We share profile stories and videos of individuals highlighting the innovation and impact of our high-achieving alumni all over the world.


Riding the cyber highway

A courageous move to Singapore to take on the role as Head of Security Risk for an international banking group opened up an unexpected cyber journey for Kate Healy.

Space without borders

Meet Usman Iftikhar, a mechanical engineer and entrepreneur on a mission to democratise space to drive sustainable development.

The cutting edge of anatomy

As an outdoors country girl growing up in Wagga, Katie Gaskin’s limited television time would play a pivotal role in moulding her unusual career ambition.

The Wright stuff

Matthew Wright remembers his University of Wollongong graduation ceremony in 1994 with great pride as well as a touch of amusement over dodging a wardrobe malfunction.

Recruiting success

In their first semester studying for a commerce degree at University of Wollongong, Tom Moore and Luke Rix failed accountancy 101.

Window of opportunity in Illawarra Flame House

If you’ve ever wondered how to get a whole house through customs, Lloyd Niccol is your man.

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.

Putting heart into homes

UOW alumni Clayton McDowell and Emily Ryan want to shake-up standard practice in the construction industry. They focus on building homes that are sustainable and fit for all stages of life.