm his proposal to make science and maths compulsory for year 11 and 12 students.
UWS jumps into Australia's top ten in latest global rankings
The international recognition continues for the University of Western Sydney, with UWS coming 10th in Australia and 259th in the world in the latest Leiden rankings for 2015.
Low back pain volunteers needed for UWS study
If you suffer from lower back pain, you’re not alone. At some point in their lives most people will experience some form of lower back pain. It is one of the most common complaints worldwide.
Vale William Chiu
It is with sadness that the University of Western Sydney acknowledges the passing of Dr William Chiu, a leading member of Sydney's Malaysian and Chinese communities, after a period of illness.
Bellinger River Turtle under threat of extinction
Seventeen turtles in quarantine and a team of scientists could be all that stops a native turtle species in NSW from being wiped out by a mystery disease that has killed an estimated 400 turtles since February this year.
Sorry Day commemorated at UWS
Each year staff and students at the University of Western Sydney come together to commemorate National Sorry Day on May 26 followed by Reconciliation Week.