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New initiative to boost student employability

A new initiative that prepares students for the workforce by offering practical, real-world experience outside the classroom was officially launched at UOW on Tuesday 26 May.

Learning through play - Australia’s only children’s museum launches in Wollongong

Australia’s only dedicated ‘children’s museum’, and the first-of-its-kind in the world based on a university campus, has been launched at UOW.

Science students make pilgrimage to pinnacle of physics world

Teaching student Zac Gorton poised to visit the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva.   

Why are young Australian unis punching above their weight?

The latest Times Higher Education rankings of universities under 50 years old paints a positive picture for the Australian higher education sector.

UOW's double world rankings success

The release of two separate rankings highlights UOW’s best ever results.

Cuts to Future Fellowships will cost more than just jobs

Christopher Pyne’s proposed cuts to the Future Fellowships program will have devastating ripple effects well beyond those researchers who will miss out on research funding.

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