Coronavirus

How has the coronavirus pandemic affected your health and habits?

February 23, 2021

Researchers at UOW are conducting an online survey to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on individuals’ physical and emotional health, habits and lifestyle.

Vice-Chancellor’s All Staff update | Friday 7 August 2020

August 7, 2020

Dear Colleagues As we see out a different looking Week 1 of Spring session for 2020, I am inspired by the resilience and flexibility our staff and colleagues in ensuring the safety and well-being of our students and the community.

Loneliness during the COVID-19 social distancing, isolation and lockdown measures research project

August 4, 2020

Around the world, many people have been social distancing, isolating or “locked down” to slow the spread of the Coronavirus.

Enterprise Agreement variations – Staff ballot outcomes

July 30, 2020

The results of the two ballots that considered variations to the University’s Enterprise Agreements are as follows: The result of the Variation to the University of Wollongong (Academic Staff) Enterprise Agreement, 2019 Employee Ballot 821 voted YES i.e.

COVID-19 update: COVID Safe principles and latest case locations in NSW

July 20, 2020

COVID Safe principles: Correct hygiene practices are key To help keep our UOW community safe and virus-free, it is critical that everyone remains vigilant with their hygiene practices.

Vice-Chancellor’s All Staff Strategic Update | Thursday 4 June

June 2, 2020

This Thursday 4 June, 11.30am – 12.30pm | Via live stream Professor Paul Wellings CBE will brief staff on the financial impact of COVID-19, the current financial position of the University, actions taken to date and options being considered for the University’s continuing response.

COVID-19 Response Update: 27 May 2020 – Vice-Chancellor’s message

May 28, 2020

Dear Colleagues, In my message to you earlier this week I referred to the far-reaching changes the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to our world and to higher education globally.

COVID-19 Response Update: 20 May 2020 – Staff health and wellbeing survey results

May 20, 2020

Dear Colleagues, The results of our recent staff mental health and wellbeing survey have now been received and reviewed by the University leadership team.

COVID-19 Response Update: 15 May 2020 – VC message

May 18, 2020

Dear Colleagues, We have now completed almost six weeks of remote learning delivery, and I want to thank everyone for your ongoing efforts.

COVID-19 Response Update: 1 May 2020 – Vice-Chancellor’s message

May 1, 2020

Dear Colleagues, The changes to our operations continue apace, as we navigate the hurdles that COVID-19 continues to bring.

COVIDSafe app available for download

April 30, 2020

This week the Australian Government launched their COVIDSafe app.

COVID-19 FAQs: Check regularly for the latest updates and additions

April 28, 2020

UOW’s COVID-19 response website has a range of information, FAQs and resources for staff.

COVID-19 Response Update: 22 April 2020 – UOW staff Webex chat

April 22, 2020

Dear Colleagues, As we settle into working remotely, we’re all adapting to a new way of life: working from home with children, partners and pets, Webex meetings instead of face to face catch-ups, and of course the constant threat of running out of toilet paper.

COVID-19 Response Update: 20 April 2020 – Staff development resources

April 20, 2020

Dear Colleagues, As we are all currently facing challenges we have never faced before, it is important that we continue to learn, grow and adapt. To help us do this Human Resources have collated some articles and videos to help the transition to our new virtual lives.

COVID-19 Response Update: 8 April 2020

April 8, 2020

Dear Colleagues, We are all experiencing significant changes to our working life, regardless of whether you’re working remotely or still spending some short amount of time on campus.