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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.
Finding time to study as a mum, manager and student
In the busy life of Renee Connolly, sometimes a little help goes a long way in finding time to study.
Why I choose to work and study
UOW student Cassie Green is here to tell you a bit about her experience of working and studying.
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.
Finding courage in the face of tragedy
Battling cancer with your best friend by your side, then losing that friend to the same insidious disease you are fighting.