General News

COVID-19 Staff Update – accompanying video message

April 15, 2020

Dear Colleagues I trust that you all had a pleasant, albeit different, Easter break.

UOW celebrates diversity and inclusion by drawing virtual rainbows

April 9, 2020

The Chalk Rainbow is an Australian initiated world-wide movement which began in 2013 as an expression of community support for diversity and inclusion, specifically gender, sex and sexuality.

COVID-19 Response Update: 25 March 2020

March 25, 2020

Dear Colleagues, These Universe Special Editions are designed to provide staff with the latest updates on the rapidly evolving coronavirus situation, as they relate to us as a University.

Rush 67 to relocate to indoor space

February 4, 2020

Rush building 67 is expanding!

Bushfires relief swim clinics with the Australian Dolphins

February 4, 2020

We are excited to announce a great event at the UniActive pool to raise money for the bushfire relief efforts.  On February 8th and 9th, Swimming NSW, in partnership with the Australian Dolphins Swim Team, will host two swim clinics in order to raise funds for bushfire-affected communities across Australia.

Coronavirus FAQs

January 31, 2020

As an international institution with a network of campuses around the world, the University is closely monitoring the situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak.

The Year at UOW

December 19, 2019

Closer partnerships with communities, research to solve real-world challenges, and transformative student experiences.

UOW wishes Professor O’Shea well as she takes up a new appointment

December 16, 2019

Professor Sarah O’Shea has been appointed the Director of the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) based at Curtin University, commencing in the role in January 2020.

The facts: UOW’s Future-ready library

December 9, 2019

The University of Wollongong (UOW) rejects claims made by National Tertiary Education Union UOW Branch President Georgine Clarsen published in the Illawarra Mercury (Where are all the books: 200,000 volumes gone as UOW guts library, Agron Latifi, 5 December 2019).

Book a 1 on 1 consultation with nlc to explore the benefits of a novated lease

November 11, 2019

A novated lease is one of the most cost-effective car ownership options for Australians.

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.

$1.4 Million to UOW in New Colombo Plan Mobility Funding

October 24, 2019

The University of Wollongong has been awarded more than $1.4 million from the Federal Government’s New Colombo Plan (NCP) 2020 Mobility funding.

2019 L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science Fellowships – Applications now open

January 29, 2019

The For Women In Science (FWIS) program was founded in 1998 with a simple aim; to ensure that women are fairly represented at all levels in science.

UniSuper seminar and Stateplus on campus

November 15, 2018

The UniSuper seminar is suitable for members looking to understand the fundamental of super, and will cover: the core purpose of super defined benefit versus accumulation style accounts investment choice (where available) the insurance options available through your super When: Tuesday, November 20, 12pm Where: Building 20-3 Please register here.

Japan Institution for Higher Education Evaluation (JIHEE) delegation to UOW

November 12, 2018

Professor Joe Chicharo, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), recently hosted a delegation from the JIHEE, one of the higher education accrediting agencies recognised by the Japanese Minister of Education.