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Free tickets for the UOW community to the Other Art Fair

February 11, 2021

The Other Art Fair, presented by Saatchi Art, gives you the opportunity to meet a curated selection of over 120 independent artists and browse thousands of pieces to suit every budget under one roof.

Food+ with Care Project: Update and thank you

February 9, 2021

The UOW Food+ with Care team would like to thank our staff and community members for their generous support of our students during COVID-19.

Healing the land to heal ourselves

February 4, 2021

When we think of bushfires, the issues of long-term drought and climate change spring to mind.

What do nutritionists pack in their kids’ lunch box?

February 2, 2021

It’s a daily struggle – what should I pack in my child’s lunch box today to ensure they are getting the nutrition they need?

UOW global brand ambassador Adam Gilchrist wins number one player of the first two decades of the 21st century

January 28, 2021

Adam Gilchrist completely redefined what it took to be an elite wicketkeeper — and that left many of his brethren lamenting how he “stuffed it for all of us”.

UOW graduate has developed an app he believes could curb panic buying of essential items

January 28, 2021

Supermarket shoppers fighting over toilet paper could soon be a thing of the past.

10 summer podcasts perfect for strolls along the beach

January 28, 2021

From ‘Dolly Parton’s America’ to ‘S-Town’ – true stories that will get you hooked.

Artists as imagineers: How COVID-19 has impacted the arts

January 21, 2021

In Australia and across the globe, COVID-19 has brought theatres, galleries, music venues, performers, and television and movie productions to the brink.

On the front line: Our alumni share their story of fighting one of Australia’s worst bushfires

January 19, 2021

Australia’s Black Summer was like no other, with the bushfires that raged across the nation leaving many of us overwhelmed and in disbelief at the devastation they caused.

Is your child ready for school?

January 19, 2021

Every year, countless parents debate whether their child is ready for the world of primary school.

SciFri Cinema presents: The Goonies

January 19, 2021

To celebrate the start of a new year, we are holding a special SCIFRI CINEMA screening of the cult classic, The Goonies.

EmerCALD wins Community Innovation Award

December 10, 2020

The EmerCALD (Emergency Communications for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities) team based at the SMART Infrastructure Facility, has been awarded the Community Innovation Award as part of the Illawarra Multicultural Awards announced last week.

Christmas gifts at Early Start Discovery Space

December 8, 2020

The Early Start Discovery Space Gift Shop is open Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 am – 11:30 am AND Saturday and Sunday from 9.30 am – 11.30am and 1.00pm -3pm.

Accommodation students raise over $3,423 for men’s health

December 8, 2020

Residents of Weerona, International House, Marketview and Campus East have got on the mo wagon, and have raised (at time of writing) $3,423 for Men’s health during the month of Movember.

UOW staff go the extra mile for medical research

November 26, 2020

The annual Michael Tynan Challenge (MTC) went virtual for the first time in 2020.