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.
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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.
The 5 most Instagrammable spots on campus at UOW
Here’s my list of gems at UOW that are worthy of your Insta grid.
My journey through UOWx
The move to online learning after Covid-19 hit was a huge change. But it was a change that made me want to be more involved with university and the programs that were on offer. It was at this point I decided to look into UOWx.
Everything you need to know about UOWx
UOWx is an amazing program designed to encourage and support students to get more involved with the co-curricular activities offered at UOW.
Sick of seeing news about COVID-19? There’s a reason for that.
Case numbers are rising, and we are finally seeing the end of daily press conferences. Eighteen months into the pandemic, you might be suffering from news fatigue.
Dear Year 12 Me
It feels like decades ago my 18-year-old self was in the position so many others find themselves, at the end of their high school chapter, preparing for the most exciting one: university.
Uni life: what you’ve heard vs reality
If you are reading this article, chances are you have considered doing a degree at uni after finishing high school. The good news is you’re on the right track.