Creating change

Mark Dombkins and Andrew Wade are creating change that matters. Here’s how.

Nature and nurture

Building a thriving business around doing good

The heart of social justice

Rising up for a better tomorrow

The heart of social justice

Rising up for a better tomorrow

Outlook Magazine is the University of Wollongong’s flagship publication for alumni featuring stories about and by our incredible graduates from around the world.

Articles

The accident that nearly ended Sarah Carli’s Olympic dream

During a routine training session at the gym, Sarah Carli faced a life-threatening injury. After emergency surgery, she was told she couldn’t exercise for five months. Competing in the Tokyo Olympics five months later seemed impossible.

Beyond the breakers

With its stunning beaches and surf breaks, the Illawarra is renowned for producing talented professional surfers. But for every young athlete that makes it on the competition circuit, countless others don’t – so it’s crucial to prepare for alternate futures.

Community, connections and giving back

For some, graduating from the University of Wollongong (UOW) means leaving an era of study and late nights behind, but for others, maintaining a connection with their alma mater has proven invaluable.

Educating politics

The best intentions on entering politics often get swallowed up in the game. But for Jihad Dib MP – NSW Member for Lakemba and Shadow Minister for Emergency Services and Energy and Climate Change – his motivation is the same as it has always been: to change lives for the better.

Graham West: ‘a good bloke’ working tirelessly to help the homeless

Graham West remembers a brief but poignant conversation decades ago at Sydney’s Central Rail Station when a homeless man stopped him for the time.

Meet the UOW graduate tackling loneliness through storytelling

Tessa Blencowe understands loneliness. The UOW business and journalism graduate-turned-counsellor has spent years learning what it means for people to be lonely, and how we can address it as a society.