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Reaction over free tablets

UWS says giving new students an iPad is part of a long-term technology plan and not an enrolment gimmick. The University of Western Sydney is pushing ahead with its move to hand out iPads to new students this year saying ...

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Power of the people

The recent wave of grassroots movements and public rallies against political and economic establishments in Australia and around the world shows the increasing opposition between democracy and capitalism, a visiting philosopher to the University of Western Sydney says. Professor Stathis ...

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Climate change research a world first

Cutting-edge research facilities that can simulate the carbon-laden atmosphere of the future and study its impact on native bushland have been opened at the University of Western Sydney. The Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment at Richmond will house up to ...

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UWS farewells Margaret Whitlam

On the morning of March 17 we awoke to the news that one of Australia’s greatest and most dearly loved daughters had died peacefully during the course of the night. Gough rather famously referred to Margaret Whitlam as “my best appointment”. ...

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First graduates from new medical school

It was with some pride that the University of Western Sydney celebrated its first group of graduates from its school of medicine, which opened in 2007. Ninety-two students – 86 Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelors of Surgery, two Bachelors of Medical ...

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School lifts doctor numbers

A hundred new doctors a year are expected to graduate from the University of Western Sydney’s new clinical medicine school, which has been opened by Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Based at Blacktown Hospital in Sydney’s west, it is hoped that ...

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