Congratulations to both Le Ho and Jenni Bombardieri, 2017 Women of the West award winners: Two enterprising women chosen for their inspirational leadership, community advocacy and tireless volunteer work. Both Le and Jenny have received a grant to further develop their leadership and advocacy work in their local communities. Read more about these extraordinary women [ Bit.ly Link ]
Think you know how to tackle Australia’s largest problems in agriculture? Then join the Telstra Innovation Challenge 2017. All hackers, creators and coders are invited to work with fellow innovators to produce real-world solutions to problems facing Australian agriculture. Find out more -[ Telstra.com Link ]
13-20 March is Coeliac Awareness Week. Did you know that 1-in-70 Australians suffer from Coeliac Disease to some degree. Check out this informative, HDR Showcase-winning video by Nerissa Hearn (School of Medicine) which delves into the potential future of Coeliac Disease screening and treatment
Come along to the Student Services Fair on your campus between 14-23 March and get all the info on the free services available to you! See stalls from a range of services, along with prizes, giveaways and food. Find out when the fair is visiting your campus at [ Bit.ly Link ]
Happy International Women's Day! Our celebration next Friday 17 March 2017 will see the announcement of the winners of our Women of the West and Young Women of the West Awards in partnership with Coleman Greig Lawyers. Read more about the extraordinary women who have been nominated at the link below.
Climate models used internationally may need to be revisited after groundbreaking research conducted at Western Sydney U - Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment questions the ability of trees to offset carbon emissions. Read more at [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Western Sydney U Solar Car Project saw a group of our undergraduate students achieve their dream of designing, building and racing a solar-powered electric vehicle across Australia. Share their amazing experience in this documentary about the 2015 World Solar Challenge. [ Youtu.be Link ]
Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University is again calling for students in years 5-12 across NSW, the ACT and Tasmania to take a moment to reflect on what matters to them, what they think other people should pay attention to – and put it down in writing for this year's What Matters? competition. Read more at [ Bit.ly Link ]