The vape divide

Will banning nicotine-containing vape fluid do more harm than good? University of Wollongong toxicologist Dr Jody Morgan believes it will.

Helping oyster farmers to weather environmental challenges

It’s been a crazy twelve months for Batemans Bay oyster farmer Ewan McAsh. This time last year he was fighting bushfire flames at the front door of his oyster farm office and storage sheds.

Students sing away the COVID blues

When the coronavirus pandemic hit Australia, student Kaitlin Lawler’s final year was thrown into peril.

Creative arts graduates reach their zenith

How UOW's creative arts students are bringing their experiences to life.

Got a question about starting uni? You can ask a student

Ever thought your question might be too silly to ask? When you call or live chat on the Ask a Student portal, your questions will be answered by real UOW students (past and present) with valuable insights, who were once in your position and likely also had some of the same questions when they were looking to start uni.

What to do if you don't know what to do

Not sure what to study after high school? Feeling anxious and unsure? Trust us, you’re not alone. In fact, we did a study that found about 15% of you basically have no idea at all and 57% of you have some idea, but not really.

10 books to read before you turn 25

As far as lists of ‘things to do’ go, this one's pretty good. Novelist, playwright and Discipline Leader of English and Creative Writing at the University of Wollongong, Dr Catherine McKinnon, shares the books she thinks every curious knowledge seeker should read before they turn 25.

How to avoid the loneliness of social media

Ever felt a pang of loneliness when scrolling Instagram or immediately after you close the app for the last time at night? Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Wollongong, Roger Patulny, says there are three ways to use social media, and two of them are linked with high feelings of loneliness. Here’s how to get the balance right.

The 5 most Instagrammable spots on campus at UOW

Here’s my list of gems at UOW that are worthy of your Insta grid.