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How ‘beer and banter’ is helping men to open up

November 23, 2021

When Lachlan Stevens bought His Boy Elroy two years ago, he had a vision to build a brand based on three principles: loyalty, authenticity, and community.

Week 5: Food hamper drive for the Wollongong Homeless Hub

November 23, 2021

Breakfast or dessert, what’s better than some pancakes and maple syrup!  Let’s sweeten up the lives of some of our local Wollongong residents this week with a donation of pancake shake mix and maple syrup.

Complimentary tickets to The Other Art Fair

November 23, 2021

UOW staff are invited to take up free tickets to The Other Art Fair at The Cutaway, Barangaroo Reserve from 2 – 5 December.

2022 Goodwill Hunting: Call for donations

November 16, 2021

Domestic and international students are returning to UOW in 2022, and so is Goodwill Hunting – our annual event designed to help students establish themselves in Wollongong by giving them the opportunity to pick up free household items.

Week 6: Food hamper drive for the Wollongong Homeless Hub

November 16, 2021

Everyone deserves some drinks options to mark the festive season, so this week’s donation is soft drink, water, cordial or coffee.

Cultural celebrations: International Day for Tolerance | 16 November

November 16, 2021

International Day for Tolerance, celebrated on 16 November, was created by the United Nations to help foster mutual understanding among cultures and peoples.

UOW climate warriors fight for a healthier planet

November 11, 2021

They’re in their early twenties, fresh-faced but also fiercely committed and hopeful that together, they can change the future of our climate.

PowerLab Co-Director Prof Thomas Astell-Burt features in NSW DPIE Policy roundtable on valuing green space

November 2, 2021

NSW DPIE held a high-level roundtable on ‘Valuing Green Infrastructure & Public Spaces’ featuring Prof Thomas Astell-Burt (HAS and PowerLab.site) on 27 October.

Early Start Discovery Space are seeking parents for focus group

November 2, 2021

Have you visited the Early Start Discovery Space at least 3 times in the past 18 months?

RAP Steering Committee welcomes its new members

October 28, 2021

Last week we held our first Reconciliation Action Plan Steering Committee meeting where a new membership came together.

From lockdown to meltdown: Navigating children’s post-pandemic anxiety

October 26, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has left a lasting effect on many Australian families.

Group Homes Australia: Thinking of environments differently webinar | 3 November

October 26, 2021

This webinar will introduce: the social and operational approach needed to create a supportive, small-scale group home elements of staff training required to transition from institutional care to home-based models what is required in the physical environment to make a group home succeed 12.30 pm, 3 November Register here. 

Design, dignity and dementia in retirement living webinar | 27 October

October 26, 2021

Large numbers of people move into seniors living with an expectation that in “downsizing” and moving into a retirement village they will enter a rich social community, access the care services that they need and be in a supportive environment.

Free IGA delivery with DoorDash

October 26, 2021

Why not shop online to save you time and as an added bonus get free delivery and you are supporting local!

Cultural celebrations: Halloween

October 26, 2021

Halloween, also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows’ Eve, or All Saints’ Eve, is celebrated in many countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day.