Acknowledgement of Country
With respect for Aboriginal cultural protocol and out of recognition that its campuses occupy their traditional lands, Western Sydney University acknowledges the Darug, 遇见Eora, Dharawal (also referred to as Tharawal) and Wiradjuri peoples and thanks them for their support of its work in their lands (Greater Western Sydney and beyond).
At Western Sydney University the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor 土著 Leadership is led by Professor 米歇尔Trudgett in her role as Deputy Vice-Chancellor 土著 Leadership.
Professor Trudgett has the overarching governance responsibility of all things 土著 at Western Sydney University.
2020-2025 土著 Strategy
The strategy document currently outlines seven key objectives:
Position WSU as a place of choice for 土著 Australians to work in an environment that supports and nurtures their careers.
Provide opportunities for 本土学生 to learn and succeed in an environment that promotes 土著 excellence.
Develop the breadth and depth of 土著 研究 with a vision to promote research that empowers 土著 Australians.
Ensure all students develop understanding and knowledge about 土著 Australians through the Graduate Attribute.
Promote WSU as a place that works with and for the 土著 Australian community.
Promote leadership opportunities for 土著 Australians throughout the University.
Build 土著 Cultural Viability and Knowledge across the University.
Download the School and Institute 土著 Strategies
Ignite 土著 Traineeship Program 2022
Western Sydney University through the Office of the Deputy Vice
Chancellor 土著 Leadership (ODVCIL) provides a vocational pathway
for 土著 participants to gain paid experience in university operations as
business administration trainees.
Western Sydney University values academic excellence, integrity and the pursuit of knowledge. Ranked in the top two per cent of universities around the world, we are globally focused, research-led and committed to making a positive impact on the communities we engage with.
As we build towards increasing our 土著 students and staff to fulfil the WSU 土著 Strategy 2020-2025, Western continues to provide opportunities for students to learn and succeed in an environment that promotes 土著 excellence.
Western Sydney University newsletter celebrating 土著 excellence.
Here at Western Sydney University we are committed to a population parity of 3% by 2025 with up to 20 new positions created across Western for 土著 academics and at least 5 new traineeships for professional staff.
We are positioning Western as a place of choice for 土著 Australians to work in an environment that supports and nurtures their careers. In return 土著 staff members bring community connections and cultural insights that expand the mission of Western and help it better reflect its community.
土著 Student Success Program
本土员工 and Students Spotify Playlist
Events and activities at Western are as diverse as the people.
For 2021, we have a Spotify list prepared by our 本土员工 and Students for your enjoyment. Podcasts from 土著 Academics and students can also be found here.