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 future of work

In 2019, trying to get a seat on a train or navigating peak hour traffic was a daily struggle as 26,000 Illawarra workers made their way to work. But in 2020, commuting became something only essential workers braved, while the rest of us set up makeshift offices in the kitchen, bedroom or garage.

Life’s circles

When Zachary Bennett-Brook and his partner Tara Burrows decided to marry in spring last year they weren’t going to let a pandemic dampen proceedings.

Helping women succeed

Helping future female leaders by providing support, guidance and access to advance their career is key, according to Professor Grace McCarthy, Dean of Business at UOW’s School of Business.

Balancing the gender scale of justice

Since early British settlement in Australia, those in powerful positions – creating & adjudicating on the law, running national political agenda & making key corporate decisions –have traditionally been predominantly male. While striking the gender balance in many top jobs across industries continues to be a work in progress, the NSW Local Court is close to achieving gender parity in magistrates.

Traversing career stereotypes

Throughout history, women and men have chosen careers that were either expected, inherited or simply all that were available to them. Choices were limited, particularly for women who were often guided into caring and nurturing roles such as nursing or teaching, while men were steered towards more physically taxing or technical endeavours.

Females on the political frontline

Parliaments ideally are supposed to mirror society but Australia is still struggling to boost female political representation. Outlook spoke to three UOW alumni to find out why they chose political careers and discuss their views on how to attract more women into politics.