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.
To infinity and beyond
When the Peregrine Lunar Lander blasts off from Cape Canaveral in Florida in early January, the work of a University of Wollongong (UOW) graduate will be on board.
The missing piece of the Alzheimer’s puzzle
According to Alzheimer’s Disease International, over 55 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias – a shocking statistic set to almost double every 20 years.
In safe hands
Meet Higher Degree Research scholars from UOW's Early Start and discover the 'why' behind their research
The stories that make us better
Artists heal our world in various ways: by celebrating Indigenous heritage, building social cohesion, asking difficult questions or telling enchanting stories to our children.
The year in review
As the sun sets on another eventful year, let’s take a moment to reflect on the significant milestones that have shaped its journey throughout 2023.
Building the foundations for an illustrious career
It's been almost a decade since Dr Thong Pham left the University of Wollongong (UOW), but he remembers his time as a Wollongong student as if it were yesterday, down to the free green bus route.