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We bring to life subjects that illustrate the impact UOW’s teaching, research and graduates make in the world.
The Stand exists to unlock the knowledge and expertise inside the University of Wollongong (UOW), telling stories about our people and their accomplishments that inform, educate and inspire. This magazine was born out of a renewed sense of place, purpose and values that will guide the University in fulfilling its role in exploring how to resolve society’s large and complex social, environmental and economic challenges.
We believe education is one of the most powerful transformative forces on communities and individuals. It opens minds and helps people find purpose, meaning – and solutions for the world’s most pressing challenges.
This is our unified story – a story that draws on our past, understands the present, and looks to the future.
Driving change in healthcare technology
Imagine if patients across Australia had access to life-changing drugs faster than ever before.
How do we understand autism?
It’s estimated that one in 54 Australians live with autism. How can we better understand the needs of individuals in personal and professional settings?
Embedding sustainability is serious business
Jacki Johnson has spent the past 25 years working in the insurance sector in a variety of executive and leadership roles and is a director of a mutual bank. Now her passion for sustainability has brought her to UOW.
Taking the steps to swap ballet shoes for doctor scrubs
Molly McKenzie went from dancer to doctor – a journey she thought was impossible when she left high school at 14.
Sophie's decision to study at UOW was life-changing
Sophie Imbert was 20 when her parents presented her with a choice - move to Sydney or London to study at university.
Scholarship was a bonus for Zach
Computers have always been a passion for Zach Hale, but when he just missed out on getting into a computer science course, he wasn’t sure how he could pursue his dream job.