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20 students with the UWS solar car

Meet the UWS Solar Car team

A team of 20 talented students will compete in the World Solar Car Challenge next year. In the event, challengers from universities across the globe race from Darwin to Adelaide – covering a huge 3,000km.

Students participate in the Open Innovation program

Instigating creativity: Open Innovation

Students have been given the opportunity to be mentored by Pricewaterhouse Coopers experts to help solve a number of problems that affect those who live and work in Western Sydney.         

Gough Whitlam
UWS pays tribute to Gough Whitlam

With the passing of former Prime Minister, The Honourable Gough Whitlam, AC QC, Australia has lost a genuinely intellectual leader and one of our greatest social reformers. 

Centre for Western Sydney
Launch of Centre for Western Sydney

UWS has opened the Centre for Western Sydney, a new initiative to forge partnerships with government and the Western Sydney community.

UWS Penrith Observatory
UWS Observatory celebrates 20 years

After tens of thousands of peering eyes, the UWS Penrith Observatory and its main telescope have received a well-deserved makeover.    

A fruit fly
Research reveals clock ticking for fruit flies

Queensland fruit flies may see their numbers take a significant dive thanks to research by scientists from UWS and UNSW.