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Free Online Short Courses— Anywhere, Any Time

You can study free online short courses from the University of Wollongong anywhere in the world, at your own pace. Complete subjects written by leading academics based on their internationally renowned research. In as few as two hours per week, you can complete a UOW Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on your own terms, working with your existing schedule. All courses are delivered through our partner FutureLearn, and there’s no limit to the number of courses you can complete. It’s how bright minds spend their down time—and why not, when Australia’s highest-rated university is at your fingertips.

Bioprinting: 3D Printing Body Parts

Bioprinting: 3D Printing Body Parts

Register now for this four week course and discover how biomaterials and 3D printing collide. Course commences 26 June 2017.

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Homo Floresiensis Uncovered: The Science of ‘the Hobbit’

Homo Floresiensis Uncovered: The Science of ‘the Hobbit’

Register now to learn about the fascinating world of modern archaeological science & Homo Floresiensis. Course commences 24 July 2017.

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Preventing Childhood Obesity: an Early Start to Healthy Living

Preventing Childhood Obesity: an Early Start to Healthy Living

Prevent childhood obesity by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, screen time & sleep for children under five. Course commenced 1 May 2017.

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Preventing Childhood Obesity: An Early Start to Healthy Living

This course is designed to help parents and those who work with children. It will describe the main behaviours that contribute to childhood obesity – from birth to the age of five – and provide evidence-based advice on promoting and maintaining healthy levels of these behaviours.

Each week of the course will look at a different area and will address some of the following topics:

  • Making fruit and vegetables attractive
  • Offering healthy snacks and drinks
  • Promoting active play
  • Reducing screen time and sedentary behaviour
  • Creating healthy sleep patterns.

By the end of the course, you will be able to set goals to promote healthy behaviours in the children you care for and monitor their progress over time.

This course commenced 1 May 2017.