New podcast series goes behind the scenes of research into Australia’s natural and cultural history

April 15, 2021

This podcast series by two pun-loving scientists will take listeners behind the scenes of some of the world’s most advanced research into the natural and cultural history of Australia and its nearest neighbours.

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.

James Dyson Award 2021 is open for entries

April 15, 2021

The James Dyson Award is open again for entries in 2021 and we are encouraging staff from the EIS faculty to enter their students.

5G coming to UOW Wollongong campus

April 15, 2021

Telstra plan to upgrade an existing telecommunications facility located at UOW and there is an invitation to provide feedback due by 23 April 2021.

Mental health training in may

April 15, 2021

In the month of May, psychologist Nicole Sullivan from Business Grit will be facilitating a number of face to face mental health training sessions.

Researchers discover seaweed molecules can help heal wounds

April 15, 2021

Molecules from unique species similar in structure and function to human skin molecules Scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterial Science (ACES) and UOW, in partnership with their seaweed bioinks collaborators Venus Shell Systems, have discovered that a molecular species known as ulvan aids wound healing in humans.

Workshop: Recycled plastics jewellery

April 15, 2021

Transform and recycle old plastics into brand new earrings from scratch in this workshop!

Web Kiosk system upgrade

April 15, 2021

Web Kiosk, the UOW employee system, will be undergoing a necessary system upgrade currently targeting a go-live date of 19 May 2021.

Interactive workshop: Do you believe that everyone has a purpose?

April 13, 2021

The Alumni Relations team invites staff who are alumni to join them for a special interactive workshop on Wednesday May 12, titled ‘Developing Your Purpose-Based Future Plan’.

The ones to follow: Alumni turning heads

April 13, 2021

The talent, creativity and impact of UOW alumni and academics reach far and wide.

Revised Academic Senate membership model: Vice-Chancellor’s message

April 13, 2021

Dear Colleagues Following a comprehensive review established by University Council in February 2020, the University Council has at its meeting on 9 April 2021 approved a revised membership and composition of the University’s principal academic body, the Academic Senate.

How baked bat guano helped archaeologists understand our ancient past

April 13, 2021

Experiment reveals the chemical changes undergone by artefacts found in caves inhabited by bats In an experiment to understand better how ancient artefacts are altered by the sediment in which they are buried for thousands of years, Australian archaeological scientists buried bones, stones, charcoal and other items in bat guano, cooked it, and analysed how this affected the different items.

Access to student services, support and facilities over the April leave period

April 13, 2021

In the upcoming April SAL period (19 – 23 April), which has been set to align with student recess weeks (see key dates), many campuses will be closed, staff will be on leave and some student services will be limited.

2021 Women in Physics public lecture

April 13, 2021

UOW’s School of Physics, along with the Australian Institute of Physics is presenting a FREE Public lecture, hosted by the Science Space.

UOW College Australia vacancies

April 13, 2021

There are a number of exciting opportunities to join the UOW College Australia in the positions of: Web and Digital Marketing Coordinator (Full or Part Time, Fixed Term), applications close 18 April 2021 Program Manager Nursing (Permanent Full Time) Nursing Trainer (Casual) Fitness Trainer (Casual) Visit our UOWGE Recruitment Portal for further information on these positions including job descriptions, and to apply.