Moving far away from home for university
From the country to the coast, what moving away from home for study is like and how it also affects parents.
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.
Senior Professor Vera Mackie and Dr Sharon Crozier-De Rosa trace the memories of women who have made history, changed the world, and paved the way for their modern sisters.
This is everything you need to do in Wollongong
In a prime location between the mountains and the sea, Wollongong is an adventurer's dream, filled with trails that lead to waterfalls, wildlife and breathtaking lookout points.
The bridge to university
Sulata Fetui didn't always think she could go to university, but after overcoming challenges and taking a bridging course to prepare herself, she now studies at UOW in South Western Sydney.
Fish for life: Food security in the South Pacific
As declining stocks in coastal fisheries threaten the food security and health of South Pacific nations, UOW researchers are working with island communities to ensure they have fish for life.
Indigenous storytelling finds new voices
From ancient dreaming stories to Indigenous youth of today, Kirli Saunders is giving back to community through Indigenous storytelling.
Netflix has your number
Every time you click play, streaming services are capturing data about who you are, what you like, and what you are likely to choose in the future.