Community

Homes from Waste Symposium | 3 December

November 25, 2021

The construction industry is starting to make moves towards implementing a circular economy in housing, with an increasing focus on embodied carbon in buildings and a greater appreciation on the waste generated in construction and demolition activities.

Cultural celebrations: Hanukkah Festival of Lights

November 25, 2021

Hanukkah is celebrated around the world, wherever there are Jewish people.

How ‘beer and banter’ is helping men to open up

November 23, 2021

When Lachlan Stevens bought His Boy Elroy two years ago, he had a vision to build a brand based on three principles: loyalty, authenticity, and community.

Week 5: Food hamper drive for the Wollongong Homeless Hub

November 23, 2021

Breakfast or dessert, what’s better than some pancakes and maple syrup!  Let’s sweeten up the lives of some of our local Wollongong residents this week with a donation of pancake shake mix and maple syrup.

Complimentary tickets to The Other Art Fair

November 23, 2021

UOW staff are invited to take up free tickets to The Other Art Fair at The Cutaway, Barangaroo Reserve from 2 – 5 December.

2022 Goodwill Hunting: Call for donations

November 16, 2021

Domestic and international students are returning to UOW in 2022, and so is Goodwill Hunting – our annual event designed to help students establish themselves in Wollongong by giving them the opportunity to pick up free household items.

Week 6: Food hamper drive for the Wollongong Homeless Hub

November 16, 2021

Everyone deserves some drinks options to mark the festive season, so this week’s donation is soft drink, water, cordial or coffee.

Cultural celebrations: International Day for Tolerance | 16 November

November 16, 2021

International Day for Tolerance, celebrated on 16 November, was created by the United Nations to help foster mutual understanding among cultures and peoples.

UOW climate warriors fight for a healthier planet

November 11, 2021

They’re in their early twenties, fresh-faced but also fiercely committed and hopeful that together, they can change the future of our climate.

7 weeks of Christmas: Food hamper drive for the Wollongong Homeless Hub

November 9, 2021

The Wollongong Homeless Hub is aiming to provide 100 food hampers over this Christmas period.

Opinion piece: Lonely after lockdown?

November 4, 2021

How COVID may leave us with fewer friends if we are not careful Many of us have been struggling with isolation and loneliness during COVID lockdowns, despite the increase in online interactions.

PowerLab Co-Director Prof Thomas Astell-Burt features in NSW DPIE Policy roundtable on valuing green space

November 2, 2021

NSW DPIE held a high-level roundtable on ‘Valuing Green Infrastructure & Public Spaces’ featuring Prof Thomas Astell-Burt (HAS and PowerLab.site) on 27 October.

Early Start Discovery Space are seeking parents for focus group

November 2, 2021

Have you visited the Early Start Discovery Space at least 3 times in the past 18 months?

Cultural celebrations: Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas

October 28, 2021

There are some key cultural events over the next few weeks for some of our colleagues and we send best wishes for these celebrations.

Melbourne Cup catering with Aspire: Tuesday 2 November

October 28, 2021

Let Aspire deliver fresh and delicious boxed grazing platters straight to your office or home just in time for Melbourne Cup Day!