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.
A letter to year 12 me
The time has finally come. I have officially accomplished what I set out to achieve once I finished high school: graduate university. Year 12 seems like forever ago and now, here I am, finishing my final semester and ready to graduate.
Can peace and democracy co-exist?
Former UN peacekeeper Dr Izabela Pereira Watts shares her academic expertise and firsthand experiences from the field
Voting with two wheels
Cycling to work can help improve physical and mental health, reduce congestion and mitigate climate change.
Student advocate awarded Wollongong Council’s Volunteer of the Year
As a member of the University of Wollongong’s Student Advisory Council, Carly Lavings has helped to spearhead a number of changes to student life, with the aim of making the university experience more accessible for all.
Investing in a sustainable future
When Dr Searat Ali introduced the concept of sustainable finance to his postgraduate students, he encountered some initial scepticism.
Be a Voice for Generations
I find solace in knowing that sovereignty can co-exist with the proposed reform, providing the coordinates that lead us to an assault-free, mobilised and agreeable destination