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.
Elon Musk is taking over Twitter – now what?
The deal has caused huge worldwide discussion, soliciting comments from US President Joe Biden and former president Donald Trump (the latter who was famously banned from the platform following the January 6 Riots). But does it really matter who owns Twitter?
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.
How Dakota forged his own path
The Bundjalung man is motivated by his desire to change education through culture.
How paywalls impact democracy
Have paywalls affected the way we access trusted news sources?
Engineers with empathy
A few years ago, Dave Walker had a brainwave while on a plane to Rwanda. The UOW Rwanda Project was born.
The revival of the Ngukurr News
In a remote town in the Northern Territory's Arnhem Land, a humble newspaper has provided an outlet to the world and a powerful advocacy tool.