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Navigating troubled waters

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Putting healthy snacks on the global map

Innovating accessible health food

Believing in a new age of autism support

Diagnosed with autism as an adult, Kory Sherland turned lived experience into her life's work

Welcome to The Stand Magazine

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.

Articles

Podcasting pioneers

A desire to share the day to day reality of social workers has seen a podcasting production collective flourish.

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.

Artists as imagineers

In Australia and across the globe, COVID-19 has brought theatres, galleries, music venues, performers, and television and movie productions to the brink. And with the pandemic showing no signs of going away, there are fears that some parts of the arts industry may never recover.

Finding a poetic path

It was on the shelves of the humble Forbes Public Library in western New South Wales that Sarah-Jane Burton made a discovery that would shape the course of her professional life.

Wordless ways

When I was first invited to write a piece for UOW Outlook Magazine about creativity during COVID-19, I felt optimistic and jumped at the opportunity. I sat down the next week with a note pad and jostled with a wave of stopping, starting and staring at blank pages and unfinished lines.