Western Sydney University - WSU reviews

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Western Sydney University (or WSU & formerly known as University of Western Sydney) has campuses across the Western suburbs of Sydney, including Parramatta, Campbelltown, Bankstown, Blacktown, Hawkesbury, and Penrith.

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Positive was that we touched on many aspects of social science
Negative was that there was no experience component

My advice to future students - Do not become a zombie halfway in, whatever it is, learn it and be conscious the whole time.

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The course takes a theoretical approach but doesn't provide practical experiences.

My advice to future students - Study something that has a practical component to it.

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The course needs to show some practical components to make it more relatable to the real world. You can easily get to the end of the course feeling that you don't have much to show.

My advice to future students is: Consider volunteering/working...

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I did a major in Criminology and criminal justice.

Positive: enlightened learning experience
Negative: some tutors are not suitable to be teaching the course

My advice to future students is: Enjoy your course dont overthink and stress your...

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Positives: broadens thinking of the way we see ourselves, the people around us and how we live. Doorway for more conversations about tough topics.

Negative: I can’t think of any negatives. The only negative experiences I have had at uni would ...

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The positive was that my teachers and tutors were often very engaging and interested in the topics being discussed in class.

The negative is that our social science course had no practical component. I feel it is essential for social science s...

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Positives: Topics are broad
Choice of major

Negatives: Nil

My advice to future students is: Study topics you enjoy

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I'm doing this online.

Positives: It's very in-depth so far, I'm learning a lot about the background to social science and it's making me want to learn more

Negatives: It is harder doing it online, though there is plenty of help available


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I'm doing this online.

Positives: Although we are online, we still have the chance to communicate with other members of the course. We also run monthly collaborate sessions where we all sit and chat about our upcoming assessments, whilst gettin...

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Positives: This course is strengthening what I personally know and am well at. The statistics and facts are allowing me to apply what I am good at to the world but with more confidence and certainty

Negatives: I love philosophy, but learning ab...

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