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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.
Big data will change your life.
The ability to harness and probe for understanding in massive amounts of data is heralding revolutionary approaches to the way we do business, provide healthcare and interact with each other.
Inside homes in the Illawarra, many senior residents curl up beneath a blanket, trying to keep warm during winter.
Fear and loathing in modern politics
There has never been a more exciting time to be a political junkie.
A catalyst for change
The seeds of an idea that were planted in the hope of reversing the Illawarra region’s flagging economic fortunes are beginning to sprout, with the potential to create real and lasting change.
Building a city on rock and roll
How UOW grads built the Yours & Owls Festival from the grassroots up, and its impact on the city’s culture.
The bush beat
When Hugh Stump was a child, the nearest hospital was at least an hour away from the family farm in north-west New South Wales. But flooding rains would turn black soil to mud and he, like so many people in the rural and remote areas, missed out on even the simplest of medical check-ups. Let alone major or critical services.