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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.
Recipe for success
When she left school in Year 11 in 2004, Eloise Meyer didn't even consider a university education.
Living her dream
When Siobhan Heywood left school in Year 11 to help care for her father, she thought she’d also left behind her dreams of going to university.
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.
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.
Destiny put Keval on the right path
It was destiny, he says, that landed him in the Diploma of Engineering at UOW College in 2020.
From surviving cancer to thriving at university
Sofia Tsalidis couldn’t finish high school due to illness, now she’s graduating uni in the hopes of helping others.