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Binh and Adam without peer at PASS Awards

When it comes to helping mentor their fellow students Binh Nham and Adam Withers stand tall at the top of the class.

Engineering students create unmanned search and rescue aircraft

A love of fast cars and powerful engines has led a pair of students to develop a new search and rescue tool. 

Shoalhaven Campus closed today and open night postponed

The University of Wollongong Shoalhaven Campus will be closed today in the interests of safety after torrential rains caused widespread flooding throughout the region.

Students’ chance to compete in new $7,000 National Dementia Essay Competition

 Australia’s first National Dementia Essay Competition will be launched in September during Dementia Awareness Month, with more than $7,000 in prizes on offer, to encourage more university students to consider dementia care as a career choice. 

Thousands see how to learn, live and play at UOW open day

More than 7,000 visitors from across NSW and the ACT will descend on Wollongong this Saturday (15 August) to experience university life at the annual UOW Open Day.

Students head to US Congress as interns

It’s Washington, DC, bound for two students from UOW who will soon learn first-hand how the US Congress works.

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