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Tuesday 31 January 2023

Australia Day awards and honours for academics and community members

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Tuesday 31 January 2023

$8 million committed to Bushfire and Natural Disaster Centre

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College recognised for outstanding commitment to gender equality

UOW College has been named a 2014 Employer Of Choice for Gender Equality by the Australian Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

NEC Australia to invest $25m into Wollongong region

Leading global technology solutions and services company NEC Australia has today signed an agreement with UOW that will trigger an investment of $25 million in the region and the creation of more than 100 jobs.

Open education lowers barriers to formal study

Advocates of open education convened on 10 November to discuss the future of the Open Education Resource University (OERu) at a meeting hosted by University of Wollongong (UOW) Deputy-Vice Chancellor (Education) Professor Eeva Leinonen.

Award winning playwrights watch students bring their work to life

Bachelor of Performance students are this week premiering three original plays written by three award-winning Australian female playwrights for their end of year assessment at University of Wollongong (UOW).

Early Illawarra and Explorers exhibition

A restored edition of Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay from 1789 and two recently acquired 19th century Eugene von Guerard prints are currently on show at the University of Wollongong Library.

Young leaders converge to talk social responsibility and creating change

More than 200 high school students from 65 schools across the region wrapped up a three-day leadership forum at UOW recently (5 November) with a message to change the world through “indignation and compassion”.


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