Diving into entrepreneurship

How this UOW graduate combined a knack for marketing and a passion for diving into a successful business

The leading women of STEM

From Wollongong to the world stage, these UOW graduates continue to lead the way for women in STEM

The expert advice for managing children’s meltdowns

Five takeaways from this year’s first Luminaries webinar

UOW lecturer shortlisted for prestigious photography awards

Biologist and photographer Dr Damien Esquerre named a finalist for Nature Photographer of the Year

Welcome to The Stand Magazine

We bring to life subjects that illustrate the impact our students, 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.

Articles

Up to the challenge: a life in research

As Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation) she has led UOW’s efforts to solve some of the world’s biggest, most complex problems.

Why you can't commit to exercise

We've all experienced it. That sudden burst of motivation that's enough for you put on your exercise gear and get moving. Afterwards, you feel great and think to yourself, "I'm going to make this a regular thing".

From thoughts to things

For all the buzz of innovation, why does so little research translate into real-world applications and what are the secrets to success? Gordon Wallace shares what he has learnt taking 3D-printed products from the lab to the clinic.

Life under the microscope

Surfer, scientist, engineer and inventor: James Bouwer has played a key role in developing the microscope technology that is revolutionising our understanding of life at the molecular level.

After the game

It is often said that an athlete dies twice. Once when they take their last breath, and the other when they retire from the sport.

The future of housing: building with steel

Standing seven storeys high are two identical apartment blocks; the same in size, look, feel and layout. They are exactly the same, but different. One has a concrete frame, the other cold-formed steel. This difference could change Australian apartments and help expand the country's steel industry.