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April 13, 2020

Western Sydney University hosted the first of its CatalystWest Conversations series on 15 April, featuring Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Barney Glover AO; Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Dr Andy Marks and Helen Barcham, Manager Strategic Partnerships. The hour-long discussion focused on job-creation strategies, COVID-19 stimulus measures, infrastructure investment and the disruption of business-as-usual. Noting the higher education sector …

March 13, 2020

Western Sydney University students have tackled the region’s most critical issue: how to move towards net-zero emissions by 2050 during The City Challenge – a 21C Curiosity Pod set over two days at the University’s Parramatta South campus. Offered as part of the 21C Project, in partnership with Common Purpose and The Academy, the interactive event challenged …

May 13, 2019

Western Sydney University’s new Bankstown campus will get a state-of-the-art Digital Discovery Centre if Labor wins the 2019 federal election. The article was originally published on Canterbury-Bankstown Express, The Daily Telegraph, Author: Lawrence Machado Blaxland federal Labor MP Jason Clare said today his party will spend $7.2 million on the world class centre at Bankstown, …

November 16, 2015

Support for smart tech ideas By Di Bartok A HUB of innovation in cutting-edge technology was officially opened at the Parramatta office of KPMG on the same morning that the council launched its Smart City strategy. Western Sydney University’s Launch Pad Smart Business Centres will support start-ups and early stage businesses in the technology fields. …

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