Dr Reem Osman: Dubai's game-changing CEO

The UOW graduate's groundbreaking rise to the top of health care in the UAE

Gender expression and my non-binary identity

A personal reflection by UOW staff member Kit West

Home truths on housing affordability

Exploring solutions to the housing affordability crisis in UOW's latest Luminaries webinar

UOW medical student combines passion for healthcare and literacy

Teaching the next generation.

Dismantling barriers and chasing dreams with the Dylan Alcott Foundation

Meet UOW’s Dylan Alcott Foundation scholars

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

Should Australian governments nationalise the electricity sector? It’s not that simple

The shock suspension last week of Australia’s wholesale electricity market rekindled an age-old debate about whether the energy sector should be nationalised – in other words, owned and controlled by government.

Carbon neutrality, greenhouse gases, net-zero: understanding the lingo of a sustainable future

On 5 June, to mark World Environment Day, the University of Wollongong (UOW) announced its commitment to carbon neutrality by 2030. It follows years of devastating natural disasters exacerbated by climate change, including the Black Summer Bushfires and recent East Coast floods.

How to improve concentration

You're staring at the page, but nothing is going in. You need to learn this information, but you can't seem to put your mind to it. Here are some ways to study smarter, not harder.

What makes the ultimate study playlist?

Picture it: you’re cramming for your exam, but before you can put pen to paper, you have to find the perfect playlist to soundtrack your study.

Can we rewire the nervous system to fight MND?

Approximately 2,100 Australians are currently living with motor neurone disease (MND), a devastating neurodegenerative disease.

The top 3 reasons to study Cyber Security at UOW

There has never been a better time to start a career in cyber security.