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On country, for country: Collaborative partnership to prioritise reconciliation

May 4, 2021

This beautiful artwork was commissioned by the Indigenous Strategy Office in a collaborative partnership with the  School of Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences (SEALS) here at UOW.  The piece was designed and developed by Sammy Hill,  a local Aboriginal graphic design and contemporary artist with connections to Dharawal/ Wandandian country (Sammy Hill Creative Design) .   Sammy’s inspiration for this piece is drawn from country, for country with the use of local flora and fauna from the region and has key words drawn from our  Acknowledgment of Country  developed  by the Aboriginal Staff and community of UOW.

Why are our kids so anxious?

April 27, 2021

At what point in childhood does anxiety begin, and how can we help kids to overcome this increasingly common state?

The ones to follow: Alumni turning heads

April 13, 2021

The talent, creativity and impact of UOW alumni and academics reach far and wide.

Early Start joins UOW Cares

April 13, 2021

We are pleased to announce that the Early Start Equity Fund has been added to the list of charitable causes that are supported by UOW Cares.

April school holidays at the Discovery Space

April 1, 2021

These holidays we’re harnessing our five senses to explore and learn about the world around us.

UOW College awards $10,000 scholarship

March 30, 2021

Teagan Berry (Illawarra Steelers representative) has been awarded the 2021 UOW College Australia and Illawarra Rugby League scholarship – part of an annual partnership agreement, that is now in its fourth year.

Last chance to register for the UOW Tottenham Hotspur School Holiday Football Program

March 25, 2021

The UOW Tottenham Hotspur School Holiday Football Program will be back this school holidays.

Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) gaining momentum

March 25, 2021

Things will really be amping up in the reconciliation space this year as we shift the last quarter of our current RAP into high gear toward the finish line and begin planning for reconciliation actions and deliverables in our subsequent Reconciliation Action Plan.

UOW Makerspace: School holiday workshops

March 25, 2021

Have you got nothing to do these school holidays?!

Making an impact: Our graduates facing environment and societal issues head on

March 23, 2021

UOW alumni across the globe are making it their personal mission to tackle some of the world’s most prevalent environmental and societal issues, one United Nations Sustainable Development Goal at a time.

Q&A with Anita Kumar, CEO, Early Start

March 18, 2021

Celebrating International Women‘s Day Born in Chennai, India,  Anita Kumar was the first girl in her family to leave home at 17 to go and study engineering, not because she wanted to show she can do anything the boys could, but to delay time and experience the world before getting married, because that’s exactly what happened as soon as she finished.

Supercharging the power of inclusivity

March 18, 2021

Lilian Kikuvi highlights the importance of engaging with intersectionality Growing up in Mombasa on the east coast of Kenya, Lilian Kikuvi was never consciously aware of being a woman of colour.

New evidence shows half of Australians have ditched social media at some point

March 16, 2021

A recent nationally representative survey has shown Australians are willing and able to pull the plug on social media.

UOW RAP: Taking action and getting a seat!

March 8, 2021

To echo the words of Executive Director Jaymee Beveridge in her Universe article last week, reconciliation is about taking the journey and “Everyone at UOW has a role to play”.

UOW receives funding from Michael Tynan Memorial Challenge

March 4, 2021

UOW accepted a $50,000 donation on Monday 1 March 2021 as part of the Michael Tynan Memorial Challenge (MTMC).