education

UOW HSC subject support sessions

April 15, 2021

At UOW, we’re committed to providing additional resources and assistance to help students successfully complete their final year of school and transition to tertiary study.

WATTLE ‘Connect & Create’ session: Dual Delivery Pedagogy

April 13, 2021

Please join us online or face to face for our next WATTLE ‘Connect & Create’ Session for 2021 on Dual Delivery Pedagogy.

Woolyungah Indigenous Centre helped Mitchell find his place at University

April 8, 2021

Juggling studies and internship a learning curve for engineering graduate Mitchell Strange struggled in high school.

UOW College offers scholarships to Screen and Media students

April 1, 2021

UOW College is offering $40,000 worth (10 x $4000 each) of scholarships for students interested in the new fully online CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media commencing study in 2021.

Finding a poetic path: Dr Sarah-Jane Burton’s pursuit of her literary passion

March 30, 2021

It was on the shelves of the humble Forbes Public Library in western New South Wales that Sarah-Jane Burton made a discovery that would shape the course of her professional life.

Scholarship opportunity comes full circle

March 25, 2021

A dedicated scholar, turned academic leader – UOW alumnus, Dr George Wang, is a living example of how supporting an educational dream, can be the springboard to a prosperous and rewarding career.

Opinion piece: Australian schools are becoming more segregated. This threatens student outcomes

March 18, 2021

The Australian school system is concentrating more disadvantaged students in disadvantaged schools, with serious implications for student achievement A report released today by the Gonski Institute says schools in Australia are more regressive, divided and socially segregated than in most other rich countries.

Finding a pathway to success: A fascination with science and a desire to make a difference

March 18, 2021

When Associate Professor Dr Martina Sanderson-Smith joined UOW as a young science student, she wasn’t clear of the path ahead.

Susie reflects on ‘wild ride’ as five years of study come to an end

March 16, 2021

Outstanding graduate keen to kick-start career in storytelling Susie Alderman never expected that her five-year degree at UOW would end with a Zoom call.

Why medicine is a passion for first-in-family graduate

March 11, 2021

Sam Jennings overcame learning difficulties to graduate with top marks Sam Jennings’s father always told him that they weren’t a lucky family.

A graduate in his 60s, Keith says it’s never too late to start studying

March 11, 2021

Indigenous graduate focusing on future in social activism It is never too late to learn or to try something new.

Geetika’s passion for science led her to Wollongong

March 8, 2021

Biomedical graduate thrilled to use degree to make a difference in people’s lives Geetika Maddirala was finishing high school and deciding what to do next.

2021 UOW Ramsay Scholars welcomed

March 4, 2021

Second cohort to begin Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation in School of Liberal Arts The 2021 Ramsay Scholars have been welcomed to UOW to undertake the Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation in UOW’s School of Liberal Arts (SOLA), supported by a scholarship funded by the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation (RCWC).

WATTLE Connect and Create Session with DVC(E) Prof Theo Farrell

March 2, 2021

The first WATTLE ‘Connect and Create’ session for 2021 will be held on Tuesday 9 March from 4 pm – 5 pm AEDT.

How UOW helped high school student Kacey Robinson find his place

February 25, 2021

Targeted apprenticeship provides young Aboriginal man with career pathway At the end of year 10, Kacey Robinson was searching for something different.