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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.
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This is our unified story – a story that draws on our past, understands the present, and looks to the future.
The long journey home
From the battlefields of Afghanistan to the battles with his own mind, law student and former special forces soldier Mick Bainbridge is fighting on.
Trumping distrust in the corporate world
Mario Fernando can remember the exact moment and place that he realised he was having a career crisis.
Why we believe what we believe
Post-truth, fake news, false amplifiers, silos, alternative facts, information operations - it's hard to know who and what to believe anymore.
Appease, submit or resist
Luis Gómez Romero on human rights, decency and the law in the age of Trump.
For the love of law
When it comes to the law, sometimes you just need to think outside the box.
Schoolyard politics on a global scale
The world watches closely as international tribunal rules on the South China Sea