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.
Re-writing the narrative
Close friends Mick Bainbridge and Jaymee Beveridge met at UOW while pursuing two extraordinarily different career pathways. But their divergent journeys shared the same goal: to rewrite a common narrative and help others do the same.
'Kindness is hugely underrated'
New Vice-Chancellor on her love of nursing, what drives her, and her ambitions for UOW
UOW campus as major movie franchises
It looked straight out of a major Hollywood movie, and I was walking the set. As the years passed, the wonder that came with exploring the campus never faded. How could it when it feels like the very ground beneath me was puzzled together from all my favourite movies. There is movie magic all over the campus and I’m about to give you the Fast and Furious tour.
The social network
On the surface, uni might seem like a simple means to an end: go, get a degree, graduate. However, what UOW grad Stef Posthuma discovered – like most students – is that uni can enrich your life in so many ways. For Stef, the connections and friendships he made while studying at UOW set him up for the life and success he has now.
5 foods to boost your concentration
Exams can be a huge drain on the brain, so you need to keep it well fed. Enter Rebecca Gawthorne!