Friday, 25 September 2009

Region. Student of the year

University of Western Sydney graduate, James Pirozzi, has been named Sydney's Engineering Student of the Year by Engineers Australia. He completed his Bachelor of Engineering degree with First Class Honours, receiving an overall mark of 90 per cent for his thesis looking at water flows across eastern NSW. Mr Pirozzi is now in the running to be named Australia's Engineering student of the year at an upcoming awards ceremony in Canberra. Earlier this year, Mr Pirozzi was handed the Undergraduate Water Prize by the Australian Water Association.


Campbelltown. Science conference at UWS

Engaging students in science will be the topic of discussion, when over 100 of the state's science teachers gather, at the Campbelltown campus of the University of Western Sydney, for the Science Teachers' Association of NSW (STANSW) annual conference, today and tomorrow. Hosting the conference reflects the university’s commitment to working with the school sector on areas of mutual interest, particularly national and state priorities such as science education., a spokesperson said