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Opinion

We seek to disseminate a collection of interesting opinion pieces which are told from the individual’s perspective, from our global UOW alumni community, academics and students.

Articles

An extraordinary contribution

As the University of Wollongong’s third Chancellor (2009 -2020), Jillian Broadbent AC provided outstanding leadership to the institution over the past 11 years.

Wordless ways

When I was first invited to write a piece for UOW Outlook Magazine about creativity during COVID-19, I felt optimistic and jumped at the opportunity. I sat down the next week with a note pad and jostled with a wave of stopping, starting and staring at blank pages and unfinished lines.

Reimagining our University for the future

We need to think broadly and longer-term to ensure UOW thrives in a post-COVID environment, according to UOW Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Paul Wellings CBE.

Big data, big ideas...

Big ideas always need someone to drive change, according to Professor Glenn Salkeld, Executive Dean, Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities.

The ones to follow

The talent, creativity and impact of UOW alumni and academics reach far and wide. These are just a few we like to follow. This is the world from their perspective.

Creating a brighter future for Papua New Guineans

Life in the third world has never been easy. Access to health care, sanitation, education and general safety has been a constant battle for many. The Coronavirus pandemic has added a whole new layer of health management to an already underprivileged nation.

Blasting into a promising mining career

UOW Engineering alumna Ellie Hawkins' mining engineering career has started with a bang

A sustainable lens on COVID-19

On September 25th 2015, 193 member states came together to sign Agenda 2030.

Marching to a different beat

The music industry has been one of the hardest hit by the global Coronavirus pandemic, forcing artists and festival organisers to rethink the way they present their concerts and events.

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