We bring to life subjects that illustrate the impact our students, 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.
A blueprint to change the world
The University of Wollongong is working to effect change on a global level, with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals providing a roadmap for creating a better world for all.
The next generation of rural doctors
University of Wollongong’s Graduate Medicine Shoalhaven is helping to transform medical services in the rural community.
Why Yasmine's research is deeply personal
It is research that is incredibly important for Yasmine, one of few dietitians globally who has been diagnosed with the disease.
A doctor's search for adventure
From Arnhem Land to Antarctica, Dr Rhys Harding has always searched for adventure. Now, the UOW graduate has certainly found it, as the only doctor on the ground at a research station in Antartica.
7 tips to self-improve while you self-isolate
While self-isolation can mean time away from some of the things we love, it can also be an opportunity to focus on improving aspects of our lives. Here are seven ways to nail self-improvement while you self-isolate. And no, Netflix binging did not make the cut.
The ultimate guide: 10 easy ways to stay healthy on a student budget
As a university student, there are quite a few factors working against us in our goal to stay fit and healthy – mostly for the lack of moolah! It’s a fact that we don’t have a whole lot of spare cash floating around to spend on gyms, personal trainers or fancy, healthy food.