Community

South West Sydney community project funded by UOW grant

August 6, 2020

Migration and Belonging, a project funded by a UOW Community Engagement Grant in 2019, is the first of its kind to be based in South West Sydney.

The power of positivity from UOW alumna Mel Charlesworth

July 30, 2020

UOW alumna, Mel Charlesworth, takes us through how to remain positive in times of crisis.

Marching to a different beat: An interview with Co-founder of Yours and Owls music festival

July 30, 2020

The music industry has been one of the hardest hit by the global Coronavirus pandemic, forcing artists and festival organisers to rethink the way they present their concerts and events.

Supporting students through the COVID-19 pandemic

July 30, 2020

What is happening?

Community projects flourish with UOW grants

July 28, 2020

EmerCALD, one of last year’s UOW Community Engagement Grant Scheme projects, has set a precedent for a cost-effective and sustainable approach to delivering emergency messages in multiple languages across Australia and beyond.

We’re all in this together: UOW staff and the Illawarra community support students

July 25, 2020

There’s no denying the enormous impact that COVID-19 has had on our university students.

Food on campus initiative: Update and call for volunteers

July 23, 2020

The work of staff volunteers and community organisations to support our students during the COVID-19 crisis continues.

Need assistance with a task or project? Host a CRLP200 student in Spring session!

July 23, 2020

Does your department/unit have a task or project that needs working on?

Staff generosity supports teacher training in Tanzania

July 7, 2020

Amanda Handcock and Brianna Throsby are UOW Master of Education students who had never met until a life-changing 14 days in Tanzania brought them together.

UniClub UOW Rotaract is making an impact in the community

June 30, 2020

COVID-19 forced the cancellation of UniClubs events and the opportunity for members to meet up in person but that hasn’t stopped many of our clubs from finding new ways to connect and engage with their members and the community.

Apply now for a Community Engagement Grant

June 30, 2020

Think you have a community project which will connect, transform and positively impact our communities?

UOW honoured for LGBTQI+ inclusion

June 18, 2020

UOW was again named among the nation’s most inclusive employers on Thursday 11 June 2020 achieving a Bronze Award for the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI).

‘Women of Steel’ documentary about 14-year fight to work in Wollongong steel industry gets shortlisted

June 16, 2020

A rousing documentary, many years in the making, that follows a group of determined  local women in  their  14-year  fight for the right to work in  Wollongong’s steel industry.

Life in lockdown: A reflection from Spain

June 16, 2020

UOW Bachelor of Engineering alumnus Paul Batten lives and works in Barcelona, Spain and started living the quarantine life from March 1, 2020.

UOW Cares conversations: Headspace Wollongong Part 2

June 9, 2020

Whilst working from home, the Community Engagement team has been checking in with a number of UOW’s valued community partners to see how they’re coping with the challenges presented by COVID-19.