News Archives

Date: 20 Dec 2003
Call them brave or call them crazy, but best mates Stephen Crombie, Mark Beveridge and Geoff Thomas certainly have the untamed spirit of adventure in their blood. Next Sunday, 28 December, they are setting off from Sydney to circumnavigate the globe by motorcycle - a feat that will make them the youngest people in the world to complete such a journey.
Date: 17 Dec 2003
The University of Western Sydney is about to begin Australia's first study into a hidden phenomenon among our families - child-to-mother violence.
Date: 16 Dec 2003
Thousands of Australian school children suffering from learning or language disorders can look forward to better identification of their difficulties, thanks to a new project that will produce Australian normative data for three widely used psychological and language tests.
Date: 15 Dec 2003
The University of Western Sydney can offer expert comment on the capture and impending trial of former Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein.
Date: 15 Dec 2003
The University of Western Sydney will offer a Master of Wine Quality for the first time next year to meet an increasing emphasis on wine quality in the Australian wine industry.
Date: 15 Dec 2003
A University of Western Sydney PhD student from the UWS Hawkesbury Campus has received industry recognition after winning the 2003 Australasia-Pacific Extension Network (APEN) Award for Excellence in Extension (Young Professional).
Date: 10 Dec 2003
Journalists and photographers are invited to a photo opportunity of Federal Labor leader, Mark Latham, attending a Whitlam Institute Board meeting at the University of Western Sydney's Parramatta Campus today at 4 pm.
Date: 09 Dec 2003
A unique postgraduate course in tourism planning will be offered for the first time next year at the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 06 Dec 2003
It began its life as a refuge for orphan girls of the colony of New South Wales. Now Sydneysiders have the chance to view the newly-restored Female Orphan School on Sunday 7 December, and take in a unique exhibition which tells the stories of the girls who spent their formative years living and working within its walls.
Date: 05 Dec 2003
The University of Western Sydney has been forgotten in the concessions of new higher education package which does not adequately meet the educational needs of current and future generations in western Sydney.
Date: 04 Dec 2003
They are the workers who keep our city moving, free of garbage and sparkling clean. But Sydney may soon face essential labour shortages because lower-paid workers like cleaners, maintenance workers and waste collectors can't afford inner-city housing, according to researchers from the University of Western Sydney, Shelter NSW and the NSW Labor Council.
Date: 04 Dec 2003
Prospective students wanting to discuss and deliberate their university study options before making the big decision should come along to the University of Western Sydney's Course Decision Day on Friday 2 January 2004 at the Parramatta Campus.
Date: 03 Dec 2003
An international conference, starting today in Parramatta, will examine the current patterns, processes and drivers of urban planning policies in Australian cities.
Date: 03 Dec 2003
Penrith and Blacktown students can apply for a $15,000 windfall to help with their studies at the University of Western Sydney, thanks to a new scholarship from Delfin Lend Lease and ComLand Ltd.
Date: 03 Dec 2003
Astronomers will be on hand to answer questions about the future of space travel and black holes as part of the University of Western Sydney Observatory's Christmas astronomy night on Friday, December 12, 2003.
Date: 03 Dec 2003
Over 90 high school science students will have the chance to see the latest science and technology at the University of Western Sydney next week during the annual Siemen's Science Experience.
Date: 02 Dec 2003
A University of Western Sydney academic believes a mix of housing styles on new estates will prevent them becoming urban ghettos in future decades.
Date: 02 Dec 2003
The University of Western Sydney has been recognised as an 'Employer of Choice for Women' in 2003 by the Federal Government.
Date: 01 Dec 2003
Today being World AIDS Day, we are reminded that nowhere in the world has HIV/AIDS had such a devastating impact than in Africa. Now a University of Western Sydney researcher has received a prestigious international grant to help the millions of African children left orphaned by the disease.
Date: 01 Dec 2003
By day, local hairdresser Elio Celeste creates the 'perfect do' for his clients, but come closing time he trades his styling tools for a black belt to train UWS students in their bid for gold.
Date: 28 Nov 2003
It's called a waka - a sacred Maori canoe, expertly and lovingly hand-carved with inscriptions and symbols which tell tales of honour, courage, strength and cultural history.
Date: 28 Nov 2003
Call them brave or call them crazy, but best mates Stephen Crombie, Mark Beveridge and Geoff Thomas certainly have the untamed spirit of adventure in their blood. On 28 December they are setting off from Sydney to circumnavigate the globe by motorcycle - a feat that will make them the youngest people in the world to complete such a journey.
Date: 28 Nov 2003
The University of Western Sydney is profoundly disappointed that the Federal Government's offer of an extra $200 million for Australia's universities ignores those universities seen as 'losers' in the Government's reforms.
Date: 26 Nov 2003
Two University of Western Sydney academics say that when it comes to starting school, it's more a case of 'is the school ready for your child', rather than 'is your child ready for school'.
Date: 26 Nov 2003
Medical monitors, aeronautical testing equipment and eco-design furniture are just a few of the innovative prototypes to be displayed at a University of Western Sydney industrial design exhibition next week.
Date: 25 Nov 2003
A food expert from the University of Western Sydney has spoken out against the importation of cheaper Asian-farmed prawns that have traces of cancer-causing antibiotics, nitrofurans.
Date: 25 Nov 2003
Critical issues on water management will be debated at the University of Western Sydney this week as part of the Australian Water Association's first national conference on integrated catchment management.
Date: 24 Nov 2003
A recent industry survey by the University of Western Sydney's Office of Regional Development indicates that over 50 per cent of local Macarthur businesses are aware of government programs to assist them with research partnerships with universities.
Date: 24 Nov 2003
Environmental sustainability in our cities may become a step closer, under a unique new study being spearheaded by the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 24 Nov 2003
The second Australia-China Agriculture Forum, to be held at the University of Western Sydney this week, will look at new ways to approach agriculture and farming in China.
Date: 21 Nov 2003
A University of Western Sydney academic believes Government departments should collaborate in order to provide a stable learning environment for primary and high school students.
Date: 21 Nov 2003
The University of Western Sydney welcomes Prime Minister John Howard's promise to look sympathetically at addressing the funding needs of the University.
Date: 21 Nov 2003
The latest graduate exhibitions at the University of Western Sydney are adding to the region's growing reputation as a centre for the arts.
Date: 20 Nov 2003
A prestigious national grant will help a University of Western Sydney lecturer bring to life a fictional story of wartime heroes.
Date: 20 Nov 2003
A University of Western Sydney computing science student has proven he is far from average when it comes to the National IQ Test.
Date: 18 Nov 2003
Computing students from the University of Western Sydney will proudly showcase their newest projects at the 2003 UWS Computing Exhibition later this month at Penrith Campus (Werrington South).
Date: 18 Nov 2003
A new report has found that government inaction has led to a very unstable existence for the thousands of low-income earners forced to live in caravan parks.
Date: 18 Nov 2003
A University of Western Sydney industrial design student is working with CSIRO to develop new equipment which could be a major step towards improving aircraft safety. Stewart Wagner, a Richmond resident, is working on the project to upgrade aircraft maintenance equipment.
Date: 17 Nov 2003
An innovative new University of Western Sydney study has confirmed that when it comes to starting school, kids see things very differently to adults.
Date: 17 Nov 2003
Many women successfully juggle career, family and home responsibilities, but a new study at the University of Western Sydney will examine whether the pressure of being 'superwoman' makes their premenstrual symptoms worse.
Date: 17 Nov 2003
A group of 25 industrious students from the University of Western Sydney's Blacktown campus took a trip to Canberra recently to promote the overwhelming success of their first business venture and gain some advice from our federal pollies on surviving small business.
Date: 17 Nov 2003
Fancy a solar eclipse over breakfast? Keen stargazers will have the chance to witness a partial eclipse of the sun at a special event early Monday morning, 24 November, 2003 at the University of Western Sydney Observatory, Werrington.
Date: 17 Nov 2003
An innovative 21st century smart-house that harnesses the power of the sun and recycles water and energy has taken out Lithgow City Council's Energy Efficient Design Award for 2003.
Date: 14 Nov 2003
A last-minute decision to enter a prestigious language competition has left Chester Hill resident Sulina (Huaixin) Liang with plenty of reasons to talk.
Date: 13 Nov 2003
A public talk, to be hosted by the Parramatta Park Trust on November 26, will reveal some of the surprising and rich history of Parramatta Park and the old Government House.
Date: 12 Nov 2003
The dreaded Pap smear - it's something no woman looks forward to and too many avoid. Now research reveals that being sexually abused as a child can have a negative impact on a woman's decision to have routine cervical screenings.
Date: 12 Nov 2003
A love for tourism has earned a University of Western Sydney tourism graduate, Kelly Atkinson, the 2003 NSW 'Young Achievers Wendy O'Donohue Award' in Tourism.
Date: 11 Nov 2003
The University of Western Sydney has enjoyed the largest increase in student demand of all universities in NSW and ACT, according to new figures released by Universities Admission Centre (UAC).
Date: 10 Nov 2003
As Australia pauses on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to remember those who have fought and died in theatres of war, we are also being asked to spare a thought for the thousands of civilian volunteers who made their own unique contributions to the war effort.
Date: 10 Nov 2003
An education conference, hosted by the University of Western Sydney, will be told that improving students' progression through the various stages of their schooling is vital to boosting their academic and social outcomes.
Date: 07 Nov 2003
If you're interested in exploring your career options, changing your career direction, or you just have a passion for law and business, you should visit the University of Western Sydney's postgraduate information evening being held Wednesday 19 November.
Date: 07 Nov 2003
The University of Western Sydney's new professor of nanotechnology, Bill Price, has arrived from Japan to commence his new role within the College of Science, Technology and Environment this week.
Date: 06 Nov 2003
The University of Western Sydney is doing its bit to advance Australia fair by establishing the Social Justice and Social Change Research Centre.
Date: 05 Nov 2003
Media are invited to attend the launch of the University of Western Sydney's Social Justice and Social Change Research Centre on Thursday 6 November by former Prime Minister, The Honourable Gough Whitlam, AC QC.
Date: 05 Nov 2003
Macarthur industry and businesses will have the opportunity to meet the University of Western Sydney's new nanotechnology professor and learn about the many benefits emerging from nanotechnology at a special UWS Nanotechnology Network meeting next week.
Date: 05 Nov 2003
The smiling face of a war veteran on Anzac Day, snapped by the University of Western Sydney's staff photographer, has been recognised with an award in a prestigious international photography competition.
Date: 05 Nov 2003
University graduates and students are invited to attend a free career seminar hosted by the University of Western Sydney at the Carlton Hotel Parramatta on Thursday, November 20, 2003.
Date: 03 Nov 2003
The University of Western Sydney has paid tribute to external partners at a recent awards presentation at Carlton Hotel Parramatta under the banner of the UWS Regional Partnership Awards.
Date: 03 Nov 2003
A University of Western Sydney industrial design student is working with CSIRO to develop new equipment that will benefit the food production industry. Ryan Punch, a Camden resident who studies at the UWS Penrith campus, has been working with CSIRO to develop a machine that can detect metal particles in food. The new equipment could result in big cost savings for food producers.
Date: 31 Oct 2003
It began its life as a refuge for young orphan girls and then as a hospital for the mentally ill. Now one of Sydney's forgotten heritage treasures will be open to the public on Sunday 2 November as the University of Western Sydney unveils the newly-restored Female Orphan School.
Date: 28 Oct 2003
A group of 90 aged-care workers from across Sydney will visit the University of Western Sydney's Parramatta Campus on Wednesday to learn more about the role they can play in safeguarding the legal rights of our elderly citizens.
Date: 28 Oct 2003
As strict water restrictions are enforced to save our precious water supplies, the largest-ever research initiative into irrigation in Australia is set to lead the way in water management.
Date: 22 Oct 2003
A passion for helping school students develop and maintain their motivation has earned a University of Western Sydney researcher a place in The Bulletin's Smart 100 Australians.
Date: 21 Oct 2003
The rapidly changing landscape of our cities will come under the microscope, at an international conference, to be hosted by the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 21 Oct 2003
The uncertain future facing hundreds of HIV-AIDS infected children in South Africa has prompted an artist to pledge the entire proceeds from his forthcoming exhibition to charity.
Date: 20 Oct 2003
The University of Western Sydney was the big winner at the Australian University Sports Championships conducted over the mid semester break.
Date: 20 Oct 2003
While most junior high school students eagerly await the Christmas holidays, top science students are anticipating the chance to see the latest science and technology at the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 19 Oct 2003
The University of Western Sydney welcomes the news that the Federal Government is considering extra funds for multi-campus universities.
Date: 19 Oct 2003
It began its life as a refuge for young orphan girls and then as a hospital for the mentally ill. Now one of Sydney's forgotten heritage treasures will be handed back to the community as the University of Western Sydney unveils the newly-restored Female Orphan School - the oldest three-storey brick building in Australia, and the nation's oldest public building.
Date: 17 Oct 2003
Two University of Western Sydney industrial design students are on a mission to ensure that their university has innovative and vandal-resistant signage around campus.
Date: 15 Oct 2003
Two University of Western Sydney TESOL students are about to get a taste of what it's like to teach English in another country.
Date: 15 Oct 2003
Conference-based interaction and the development of a professional portfolio are two key features of a new HECS-based postgraduate education course, being offered for the first time next year at the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 13 Oct 2003
Exploding the myths of MSG (monosodium glutamate monohydrate), Dr Leonid Tarasoff will give a free lecture on 'The MSG Phenomenon' at the University of Western Sydney on behalf of The Royal Australian Chemical Institute on Tuesday October 14, 2003 at the UWS Campbelltown Campus.
Date: 13 Oct 2003
Nowhere in the world has AIDS had such a devastating impact than in Africa. Now a University of Western Sydney academic has received a prestigious international grant to research how HIV/AIDS is affecting the millions of African children left orphaned by the disease.
Date: 10 Oct 2003
Campbelltown locals can forget growing old gracefully, with the University of Western Sydney launching its 'Successful Ageing in Western Sydney' seminar series, the first of which is being held Friday 24 October at the Campbelltown Catholic Club.
Date: 09 Oct 2003
The untold story of Australian war volunteers has seen a University of Western Sydney academic short-listed for a prestigious NSW history award.
Date: 08 Oct 2003
The University of Western Sydney is seeking landholders in western Sydney to participate in a new study which will map the remaining dry rainforest in the region.
Date: 08 Oct 2003
A post-traumatic stress expert says the love and support of friends and family will be crucial for survivors and victims' families on Sunday's first anniversary of the Bali bombings.
Date: 08 Oct 2003
Two Penrith Panthers star players are supporting their local University's fight for a better funding deal for western Sydney.
Date: 08 Oct 2003
Technology could provide the key to unlocking the secrets of audience enjoyment in contemporary dance performance.
Date: 07 Oct 2003
The psychological processes involved in creating contemporary dance, and the processes that enable audiences to respond to dance works with insight and pleasure will be explored at a research forum in Melbourne this Saturday.
Date: 06 Oct 2003
The University of Western Sydney will hold its annual Regional Partnership Awards Night at the Carlton Hotel in Parramatta on Thursday, October 23, 2003.
Date: 03 Oct 2003
If you're interested in exploring your career options, changing your career direction, or you just have a passion for the social and health sciences, visit the University of Western Sydney's postgraduate information evening being held Wednesday 8 October.
Date: 02 Oct 2003
The University of Western Sydney is encouraging men from different ethnic backgrounds to be part of a new research project on men's health during mid-life.
Date: 02 Oct 2003
The University of Western Sydney is proud to announce the winners of the 2003 Unischools Steer Challenge, which involved nine high schools from Greater Western Sydney.
Date: 01 Oct 2003
University of Western Sydney law graduate, Dennis Baker, has been accepted into the prestigious Master of Philosophy in Criminology Degree at Cambridge University.
Date: 30 Sep 2003
The University of Western Sydney community will don cap and gown to celebrate Spring Graduation 2003 from September 30 to October 1.
Date: 30 Sep 2003
It's news that's sure to have married couples raising their glasses - having a partner and enjoying a drink every now and again may keep you out of a nursing home, according to a new study by the University of Western Sydney and University of New South Wales.
Date: 30 Sep 2003
Year 12 HSC students from Wyndham College and Terra Sancta College will converge on the University of Western Sydney's Blacktown campus this Thursday to gain some tips from the mathematics masters in preparation for their upcoming HSC exams.
Date: 29 Sep 2003
With dementia set to become one of Australia's biggest health problems over the next 20 years, University of Western Sydney researchers say we urgently need to develop better palliative care services for dementia sufferers in order to cope with the strain.
Date: 26 Sep 2003
NRL Minor Premiers, Penrith Panthers, are throwing their support behind their local university.
Date: 26 Sep 2003
A team from the University of Western Sydney's Law School has won the Australian National Final of the Law Council of Australia Family Law Mooting Competition. The finals were held in Surfers Paradise on 5 September 2003 as part of a major Family Law Conference.
Date: 25 Sep 2003
Research by a University of Western Sydney academic has given new hope for the 40 to 50 per cent of women who suffer Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) or Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD).
Date: 25 Sep 2003
Nursing and health sciences, nanotechnology, mock trials and mathe-magic shows are just some of what's on offer at the University of Western Sydney's Campbelltown Campus Showcase on Saturday September 27.
Date: 23 Sep 2003
The University of Western Sydney may be forced to close campuses, drop courses, raise student fees and cut staff, if the federal Government's proposed changes to higher education go ahead.
Date: 22 Sep 2003
Nursing and health sciences, nanotechnology, mock trials and mathe-magic shows are just some of what's on offer at the University of Western Sydney's Campbelltown Campus Showcase on Saturday September 27.
Date: 19 Sep 2003
Edible insects, crime scene investigations, horse whisperers and winemaking is just some of what's on offer when the University of Western Sydney's Hawkesbury Campus opens its doors on Saturday September 20.
Date: 19 Sep 2003
The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) and the Macarthur Regional Organisation of Councils (MACROC) have backed the UWS campaign for a better funding deal for higher education in Sydney's west.
Date: 19 Sep 2003
The first public hearing into the Federal Government's controversial new higher education reforms will take place at the University of Western Sydney's Parramatta Campus on Monday 22 September 2003 between 9am - 3.45pm.
Date: 18 Sep 2003
Competition policy has been at the forefront of economic reform in recent years. But does competition policy really make markets function better?
Date: 18 Sep 2003
The University of Western Sydney says that the amendments to the Federal Government's controversial higher education reform package do little to address the funding shortfall faced by the University.
Date: 16 Sep 2003
Local high schools in the Campbelltown and Bowral areas can look forward to closer relationships with the University of Western Sydney's College of Law and Business.
Date: 15 Sep 2003
The Family Court should get real about shared parenting if it wants to do what's best for the children of divorce, says a University of Western Sydney academic.
Date: 11 Sep 2003
A new study reveals a staggering reliance by the elderly on hospital care, with 93 per cent of people aged 60-plus in Dubbo being admitted to hospital at least once over a fourteen-year period.
Date: 11 Sep 2003
The meaning behind performance art will be explored at a contemporary arts conference, hosted by the University of Western Sydney, in Parramatta this Saturday September 13.
Date: 10 Sep 2003
The University of Western Sydney can offer expert comment on survivorship and post-traumatic stress surrounding the second anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States.
Date: 10 Sep 2003
A nursing home can be depressing for anyone, but older men can find it particularly difficult adjusting to life without their backyard sheds, mates and garden beds, putting them at increased risk of depression, says Anthony Brown from the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 10 Sep 2003
A nursing home can be depressing for anyone, but older men can find it particularly difficult adjusting to life without their backyard sheds, mates and garden beds, putting them at increased risk of depression, says Anthony Brown from the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 09 Sep 2003
Stop blaming Aussie men for their worsening health statistics and start looking at the social factors that lead to men's poor health outcomes, say organisers of the 5th National Men's Health Conference, which gets underway in Cairns this week.
Date: 09 Sep 2003
A forum in Parramatta will develop linkages between regional businesses and post-secondary education.
Date: 09 Sep 2003
World music choirs, sonic circus performances, films, artworks, electronic audio and video installations, theatrical performance, ancient Greek music, jazz and DJs are just some of the events on the Sprung! festival program this Friday 12 and Saturday 13 September in Parramatta.
Date: 05 Sep 2003
The thoughts and opinions of young drivers in the Mudgee area could help road safety groups develop more effective road safety campaigns in the future, according to NRMA and the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 05 Sep 2003
A University of Western Sydney student from Blacktown has won a bronze medal at the recent World University Games in Daegu, Korea, as part of the Men's Water Polo Team.
Date: 04 Sep 2003
A University of Western Sydney motivation expert says there is still time for students to learn to study more effectively and re-engage their motivation in the remaining preparation days before the start of the HSC exams.
Date: 04 Sep 2003
Edible insects, crime scene investigations, horse whisperers and winemaking is just some of what's on offer when the University of Western Sydney's Hawkesbury Campus opens its doors on Saturday September 20.
Date: 01 Sep 2003
Men at risk of suicide and self-harm will have access to a drop-in centre and support service set up by the University of Western Sydney's Men's Health Information and Resource Centre (MHIRC).
Date: 29 Aug 2003
The University of Western Sydney is celebrating the spirit of learning with the vibrant new arts festival SPRUNG! at Parramatta's Riverside Theatre from September 12-13.
Date: 29 Aug 2003
With five kids and university study to contend with, Hazelbrook resident Catherine Curtin certainly knows what it is to be busy. But that hasn't stopped the local mum from excelling in her studies and receiving a Gilder Nursing Scholarship from the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 28 Aug 2003
Bright upcoming scientists at UWS are basking in the afterglow of success following the inaugural College of Science, Technology and Environment (CSTE) awards night held recently to acknowledge student achievements in the lead up to National Science Week, August 16-24.
Date: 28 Aug 2003
Faulconbridge resident, Nicholas Purdy, is the proud recipient of a $15,000 Cisco Scholarship. He will receive $5,000 each year under the prestigious scholarship.
Date: 28 Aug 2003
Blacktown resident, Joanna Earnshaw, is the first recipient of a new $5,500 Peter Board Food Technology Scholarship at the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 28 Aug 2003
A UWS music student's dream of a career in film and TV music composition has been given a boost at the recent UWS College of Arts, Education and Social Sciences Scholarships and Prizes ceremony.
Date: 28 Aug 2003
Emma Scully is celebrating her success at the University of Western Sydney College of Social and Health Science's prizes and scholarships ceremony.
Date: 28 Aug 2003
A mature age student's determination to start a new career has been rewarded at the recent UWS College of Arts, Education and Social Sciences Scholarships and Prizes ceremony.
Date: 28 Aug 2003
The University of Western Sydney today called on the Federal Government not to ignore the educational needs of people in Western Sydney.
Date: 28 Aug 2003
Two University of Western Sydney graduates hope their film's inclusion in one of the world's most exclusive independent festivals will spearhead their burgeoning careers.
Date: 28 Aug 2003
Men's health will take centre stage next month when some of Australia's most prominent public health experts and researchers gather at the 5th National Men's Health Conference, being held 10-12 September in Queensland.
Date: 27 Aug 2003
University of Western Sydney research has resulted in the first Australian model for measuring the value of a multicultural workforce to business.
Date: 27 Aug 2003
Ms Susan Okalebo, a Master of Engineering (Honours) student at the University of Western Sydney, has received a prize for the best paper by a young researcher in the area of Water and Wastewater at the International Civil Engineering Conference on Sustainable Development in the 21st Century, held at Nairobi, Kenya 12-16 August.
Date: 25 Aug 2003
The University of Western Sydney has appointed its first professor of nanotechnology within the College of Science, Technology and Environment.
Date: 21 Aug 2003
'What's in our food' and food research will be hot topics at the University of Western Sydney's Hawkesbury Campus on Wednesday, September 3.
Date: 21 Aug 2003
University of Western Sydney graduates and the community are invited to attend a free lecture on self-concept research on Tuesday September 2 at UWS Bankstown campus.
Date: 21 Aug 2003
Fancy being at the forefront of environmental and social change in the community? Then a new undergraduate degree, being introduced at the University of Western Sydney next year, is for you.
Date: 20 Aug 2003
University of Western Sydney students will have the chance to spring into action at the Spring into Life expo at the UWS Penrith Campus on Wednesday, September 3.
Date: 19 Aug 2003
Nine out of ten people in Western Sydney disagree with the Federal Government's plan to cut funding to the University of Western Sydney (UWS), according to an independent Newspoll survey released today.
Date: 19 Aug 2003
Nine out of ten people in Western Sydney disagree with the Federal Government's plan to cut funding to the University of Western Sydney (UWS), according to an independent Newspoll survey released today.
Date: 19 Aug 2003
Deer, sheep, dogs and horses joined local dignitaries of the two-legged kind today, August 19, to celebrate the launch of a new animal science degree at the University of Western Sydney, as part of National Science Week.
Date: 18 Aug 2003
Twenty-five University of Western Sydney Bachelor of Teaching students are taking on a unique and rewarding role as part of their degree - acting as mentors to students in five Macarthur region high schools.
Date: 18 Aug 2003
University of Western Sydney gambling studies experts say the current responsible gaming strategies don't work, because many poker machine players can't make rational decisions while they're sitting in front of the machine.
Date: 14 Aug 2003
University of Western Sydney law student David Tomkins has been accepted to study at the prestigious Oxford University in England.
Date: 14 Aug 2003
The UWS Centre for Cultural Research is pleased to announce the appointment of highly acclaimed cultural researcher Professor Kay Anderson as the Chair of Cultural Research.
Date: 14 Aug 2003
Local high schools in the Penrith and Blue Mountains areas can look forward to closer relationships with the University of Western Sydney's College of Law and Business.
Date: 14 Aug 2003
Calling all talented students who are thinking about tertiary study next year: the University of Western Sydney invites you to apply for a wide range of scholarships on offer for 2004! UWS, together with business, industry, local government and the community are offering scholarships with a total value of $1.5 million, which are open to all students from across western Sydney.
Date: 13 Aug 2003
Best chance to see 'men from Mars' in 60,000 years at UWS
Date: 11 Aug 2003
Prospective students deciding which course to study or seeking a career change will have the perfect opportunity to map their future at the University of Western Sydney's Careers Open Day on Sunday, August 24 at Parramatta Campus.
Date: 08 Aug 2003
Road safety, youth education and cultural research experts are gathering today to discuss what cultural influences affect the way young people drive.
Date: 07 Aug 2003
The University of Western Sydney can offer expert comment on the likely reaction of Australian survivors and victims' families to today's sentencing of Amrozi for his role in the Bali bombings.
Date: 07 Aug 2003
What psychological processes are involved in creating contemporary dance, and what processes enable audiences to respond to dance works with insight, pleasure and understanding?
Date: 07 Aug 2003
In the lead up to National Science Week, The College of Science, Technology and Environment at the University of Western Sydney will host its inaugural scholarships and prizes ceremony at Penrith Campus on Wednesday, August 13, 2003.
Date: 06 Aug 2003
A University of Western Sydney academic believes personal development should join productive teaching practices and curriculum mastery as an integral part of teacher education.
Date: 06 Aug 2003
The School of Environment and Agriculture at the University of Western Sydney cordially invites you to the launch of the new Animal Science degree as part of National Science Week.
Date: 06 Aug 2003
There is something remarkable about implementing some of the world's most progressive public health strategies in a homeland that is being torn apart by war. But that's exactly what Professor Rita Giacaman from Palestine's Birzeit University has done.
Date: 05 Aug 2003
The University of Western Sydney has officially launched a new UWS Cisco Local Academy this week in the lead up to National Science Week, August 16-24, 2003.
Date: 01 Aug 2003
An innovative new design in straw construction is turning the well-known Three Little Pigs fable on its head and could lead to entire family homes constructed of straw bales rather than timber or brick veneer.
Date: 01 Aug 2003
The Centre for Advanced System Engineering (CASE) at the University ofWestern Sydney in association with ac3 and the University of Wollongong hasreceived $88,000 in funding towards high performance computing demonstrationprojects for industry innovation in Western Sydney and Illawarra.
Date: 29 Jul 2003
A University of Western Sydney PhD graduate has explored and challenged commonly held assumptions about daughters of mentally ill mothers.
Date: 29 Jul 2003
Two UWS law students have taken top honours in the finals of the Australasian Law Students Association competition. Rossi Kotsis and Ben Kasep, who are fourth year students at the UWS Campbelltown campus, both recently travelled to Brisbane for the event.
Date: 25 Jul 2003
The lack of health care in her rural hometown has inspired UWS student Amanda Bell to pursue a health career. And now she is well on her way to fulfilling this goal, after being awarded a NSW Rural Allied Health Scholarship.
Date: 25 Jul 2003
The University of Western Sydney is initiating an ambitious international study to improve the educational outcomes of tertiary level Indigenous students in Australia and the United States by examining their attitudes to learning and future careers.
Date: 24 Jul 2003
4am wake up calls to milk cows, an agricultural 'Mini Olympics' and a host of farming activities are bound to keep 120 high school students on the go at the 10th University of Western Sydney Junior Ag Camp this weekend.
Date: 23 Jul 2003
720 high school students from western Sydney will flock to the University of Western Sydney today, July 23, 2003 to participate in Higher School Certificate science seminars.
Date: 22 Jul 2003
University of Western Sydney research has found the majority of mothers believe midwives are qualified to care for them during pregnancy and labour. So when it comes to those final moments of birth, why do so many women still request a doctor to deliver their baby?
Date: 16 Jul 2003
University of Western Sydney graduates and the community are invited to attend a free lecture on Tuesday July 29, showcasing some of the University's innovative research.
Date: 14 Jul 2003
The Whitlam Institute at the University of Western Sydney is holding its inaugural Whitlam Forum on Health on Tuesday 15 July, which is set to put Australia's medical insurance system, Medicare, under the spotlight.
Date: 11 Jul 2003
University of Western Sydney researchers believe computers and other new-age technology can be just as important and effective as painting or books in the educational development of young children.
Date: 09 Jul 2003
The University of Western Sydney will host the 2003 Nepean Careers Market on July 24 and 25, 2003 at the University's Penrith Campus (Kingswood) from 9am to 3pm both days.
Date: 09 Jul 2003
The University of Western Sydney is concerned about figures released by the Department of Education, Science and Training indicating that UWS will lose 'only' $4 million in 2005, as a result of the new higher education funding package.
Date: 08 Jul 2003
23 universities from across Australia will join the University of Western Sydney for the second UWS national forum on University and Community Engagement, on Wednesday, July 16, 2003 at the Carlton Hotel, Parramatta, NSW.
Date: 08 Jul 2003
We might think Australians are becoming less tolerant and more self-centred, but a new report to be launched today reveals that not only is the volunteer sector alive and thriving, it is providing many essential community services.
Date: 07 Jul 2003
NSW State Member for Canterbury, Dr Linda Burney, has been appointed to the University of Western Sydney's Board of Trustees.
Chancellor John Phillips with artistMathew Lynn at the official unveiling at UWS.

Date: 02 Jul 2003
Chancellor, John Phillips, never dreamt someone would paint his portrait one day but that is exactly what has happened at the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 02 Jul 2003
A University of Western Sydney academic claims issues of culture are often neglected in discussions about refugees and asylum-seekers in Australia.
Date: 30 Jun 2003
Parramatta high schools can look forward to closer relationships with the University of Western Sydney's College of Law and Business.
Date: 27 Jun 2003
The University of Western Sydney confirms today's media report in The Sydney Morning Herald that the University will be $30 million worse off by 2007, if the proposed new higher education funding package is implemented as announced.
Date: 27 Jun 2003
The Australian Expert Group in Industry Studies (AEGIS) is seeking a PhD student to commence in 2003.
Date: 26 Jun 2003
Koori historian and Centenary Medal recipient James Wilson-Miller is calling on more Indigenous Australians to play a larger role in recording their own history.
Date: 25 Jun 2003
Erskine Park High School HSC student, Jade Vardon, has tackled the sensitive issue of domestic violence in her first solo exhibition, hosted by the University of Western Sydney's School of Contemporary Arts.
Date: 25 Jun 2003
With more people trying to balance career aspirations with family life, a new University of Western Sydney study will examine how professional women in their late thirties and early forties navigate their way through apparent lifestyle choices and the conflicting public debate surrounding such issues.
Date: 19 Jun 2003
One of the foundation members of the award-winning University of Western Sydney's SELF Research Centre has been honoured for her work in education and training with a prestigious international award.
Date: 18 Jun 2003
Australian award-winning poet and University of Western Sydney academic Peter Skrzynecki is about to embark on an unusual cross-cultural exchange to Germany.
Date: 16 Jun 2003
Calling all Parramatta residents! Researchers at the University of Western Sydney need you to get involved in a new project to boost training and employment opportunities within the Parramatta region.
Date: 16 Jun 2003
The University of Western Sydney will host the Inaugural Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Conference in Sydney on 20 - 22 August 2003.
Date: 13 Jun 2003
Industry and businesses from the Macarthur region are invited to a free three-course dinner at the Camden Lakeside Country Club on June 25 from 5.30pm to 9.30pm to discuss nanotechnology potential with the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 12 Jun 2003
University of Western Sydney media production graduates Heath Davis and Daniel Dimarco are childhood pals destined for international recognition, with their short film entry chosen for the biggest film festival in the US. The Seattle International Film Festival showcases films from all corners of the globe and includes new works from first-time as well as established directors.
Date: 12 Jun 2003
Do you have a child between the ages of 6-8 years who has had more than four middle ear infections prior to the age of four and/or has grommets? Do you live in the Hawkesbury, Penrith, Bankstown or Hurstville areas? Is English your child's first language?
Date: 12 Jun 2003
In this International Year of Fresh Water, changing people's attitudes on water use and wastage through social and cultural research will be examined tomorrow (Friday June 13) at a University of Western Sydney seminar in Parramatta.
Date: 11 Jun 2003
Following the devastating bushfires that swept through NSW and the ACT last January, UWS is hosting a forum that will bring together researchers and fire-fighting services to discuss how to make NSW a more disaster-resistant state.
Date: 05 Jun 2003
Year 12 student Richard Gelson is bound for Russia on a science tour that includes meeting Russian cosmonauts, visiting universities and seeing cultural sites in Moscow and St Petersburg, with the help of a $2000 scholarship from the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 03 Jun 2003
The University of Western Sydney has appointed a project leader in nanotechnology to establish a new nanotechnology research group at UWS.
Date: 03 Jun 2003
The University of Western Sydney today criticised the proposed new Federal Government funding arrangements for higher education saying they contained little immediate good news in the medium term for the University.
Date: 03 Jun 2003
Cutting-edge research at the University of Western Sydney has received yet another boost with the announcement of the Australian Research Council's (ARC) second round of Linkage Project grants.
Date: 02 Jun 2003
Blacktown high schools can look forward to closer relationships with the University of Western Sydney's College of Law and Business.
Date: 30 May 2003
The University of Western Sydney can offer expert comment on both security measures and the psychological impact of yesterday's incident onboard a Qantas flight.
Date: 30 May 2003
Nine high schools from greater Western Sydney are embracing the spirit of competition with the latest livestock contest launched at the University of Western Sydney this week.
Date: 30 May 2003
Novocastrians will have a chance to experience the music of ancient Greece in a special one-off performance this Sunday June 1 at the Newcastle Art Gallery.
Date: 29 May 2003
The University of Western Sydney will showcase its new courses and state-of-the-art facilities at a Careers Advisors' Day on Friday May 30, at the University's Penrith Campus.
Date: 29 May 2003
Smoothing the transitions to school and beyond will be on the agenda at a major international education conference, to be hosted by the University of Western Sydney from 27-28 November 2003 at the Novotel Brighton.
Date: 29 May 2003
A proposal for a film, examining the responsibilities that arise with representing Indigenous subject matter, has won a fourth-year Bachelor of Design Visual Communications student a prestigious national scholarship.
Date: 28 May 2003
University of Western Sydney student, Sulina (Huaixin) Liang will represent Australia in the semi-finals of the 'Chinese Proficiency Competition For Foreign College Students' in China.
Date: 27 May 2003
Grab a shovel, plant a tree and enjoy a free sausage sizzle during Western Sydney Environment Week at Hawkesbury Campus on Monday, June 2, from 12pm to 2pm.
Date: 26 May 2003
Are you unhappy or dissatisfied with your job? Do you live in Sydney's inner west and suffer from work-related stress? Then researchers at the University of Western Sydney want to hear from you.
Date: 26 May 2003
It's the ultimate in recycling - Australian food manufacturers can now turn their waste into safe, value-added products for use in medicines and health supplements, thanks to breakthrough technology developed by University of Western Sydney and Food Science Australia scientists.
Date: 26 May 2003
A University of Western Sydney researcher is playing a vital role in preserving valuable films, recorded by of one of Australia's most controversial anthropologists.
Date: 23 May 2003
Eleven University of Western Sydney staff, students and board members are among more than 15,500 Australians to be recognised with our nation's newest honour.
Date: 22 May 2003
The latest innovative projects produced by computing students at the University of Western Sydney will be on show for industry, government, community and south western high schools at the Campbelltown Campus in July.
Date: 21 May 2003
The University of Western Sydney has joined forces with four other universities to develop a new teaching program to combat the continuing decline in science learning.
Date: 21 May 2003
Starting school can be a traumatic experience for all those involved and while there is much literature outlining adult perceptions and expectations about what children need to start school effectively, what do kids think?
Date: 24 Apr 2003
Autumn signifies many things, but to the students who will be graduating from the University of Western Sydney this April, it represents the formal end of tertiary study and the beginning of a new life-long educational journey.
Date: 24 Apr 2003
A University of Western Sydney researcher has developed a new method to test the effects of stress on our immune system.
Date: 23 Apr 2003
Don't miss the chance to witness Mercury's transit across the Sun on Wednesday, May 7, 2003 at the University of Western Sydney's Nepean Observatory at Penrith Campus, Werrington, from 4pm until sunset.
Date: 22 Apr 2003
The dynamics of optical illusions, child language and reading development, speech disorders, the psychology of music, performance anxiety and the different strategies used by men and women in the 'mating game' are among the topics to be explored in a national forum at the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 17 Apr 2003
Some of the early 19th Century's most controversial scientific figures and discoveries will be brought back to life, in a dramatic re-enactment next week at the National Library of Australia.
Date: 15 Apr 2003
Parents and teachers can play a key role in keeping students positive and motivated at school, according to a leading University of Western Sydney educational psychologist.
Date: 14 Apr 2003
Australian law firms embrace leading-edge management practices much faster than their United Kingdom counterparts, according to a new study on strategic change management by the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 14 Apr 2003
The looting of over 170,000 items from the Iraq National Museum and the destruction of public buildings is a catastrophic loss for the world's heritage and a direct loss of history for the Iraqi community, says Dr Richard Thomas, an archaeologist at the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 09 Apr 2003
Festivals in small communities are set to become more successful, thanks to a groundbreaking university thesis by Kingsgrove resident Katie Small.
Date: 09 Apr 2003
A University of Western Sydney graduate is about to fulfill a lifelong ambition to help care for endangered and injured orangutans in the wilds of Asia.
Date: 09 Apr 2003
A landmark study by the University of Western Sydney will explore why Australia's Indian population have an increased risk of heart attack and a poorer survival rate compared to their Caucasian counterparts.
Date: 07 Apr 2003
A unique project by an academic at the University of Western Sydney is helping to raise the standards in occupational therapy practice.
Date: 07 Apr 2003
The University of Western Sydney is looking for people to take part in a study examining the effects of spinal manipulation on a patient's blood pressure and heart rate.
Date: 04 Apr 2003
A team of researchers, headed by the University of Western Sydney, has found that male Year 9 students who perform more than 15 hours of part-time work each week are 22 per cent less likely to finish Year 12 than those who don't work.
Date: 03 Apr 2003
The University of Western Sydney has launched a new research project to improve sustainable environmental management in central China.
Date: 03 Apr 2003
A University of Western Sydney academic is turning back the hands of time, and recreating the music of a society thousands of years old.
Date: 03 Apr 2003
No-one enjoys going to hospital, but does a caring and friendly nurse help patients get back on their feet faster? University of Western Sydney nursing academic Dr Rene Geanellos thinks so, and is launching a study into the therapeutic benefits of nurse-patient relationships.
Date: 29 Mar 2003
The University of Western Sydney's Nepean Observatory will host an astronomy night featuring a talk on 'Cosmic Collisions', a planetary show and a viewing of the night sky on Friday, April 4, 2003, from 7pm to 9pm at its Penrith Campus.
Date: 24 Mar 2003
University of Western Sydney students and high school students are working together to make Hawkesbury Campus even greener.
Date: 21 Mar 2003
The University of Western Sydney has opened its doors to Western Sydney's business and industry needs by establishing a new Business and Industry Advisory Panel.
Date: 20 Mar 2003
University of Western Sydney academic Professor Chris Sidoti says the Howard Government's decision to commit Australian troops to war against Iraq without UN backing flies in the face of international law.
Date: 20 Mar 2003
With recent anti-war protests demonstrating the holes in Australia's security procedures, a University of Western Sydney expert warns that more organisations are vulnerable to attack unless they develop strategic security measures and build them into their core business.
Date: 19 Mar 2003
The architect of public education reform in New South Wales believes that both sides of politics have embraced his recommendations for change in their state election strategies.
Date: 18 Mar 2003
The Sydney Graduate School of Management (SGSM) has gained a trifecta in the prestigious 2003 'Western Sydney Industry Awards for Innovation and Excellence' presented at the Telstra Stadium on Friday 14 March.
Date: 17 Mar 2003
With less than a week to go before the NSW state election, Professor Tony Vinson will give his thoughts on the future of public education in an address at the University of Western Sydney on Wednesday March 19.
Date: 14 Mar 2003
Harry Mayfield believes when it comes to wisdom, age and life experience is the greatest educator of all. And to prove it, he's going head-to-head against a team of UWS students to debate the topic, 'Wisdom comes from education not age', on Thursday 20 March.
Date: 13 Mar 2003
Students from schools in the Banana and Emerald Shires have been asked to fill out questionnaires about their local communities, as part of a major research project being undertaken by the University of Western Sydney.
Date: 11 Mar 2003
The University of Western Sydney is inviting the local community to a free lecture on 'hate speech' to take place on Friday 14 March 2003 at 12.30 pm.
Date: 10 Mar 2003
An unusual storm is predicted tomorrow morning at Manly. But unlike some recent deluges, this rainstorm will be man-made for an experiment to monitor and evaluate water quality.
Date: 07 Mar 2003
The University of Western Sydney's English Language Centre at Liverpool has won a five-year Federal Government contract to teach English to new migrants.
Date: 07 Mar 2003
A growing number of new students are choosing to study at the University of Western Sydney's Hawkesbury campus.
Date: 07 Mar 2003
The University of Western Sydney has celebrated International Women's Day (IWD) today with inspiring speakers and an art exhibition at Frogmore House, Werrington.
Date: 06 Mar 2003
The University of Western Sydney has won $378,000 from the Federal Government to create a new identity for the Macarthur region in partnership with Tourism Macarthur.
Date: 06 Mar 2003
A University of Western Sydney student has given a health technology company an improved insight into the critical care market, as part of a work placement program.
Date: 05 Mar 2003
The University of Western Sydney will host welcome lunches for new students tomorrow at its six campuses: Hawkesbury, Penrith, Bankstown, Parramatta, Campbelltown and Blacktown.
Date: 03 Mar 2003
The University of Western Sydney is among the world's most prolific institutions for educational psychology research, according to a new study to be published in the next edition of Contemporary Educational Psychology.
Date: 27 Feb 2003
A University of Western Sydney Environmental Science student is working with Parramatta City Council to boost awareness among local mobile businesses of the causes and effects of stormwater pollution.
Date: 27 Feb 2003
Calling all men in the eastern suburbs! The University of Western Sydney is recruiting participants for a new study on men's health during mid-life.
Date: 25 Feb 2003
More than 3000 licensed early childhood services throughout NSW will be the focus of a ground breaking campaign to improve the health of thousands of young children, thanks to a new resource kit developed by UWS.
Date: 25 Feb 2003
An exploration of 'absence' has scored a University of Western Sydney fine arts student a development scholarship with the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre.
Date: 21 Feb 2003
The participation of more than 10 million people in anti-war rallies worldwide is more than just an expression of opposition to a war in Iraq, according to a University of Western Sydney academic.
Date: 20 Feb 2003
A gifted 15-year old Picton student is guaranteed to be the youngest in his class when he begins his third year of a mathematics degree at the University of Western Sydney next month.
Date: 18 Feb 2003
Can gently humming or singing a melody to sick babies help them recover faster? Researchers from the University of Western Sydney, working with the Music Therapy unit at Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital and other research partners, are beginning a three-year study to find out.
Date: 17 Feb 2003
Fresh food lovers across New South Wales will have the chance to experience premium produce from Sydney Basin farmers when the Hawkesbury Harvest Association unveils its new 2003 Farm Gate Trail Map at the University of Western Sydney on Wednesday, February 19, 2003.
Date: 17 Feb 2003
It's hoped a new flight condition simulator, developed by the University of Western Sydney, will help prevent light plane crashes by improving pilot performance during poor weather conditions.
Date: 14 Feb 2003
In the lead up to the NSW State election, the University of Western Sydney can offer expert comment on law and order issues.
Date: 14 Feb 2003
The Hawkesbury Harvest 2003 Farm Gate Trail Map will be launched by The NSW Minister for Agriculture, the Hon. Richard Amery on Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Date: 13 Feb 2003
The University of Western Sydney is leading the way with a new international student exchange program between Australia and the European Union, in partnership with three Australian universities.
Date: 13 Feb 2003
The University of Western Sydney can offer expert comment on the psychological effect of the Australian soccer team's 3-1 victory over England this morning. Sports psychologist, Associate Professor Patsy Tremayne, says that after the crushing blow of Australia's World Cup qualifier loss to Uruguay 14 months ago, today's result is a welcome shot in the arm.
Date: 12 Feb 2003
How will you woo your secret love this Valentine's Day - dinner, flowers or a chat over the Internet? UWS researcher Dr Monica Whitty has studied the art of cyberflirting, and discovered that men in particular prefer the safety of cyberspace when it comes to flirting with potential partners.
Date: 12 Feb 2003
A university law expert today strongly criticized churches' handling of sex abuse allegations for not being transparent, rigorous and accountable.
Date: 12 Feb 2003
With St Valentine's Day just around the corner, a University of Western Sydney academic believes the annual event should be about more than the size of your paycheck, chocolates, roses and lingerie.
Date: 10 Feb 2003
Need an aphrodisiac for Valentine's Day? Looking for a cure for hair loss or PMS? Herbal remedies proclaim it all, but how safe are they?
Date: 10 Feb 2003
Australia's leading social ecologists will re-unite at the University of Western Sydney this week to investigate and celebrate the Hawkesbury campus' contribution to a relatively new approach to learning.
Date: 04 Feb 2003
The osteopathy profession is set to receive a boost with the first batch of students graduating from the University of Western Sydney's Master of Osteopathy degree.
Date: 03 Feb 2003
Eminent academic Professor Sheila Shaver is set to join the University of Western Sydney as the new Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research).
Date: 03 Feb 2003
The University of Western Sydney and the NSW Premier's Department are initiating a ground-breaking pilot program to improve the academic results of Lebanese-Australian high school students.
Date: 31 Jan 2003
The University of Western Sydney can offer expert comment in relation to this morning's fatal Waterfall train derailment. David Mutton from the School of Psychology is an expert in post-traumatic stress.
Date: 31 Jan 2003
The University of Western Sydney can offer expert comment on emergency nursing and trauma response in relation to this morning's fatal Waterfall train derailment.
Date: 30 Jan 2003
With thousands of NSW children preparing for their first day at school, a University of Western Sydney expert says parents' attitudes to education can help prevent upsets and tears on the day.
Date: 23 Jan 2003
The Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) has announced Associate Professor Roy Tasker from the University of Western Sydney as the new recipient of the Chemical Education Division Medal, the highest award in Australia for chemical education.
Date: 23 Jan 2003
An expert in post-traumatic stress says the 'finger-pointing' in the wake of the devastating Canberra bushfires is simply a stage of the grieving process. David Mutton, from the University of Western Sydney's School of Psychology, says the loss of over 500 homes, four lives and countless treasured memories in the firestorm has left many people devastated, angry, and demanding answers.
Date: 21 Jan 2003
Right around the world, boys aren't doing as well at school as girls, in most cases. This has prompted calls from a University of Western Sydney academic for teachers and schools to consider the special education needs of boys. Dr Peter West from the University's Research Group on Men and Families will meet teachers from West Moreton Anglican College on Wednesday January 22 to discuss the findings of a new federal government report on the issue.
Date: 17 Jan 2003
Demand is up at the University of Western Sydney for caring and nurturing courses such as nursing, primary education, and early childhood studies following today's release of the main round university offers.
Date: 14 Jan 2003
The humble brassiere - whether it's the strapless, seamless or the push 'em-up-and-out variety, it's part of a gal's everyday wardrobe. But now UWS researchers are about to discover if wearing one is actually good or bad for a woman's health.
Date: 13 Jan 2003
The University of Western Sydney is lending a hand to prospective students from drought-affected areas of Australia with two new 'Drought Relief' scholarships offered for 2003.
Date: 12 Jan 2003
The University of Western Sydney and the Federal Government have joined forces to bring the 21st century science of nanotechnology to businesses and industries in the Campbelltown-Camden region.
Date: 05 Jan 2003
The nephew and literary executor of the Nobel Prize-winning author Samuel Beckett will this morning officially open a major international symposium, as part of the 2003 Sydney Festival. Edward Beckett will join more than 130 Australian and overseas scholars for the Samuel Beckett International Symposium, after Beckett d'après Beckett, a celebration of the achievements and legacy of one of the 20th century's most influential literary figures.
Date: 05 Jan 2003
At a time of year when many families choose to spend their holidays camping, a University of Western Sydney academic claims that considering some of the deeper philosophical issues related to camping can help change the way we function as a society.