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.
UOW medical students leading the way with research projects
Changing medical practice and procedure is usually based on the advice of practitioners with years of experience.
An interview with Professor Eileen McLaughlin
Professor Eileen McLaughlin has just joined UOW as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health. She recently spoke with Carly Evans and shares what attracted her to the role, her pathway into science and her latest research.
Superwomen of STEM
In recent years, the cry to get more women into STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers – and support them to flourish – has amplified. The Australian Government’s Advancing Women in STEM strategy stands beside significant action in schools, universities and businesses, all aiming to increase gender equity.
Creating a healthy country
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and with a shortage of doctors across regional, rural and remote Australia, it’s a tough time to practise medicine in country towns.
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.