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.
How coincidence and connections helped a shark attack survivor heal and tell his story
In 2014, exercise science student James Forsyth was completing his Honours project at the University of Wollongong (UOW) when then 21-year-old Brett volunteered for his study.
Meet the artist behind It’s Go Time
The University of Wollongong (UOW) has reimagined O-Week into a curated, week-by-week guide for new and returning students.
Teaching students to think well
They’ve enjoyed the privilege of special scholarships and small-group tutoring, but they’re also proving that their talents can change the world.
Going global puts Wollongong company on the map nationally
Marketing and technology whiz Geoff McQueen was an undergraduate student at the University of Wollongong when he built his first company, Internetrix, in 2001.
Driving change in healthcare technology
Imagine if patients across Australia had access to life-changing drugs faster than ever before.
What is it like to be a man in nursing?
There are currently more than 301,000 registered nurses employed in Australia, with employment projections estimating a growth of nearly 14 per cent over the next four years.