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.
Investing in the great Australian dream
Human geographer Charlie Gillon finds the great Australian dream of a block of land and house in the suburbs has transformed
How creativity is changing Bellambi
The suburb of Bellambi often makes headlines for all the wrong reasons. But a new initiative is bringing the University of Wollongong together with the community to celebrate the people of Bellambi.
Let's talk about sex
How should we approach some of the pressing issues facing adolescents?
A garden to call home
For years, the block in Mildura sat unused. A mess of weeds and unruly plants was slowly consuming the land.
Timbers with a sustainable timbre
From concert halls and recording studios to factories, sawmills and forests, University of Wollongong (UOW) researchers Professor Chris Gibson and Dr Andrew Warren have been documenting this change by following guitar timbers back to the tree.
Sleep on it
Why sleep is more important than ever.