Health and wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing Strategy

UOW has a strong focus on Health and Wellbeing. The University aims to address global and regional health challenges by leveraging our expertise in medical research, research application, education and our focus on high impact science.

The delivery of these initiatives is a natural step of taking UOW from a university with strengths in science and engineering, and a leading medical program, to the next level of improving the health of the Illawarra and Shoalhaven.

Flourishing – People, place and care

"Bringing together researchers from the social sciences and companion disciplines to develop, deliver and evaluate, community-led approaches to health and wellbeing that overcome disadvantage and improve outcomes." 

We will bring you updates on this initiative as it develops.

UOW's focus on Health and Wellbeing centres around the following interconnected initiatives: