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Western Sydney University makes largest number of offers in its history 

A national focus on innovation and entrepreneurship is helping to boost the popularity of technology and business-oriented university courses this year, as Western Sydney University makes 12,183 offers to students in 2016 – the largest number of uni offers in NSW and the ACT, and the largest number of offers in the University's history.


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