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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.
Global Climate Change Week
Climate change is an urgent and important issue that in years to come will have an irreversible impact on our society. At UOW, students and researchers are working to provide practical solutions to the many problems facing our planet, including warming sea temperatures, food security, and plastic pollution.
On the front line of sea level rises
A warming planet is driving sea level rises and forcing the world map to be redrawn to reflect changes to our coastlines.
Fuelling the fire
It’s time now to take control and cut emissions into the atmosphere as our forests are resilient – to a point.
A career forged by fire
Robert Sawyer’s 35-year journey from horrific burns to PhD graduate testifies to a tenacity that can’t be broken down.
Why the things you care about matter
If you can look beyond the pressure of Year 12, have you considered what could happen if you simply asked yourself: What do I care about?
Climate change is rearranging life on Earth, disturbing ecosystems and threatening human food security, prosperity and health.