The leap of faith across oceans that paid off

Finding purpose in conflict and sorrow

Seeking safety, finding belonging

A refugee’s journey to Wollongong

Creating change

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

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

How to fight the war on waste

Every item we buy and throw away has an environmental footprint and Australians toss out a lot.

The leap of faith across oceans that paid off

Hermoine Macura-Noble, 42, a UOW communications graduate, author and the first Australian female English-speaking anchor in the Middle East, spoke with Michele Tydd about her ground-breaking international career.

Seeking safety, finding belonging

When civil war broke out in her home country, Zeljka Jovanovic’s whole world changed. Her family fled their beloved home to live as refugees and eventually settled in Wollongong. A place they now call home.

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.