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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.
Pioneering behaviour change
Content warning: the following story mentions child and sexual abuse.
Bright minds, bold ambitions and boundless passion
Three UOW alumni share the stories of coming of age and finding their dream jobs right after uni
Sustainable to the core
Clayton McDowell and Emily Ryan met while trying to re-imagine sustainability from opposite sides of a study desk. Six years later, the husband and wife’s award-winning research projects ask you to do the same.
The future of education is already here
The main role of modern education is to support the next generation of youth in taking on our brave yet slightly broken world
What is toxic positivity?
As NSW continues its second and strictest COVID lockdown, there has been plenty of focus on maintaining a positive outlook.
Stefania’s journey to outer space
Could it also take the Three-Minute Thesis winner into space one day as well?