Western Sydney University
Established in 1989, Western Sydney University is a world-class university, globally recognised for its research strengths and innovations in teaching. It is a multi-site university with campuses spread across Greater Western Sydney. Western Sydney University’s study abroad program runs across five Sydney-based campuses located in a range of geographically and culturally-diverse regions of the city. Its campuses are well-connected by free shuttles to local transportation hubs. The International student support services offered by the university include counselling, disability service, mental health and wellbeing information hub, chaplaincy, student equity, student welfare service, financial assistance, advocacy and services for aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The university’s on-campus services include Computer labs, Student lockers, Food, The Co-op, Gym and fitness, Events, recreation and sport, Childcare, Parking, Accommodation (on and off campus), Multifaith facilities (including Prayer Rooms), Student facilities (communal kitchens and Women's Spaces) and Queer Spaces. Today more than 40,000 students study an expanding range of personal and professional disciplines, and the University has a growing national and international reputation for the teaching and research that is central to the flourishing of one of Australia's critical economic and political hubs. The University has more than 100 partners across Africa, the Americas, East Asia, Europe, the Subcontinent, Southeast Asia and the UK. These international agreements cover a range of activities, including staff and student exchanges, articulation pathways, clinical placements, dual-award programs, offshore teaching licences, scholarships, cultural development, capacity building and research projects.In 2016, the top five source countries for international students were China, India, Nepal, the Philippines and Vietnam.
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