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Play for the win

More than 1200 people from the Illawarra braved torrential rains to find shelter (and plenty of fun!) at the Early Start's first-ever Festival of Play.

Nourishment for the curious minds

From interactive music and dance performances, creative workshops to expert talks on children’s nutrition, movement and emotional regulation – the Early Start Festival of Play comes to UOW

How to raise a digitally-smart child?

Newly-opened UOW Children's Technology Play Space will serve as an inspiration to use technology in smart and innovative ways

UOW Early Start Discovery Space and Science Space to resume in-person sessions

Parents and children can participate and enjoy in-person activities from next week

Former National Children’s Commissioner joins UOW Early Start Committee

Human rights advocate Megan Mitchell brings strategic thinking and leadership to Committee

COVID-19 response update: 25 Mar 2020

Campuses open and operational

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