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Live from SRC meeting #2

Join Emma as she live blogs about the Student Representative Council’s (SRC) happenings; live from their second meeting of the year. Refresh the page to see the latest updates. 7:01 pm Meeting closed               YASS LIZ! Michael moves that the SRC re-acredit to NUS with an accreditation fee of […]

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EVENT: University Mental Health Days

Taylor Mortimer: Third year Health Promotion student and 2017 Mental Health and Wellbeing Student Ambassador. Western Sydney University will be celebrating Australian and New Zealand University Mental Health Day [ANZUMHD] from 26th April to 4th May.  Now in its second year at Western, ANZUMHD is based on a popular student-centred mental health and wellbeing campaign […]

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Hawkesbury Hell

By Michael Wright: Note: This article deals with transphobia, violence and bullying. It also contains expletives. Update (18/04/17): W’SUP has since learned that the university has decided to step in. CLV will now allow both Harry and Charlie to end their contracts. “End of last week, I had a threat against me, going ‘we should […]

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Live: Student Clubs Advisory Group

UPDATE: W’SUP has been contacted by representatives of Nerdfighters, who have indicated that some of the comments recorded in this liveblog. were incorrect. Specifically, they note that they did not receive provost funding in 2016, and have not had funding approved for arcade machines at the time of the SAG forum.   ORIGINAL POST: Michael is […]

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Reporting live from the Board of Trustees meeting

Join Michael as he live blogs about the Board of Trustees meeting happenings. Refresh the page to see the latest updates. 12:35 – And I’m out. The board has returned to closed sessions, discussing content which is commercial in confidence and another issue regarding nominations. I’ve been kicked out. Not 100% sure if there is […]

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LGBT Exclusivity – Privilege in Binary?

  Maxwelle-Jane Dwyer Within the last 10 years, major strides in the queer equality movement have led to the increased decriminalisation of homosexuality and major strides in the ability for transgender individuals to transition legally and socially. These accomplishments are heart-warming as they have led to greater social acceptance and quality of life for individuals […]

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BREAKING: 1PSQ Evacuated

Maxwelle-Jane Dwyer (Images) and Michael Wright (Words) UPDATE: MARCH 22 2017 – 12:45 PM Students appear to be being let back into the building. We’ll keep following leads, and update you if anything else happens. UPDATE: MARCH 22 2017 – 12:42 PM Crews from NSW Fire and Rescue are onsite. A number of sources report that the […]

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Rainbows on Campus?

Words: Emma Del Dot   If you were at Parramatta today you might have noticed that a magical rainbow crosswalk appeared outside of the bookshop. But what is this sorcery and why is it there? The Rainbow Campus Task Force is a small group of students who are determined to make life easier, safer and […]

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BREAKING: PARRAMATTA CAMPUS BLACKOUT

Michael Wright UPDATE: MARCH 22 2017 – 9:59 PM Power has been restored at the Parramatta South campus after the earlier outage. Classes will be on tomorrow as per normal   UPDATE: MARCH 22 2017 – 5:16 PM An all student email has been sent by Matthew Dakin, the University’s Director, Campus Safety & Security. “The decision […]

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Zest Awards Celebrating Achievements of the West

By Lisa Lewis: On February 21 approximately 530 dedicated community, government and business representatives filled the ANZ Stadium’s Millennium Room to attend the 7th annual Zest Awards ceremony. The Zest Awards is a celebration of Western Sydney’s achievements through highlighting our assets, diversity, creativity and innovation. This event celebrated the accomplishments of local initiatives and […]

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