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

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Articles

Lisa Havilah: a creative powerhouse

In 2003, a controversial art exhibition in Western Sydney examined the life and death of Blacktown woman Anita Cobby. The exhibition ‘Anita and Beyond‘- the brainchild of the then Casula Powerhouse director, Kon Gouriotis - involved 12 artists and reams of social history material including personal memorabilia linked to the aftermath of a crime committed in 1986.

Living a life of purpose

In 2010, Maryanne Harris was an exercise science student at UOW when her partner of three years was involved in a balcony collapse.

Philosophical adventures in time and space

An education in the liberal arts, unlike that of a purely technical or scientific kind, seeks to produce graduates who are capable of reflective understanding – graduates who can stand back and imaginatively evaluate what is required to think well about topics of foundational importance in our lives.

Realising the power of journalism

On Alice Matthews’ very first reporting shift for radio current affairs on ABC, she learnt a valuable lesson as a journalist: the story you think you’re going to cover, may not be the story you file at the end of the day.

Global correspondent

Lu has worked for major news outlets in Paris, Belfast, London and Sydney.

Striving for inclusivity

Children from Mogo Primary School gather on the University of Wollongong’s Batemans Bay regional campus.