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.
Three reasons why it’s not too late to study in 2023
You don’t have to wait until next year to start studying at UOW.
The perfect recipe for a new career
In his mid-30s, the former chef had come home at the beginning of the pandemic, with little chance of getting steady hospitality work as lockdowns hit Australia.
Recipe for success
When she left school in Year 11 in 2004, Eloise Meyer didn't even consider a university education.
How UOW Liverpool is helping achieve a lifelong dream
When Maria Granapoulous finished high school in the 1970s, university wasn’t an option.
Taking the steps to swap ballet shoes for doctor scrubs
Molly McKenzie went from dancer to doctor – a journey she thought was impossible when she left high school at 14.
What is toxic positivity?
As NSW continues its second and strictest COVID lockdown, there has been plenty of focus on maintaining a positive outlook.