News Centre archive - 2019
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2019.
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Elite sport is becoming a platform to target the trans community
Tennis champion Martina Navratilova recently called the participation of transgender women in elite female sporting competitions “insane” and “cheating”. And she’s not alone.
Build social and affordable housing to get us off the boom-and-bust roller coaster
Not long ago Australia’s housing boom was in full swing. Now the withdrawal of overseas buyers and prudential restrictions on loose lending to local investors have revealed how hollow the boom was.
Western opens the door for students to experience university life
Western Sydney University’s Fast Forward Program has brought together close to 800 students from 55 Greater Western Sydney high schools in an effort to encourage year 12 students to explore higher education.
Young voters may hold the key to the NSW state election: here’s why
Young Australians are more connected, educated and informed than previous generations. They are also more likely to have higher debt and less economic independence into their 30s.
Leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholar joins the University
Western Sydney University is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Michelle Trudgett as its new Pro Vice-Chancellor Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education, Strategy and Consultation.
Blue-sky thinking for Nancy-Bird Walton airport and beyond
The University has unveiled the first comprehensive strategy to maximise the benefits the Western Sydney International Nancy-Bird Walton Airport, the Aerotropolis and the Western Sydney City Deal will deliver.