Inspirational students celebrate end of their studies

April 23, 2019

UOW will recognise its first cohort of graduates for 2019, with thousands of students donning their caps and gowns for the autumn graduation ceremonies next week.

Council updated on Western Civilisation degree

April 17, 2019

The University of Wollongong (UOW) Council has received an update on latest developments regarding the Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation at its meeting at the Wollongong Campus on Friday 12 April 2019.

Recovery Camp team member announced Nurse of the Year

April 17, 2019

Christopher Patterson’s career as a mental health nurse has led to life-changing – and life-saving results.

Contract signing seals Innovation Campus Health and Wellbeing Precinct partnership

March 28, 2019

The University of Wollongong and Lendlease have signed contracts for the first stage of a $500M state-of-the-art Health and Wellbeing Precinct.

UOW boosts its research excellence rating

March 28, 2019

UOW’s standing as a world-class, research-intensive university has been reinforced by the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) report, announced Wednesday 27 March by Federal Minister for Education the Hon.

Tottenham Hotspur visit Wollongong

March 26, 2019

UOW has partnered with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club to pioneer the next generation of football talent with a new player development program starting in February 2020.

Young artist creates vibrant public mural in heart of Liverpool

March 12, 2019

UOW is contributing to the creation of a vibrant cultural centre in the heart of South Western Sydney, with a large-scale public mural painted in Liverpool over the past two weeks.

UOW’s proposed super boost would provide greater financial security for women

March 7, 2019

UOW reaffirmed its commitment to gender equity on the eve of International Women’s Day, proposing a series of measures that will provide greater financial security for female employees.

UOW an engineering leader in global subject rankings

March 1, 2019

UOW has cemented its place among the world’s leading engineering universities in the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject released on 28 February 2019.

University honoured as leader in gender equality

February 26, 2019

UOW has been recognised by the Federal Government as one of the best workplaces in Australia for gender equality.

ACES researchers combine old and new to revolutionise implantable devices

February 12, 2019

Researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) are pioneering a new electrical stimulation device that could replace the use of pharmaceuticals to treat a range of medical conditions.

Molecular Velcro helps illuminate DNA repair

February 12, 2019

Using a piece of molecular “Velcro” to attach a light-emitting probe to a protein molecule, UOW researchers have unlocked the mystery of how an important protein goes about repairing damaged DNA in bacteria, with implications for understanding how antibiotic resistance develops.

UOW molecular biology graduate awarded Fulbright Scholarship

February 5, 2019

Dr Simon Cook is at the forefront of developing a medical technology that could prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unplanned pregnancies in some of the world’s poorest countries.

New studies reveal deep history of archaic humans in southern Siberia

February 1, 2019

Two new studies have shed light on when two groups of archaic humans (hominins) — Neanderthals and their enigmatic cousins, the Denisovans — occupied Denisova Cave in Russia, the only site in the world known to have been occupied by both groups of hominins and by modern humans at various times.

Top international scientists in Wollongong for Future Materials Symposium

January 31, 2019

Experts from around the world will gather at UOW this week to discuss the latest developments and future directions of materials science, chemistry and physics at the 2019 International Symposium on Future Materials.