UOW media

Summer graduations highlight inspiring student achievements

December 19, 2019

Hundreds of students will celebrate the end of their studies this week (Tuesday 17 December to Thursday 19 December) when the University of Wollongong holds its summer graduation ceremonies.

Seven UOW academics in international who’s who of influential researchers

November 21, 2019

Seven UOW academics have been named among the world’s most influential researchers, featuring in the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list from the Web of Science Group, released on Tuesday, 19 November.

PhD graduate examines how marketing influences children’s junk food habits

November 18, 2019

You can lead a child to junk food, and they will certainly eat it, according to research conducted by Dr Jenny Norman, a PhD graduate from the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Wollongong.

How a former pro surfer discovered a love of science

November 18, 2019

Dr Jessica Dobson didn’t think that she wanted to go to university.

Journalism graduate shares how cancer changed her life

November 14, 2019

Jessica Olson has always been a natural storyteller.

UOW School of Law’s outstanding rankings results

November 14, 2019

The University of Wollongong (UOW) School of Law is now placed 78th in the world following the recent release of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject.

UOW to reduce salt intake in South Africa

November 14, 2019

The University of Wollongong (UOW) has been awarded a highly competitive, two-year grant for $146,000 (US$100,000) to address the burden of excess salt intake in South Africa.

PhD graduate focused on how to retain nurses in the workforce

November 14, 2019

Dr Jane Douglas remembers her early years as a Registered Nurse.

Jack graduates with distinction despite disappointing HSC results

November 14, 2019

University of Wollongong graduate Jack Nuske never dreamed of achieving a distinction average at university after underwhelming results in high school.

How a PhD student became an acclaimed novelist

November 11, 2019

Dr Julie Keys had always wanted to be a writer.

Using chemistry to protect an ecosystem teeming with life

November 11, 2019

Working in Antarctica for three months has been a career highlight for Chemistry PhD graduate Dr Darren Koppel.

Study aims to give kids healthy habits

November 7, 2019

Researchers work with parents to develop healthy eating, exercise, screen and sleep routines in young children A collaborative study by researchers from the University of Wollongong’s (UOW) Early Start, NSW Health and the University of Newcastle is looking at ways to help parents and carers to develop healthy eating, physical activity, screen time and sleep habits in young children.

Aunty Gail Wallace shares her journey, from Aboriginal Mission to law graduate

November 7, 2019

When Aunty Gail Wallace was a young girl, she believed that she was destined for a life of labour, for a life working in domestic situations or in the fields.

UOW joins UN sustainable development network

October 31, 2019

UOW has joined the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative to implement the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change through education, research, policy analysis, and global cooperation.

PhD student awarded global fellowship to tackle plastic waste in fishing industry

October 30, 2019

Freya Croft grew up in Bathurst, a city in regional NSW not exactly known for its coastline.