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World Rankings

UWS now among the top two per cent of universities worldwide

The University of Western Sydney has been named one of the world's top 400 universities, with the release of the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for 2014-2015.   

Hanging in the Balance

Student documentary wins Best Film Award

Five UWS students recently entered a documentary on bats titled Hanging in the Balance into the Cause Film Festival and won the Best Film Award.  

UWS solar car
Name the UWS solar car

The UWS solar car team is calling for suggestions from staff, students and the wider community to name their car – and there's a unique prize up for grabs.  

UWS robot
Meet UWS's new robot

In September, students from the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics competed in the National Instruments Autonomous Robotics competition. 

Open Innovation
Tackling 'problems worth solving'

Some of the most pressing issues facing people in Greater Western Sydney will be tackled by teams representing students, entrepreneurs and the start-up community.  

Parramatta UWSEL
New childcare centre for Parramatta campus

The University of Western Sydney community gathered to celebrate the official opening of the new childcare centre at the Parramatta campus.