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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.
Taking the steps to swap ballet shoes for doctor scrubs
Molly McKenzie went from dancer to doctor – a journey she thought was impossible when she left high school at 14.
Sophie's decision to study at UOW was life-changing
Sophie Imbert was 20 when her parents presented her with a choice - move to Sydney or London to study at university.
Scholarship was a bonus for Zach
Computers have always been a passion for Zach Hale, but when he just missed out on getting into a computer science course, he wasn’t sure how he could pursue his dream job.
What is it like to be a man in nursing?
There are currently more than 301,000 registered nurses employed in Australia, with employment projections estimating a growth of nearly 14 per cent over the next four years.
A world-class business and law degree close to home
When Martin Abdelsayed was finishing high school, he knew he wanted to pursue his business and legal passions.
The power of nursing
“I was in Year 12, in sixth form as they called it then, when my mother died,” says Professor Patricia Davidson, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Wollongong (UOW).