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

Making better financial decisions

There’s nothing like a global pandemic to force us to reassess our lives and lifestyle. Things we previously took for granted have suddenly leapt into focus, and we are paying much closer attention to the things that keep us safe and secure.

Addressing the mega challenges in a changing world

UOW has formed strong international and domestic institutional research collaborations to tackle serious issues impacting our global population, according to Professor Paul Wellings CBE, Vice-Chancellor.

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.

The ones to follow

UOW alumni are ambitious, creative and connected and they’re gaining quite a following. Here are just a few we like to follow.

Residents bloom in Desert Rose House

Cameron Porter explains that a well-designed home can be inexpensive and maintain the quality of life for our ageing population.

The ones to follow

UOW alumni are ambitious, creative and connected and they’re gaining quite a following. Here are just a few we like to follow.

Giants in their regions

Universities are significant institutions central to the nation’s social and economic development. They achieve this in two major ways. First, by training highly skilled individuals. Second, by creating new knowledge and novel technologies. Both these outputs shape national competitiveness and contribute to our distinctive identity.

Aboriginal women speak

We spoke with three influential Aboriginal women with strong ties to UOW: an Elder, an alumna and a student.

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.