News Centre archive - 2018
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2018.
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For the past ten years, young writers from South West Sydney have taken part in the Canterbury-Bankstown Youth Week Creative Writing Competition. To celebrate this decade-long creative project the best entries from the competition have been published in the anthology, Bent not broken: 10 years of creative writing from Canterbury-Bankstown.
Former New South Wales Police Commissioner, Andrew Phillip Scipione AO APM, will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Western Sydney University in recognition of his outstanding service to the people of NSW.
Prominent Australian actor David Wenham will be recognised with an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Western Sydney University for his remarkable and multifaceted career spanning theatre, film and television.
Western Sydney University's Parramatta South campus will be awash with colour as graduands don cap, gown and colourful hood and make the transition from dedicated student to proud University alumni, as part of December graduation.
Domestic violence occurs across all age groups and life stages. Rather than reducing during pregnancy, expecting a child is a key risk factor for domestic violence beginning or escalating.
Demand for drugs and devices that can enhance brain functions such as memory, creativity, attention and intelligence, is on the rise. But could the long-term side-effects outweigh the benefits of being “smarter”?