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.

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Creating change

Mark Dombkins and his wife Anna had just adopted three children in Tanzania. As Mark walked out of the baby home and passed by other children who wouldn’t be coming home with him, he asked himself, what needs to change?

Nature and nurture

For Amanda Essery, Founder and CEO of award-winning premium Australian lifestyle brand Lovekins, creating a business around loving care for people and the planet was like coming home.

The heart of social justice

On paper, Dr Romina Santos Reyftmann may look like your typical high achiever: years of study in medicine and law, helping establish a successful fertility clinic with one of Australia’s leading IVF teams, and extensive high-impact work in First Nations justice and human rights law. But you don’t have to dig deeply to see that every success has been hard-won.

Harnessing data to solve problems

From predicting when an airplane needs servicing to increasing the number of mattresses sold at a furniture start-up, this former BlueScope cadet shows how diverse a career in mathematics can be.

Building a business in Asia with roots in Wollongong

Starting university can mean a lot of change. For some students, it’s the first time they leave home – perhaps even the first time they learn how to cook for themselves or do their laundry.

From Wollongong to the world

The University of Wollongong graduates whose passion for science is helping change the world.