Meet UOW's new leadership team

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Please join us to learn more about their vision to lead the University into the future and to mix and mingle with fellow alumni.


DATE: Wednesday 11 August
TIME: 5.00pm – 7.00pm
VENUE: Hotel Realm, National Ballroom 1, 18 National Circuit, Canberra
COST: This event is complimentary for alumni and their guest and includes canapes and drinks.

At UOW, we are passionate about supporting our communities to address society's critical social and health challenges. We have recently launched our Born of Steel fund, which recognises our rich heritage and the acknowledgment of the role philanthropy has played in helping our institution to grow into the world-class University it is today.

Gifts made to this fund will support students from all backgrounds to thrive and fulfil their potential, power world-changing research that is embedded in communities, and kick-start innovation that benefits people locally, nationally and internationally. Please consider joining fellow alumni in making a donation. All donations over $2 are fully tax deductible.

Please RSVP via form below and make a donation if you would like to.




Ms Christine McLoughlin AM, Chancellor
Christine McLoughlin is one of Australia’s most respected business leaders, whose passion for bringing people together through education, sport, health and technology is well recognised.

An experienced company Director, Ms McLoughlin has served on a number of ASX-listed company boards in diverse sectors including financial services, resources, health insurance and infrastructure over the past 12 years. She currently serves as Chairman of Suncorp Group Limited, is a Director of Cochlear Limited and Chairman of Destination NSW.

Professor Patricia M. Davidson, Vice Chancellor
Professor Davidson joined the University of Wollongong as Vice-Chancellor in May 2021. Prior to her current role, Professor Davidson was dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in Baltimore in the United States. In 2021 she was the recipient of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Distinguished Leader Award. This honour celebrates her exceptional contributions to the advancement of global health worldwide.

Professor Davidson serves as counsel general of the International Council on Women’s Health Issues, and was a past board member of CUGH and secretary general of the Secretariat of the World Health Organizations Collaborating Centres for Nursing and Midwifery. She also serves on the Board of Health Care Services for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in the United States.