University of Wollongong - News http://media.uow.edu.au/news/index.html?rss=1 en-au RSS feed of News from the University of Wollongong, Australia. © 2007-2017 University of Wollongong Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:24:00 +1000 60 UOW joins international partners in South American study Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:24:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW238203 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW238203.html Collaboration the first as a member of the University Global Partnership NetworkResearchers from University of Wollongong’s (UOW) School of Earth and Environmental Sciences will work alongside colleagues from Brazil, Germany, Sout... TEC Top marks off the field for NRL star Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:08:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW238128 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW238128.html Russell Packer celebrates completion of postgraduate business course.  St George Illawarra Dragons star Russell Packer has celebrated the completion of a Graduate Certificate in Business at the University of Wollongong. Packer is the ninth footballer to graduate from the acclaimed Graduates ... ECN Geographers elected Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:09:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW238130 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW238130.html Professor Chris Gibson honoured for his contribution to geography and society The University of Wollongong’s (UOW) Professor Chris Gibson has been elected as a Fellow of the POL Strength in student learning elevated at national awards Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:41:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW238109 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW238109.html National citations presented for outstanding contributions in the classroom.The University of Wollongong’s (UOW) excellence in student learning has been celebrated following the presentation of three National Citations at the 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching held at Sydney&rsq... EDU International students recognised for contributions to Illawarra community Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:50:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW238061 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW238061.html UOW named finalist in two categories at NSW International Student Awards.  Two University of Wollongong (UOW) nominees have been recognised as finalists in the NSW International Student Awards, for outstanding contribution to the Illawarra community.Mr Henness Wong, a Doctor ... EDU UOW Alumni appointed minister in Indian cabinet Fri, 8 Sep 2017 12:26:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW237913 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW237913.html Dr Satyapal Singh swaps police work for politics.University of Wollongong (UOW) alumni, Dr Satyapal Singh has risen up the Indian government ranks after being appointed as a minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet.The 61-year-old graduated with a UOW Masters of Business Administr... POL University of Wollongong shortlisted for international higher education award Tue, 5 Sep 2017 11:14:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW237806 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW237806.html Global reputation for excellence in teaching and learning reinforced. The University of Wollongong’s (UOW) reputation as a leader in teaching and learning and particular strength in peer learning has been reinforced after being acknowledged as a finalist at the Global Teaching E... EDU Architecture award for newest student accommodation Fri, 1 Sep 2017 14:42:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW237754 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW237754.html Bangalay claims silver in Sydney Design Awards. UOW’s newest accommodation offering has been recognised for its unique design, claiming silver in the 2017 Sydney Design Awards.Bangalay is the result of UOW’s vision to provide modern, high-quality, on-campus accommodation for Aust... EDU UOW research partnerships recognised for impact Fri, 1 Sep 2017 09:58:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW237719 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW237719.html Profiling outstanding partnerships that are solving complex challenges and developing new technologies to improve our worldFrom working with local government to improve community inclusion for people with dementia, to connecting with industry to test new technology to generate power from waste, U... Illawarra history written in scholarship Thu, 31 Aug 2017 13:58:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW237697 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW237697.html Pioneering Steelworks family remembered through materials engineering scholarship. Descendants of one of the pioneering families of the Illawarra have made a special donation to the University of Wollongong (UOW), to further the career of a female interested in materials engineering.The late... TEC Student wellbeing takes centre stage at WOW Festival Wed, 30 Aug 2017 14:11:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW237621 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW237621.html Physical, mental and environmental health brought into balance with joy-inducing activities.UOW’s Duck Pond Lawn is this week sporting a bit of ‘wow factor’ during the Wheel of Wellbeing (WOW) Festival, o... ART University of Wollongong recognised as leader in equity and opportunity Wed, 30 Aug 2017 09:49:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW237576 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW237576.html Outreach and Pathways team named finalists at Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards.The University of Wollongong’s (UOW) Outreach and Pathways Team has been recognised for their outstanding work in facilitating access to university education for students from low socioec... EDU Open day and Last Frost concert success Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:25:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW236916 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW236916.html Thousands of future students try before they apply Thousands of visitors defied forecast high winds to ‘try before they apply’ at the University of Wollongong’s annual open day before enjoying The Last Frost festival at the Innovation Campus on Saturday 19 August 2017. The Unive... EDU Art on offer at annual Art Auction Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:02:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW236724 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW236724.html On Thursday 24 August, authentic pieces of artwork were auctioned off at bargain prices at the University of Wollongong, with the added bonus of meeting the artists as well.  Now in its 13th year, the annual Art Auction is a four-day exhibition and auction, raising funds for the third year s... ART UOW climbs 81 places in research world rankings Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:18:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW236694 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW236694.html University placed 251st in prestigious Academic Ranking of World UniversitiesThe University of Wollongong (UOW) has made a dramatic climb up the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) list, jumping 81 places to be ranked 251st in th... TEC Golden partnership for personality disorders Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:27:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW236603 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW236603.html Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies launches program for the treatment of personality disorders in south west Sydney.The Gold Card Clinics are the largest scale program for the treatment of personality disorders in south west Sydney.In a partnership between South Western Sydney Local Health D... MED UOW staff achievements celebrated at 2017 Vice-Chancellor Awards Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:25:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW236600 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW236600.html Academics and professional services staff recognised for contributions to education and the community.More than 70 academic and professional services staff have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to UOW during the 2017 Vice-Chancellor's Awards.The function held at Universi... EDU Team UOW makes every step count Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:31:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW236553 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW236553.html Staff and students take part in 21st City2Surf. More than 200 UOW staff, students, alumni and community members joined the throng of 80,000 people, taking on the 14km route from Hyde Park to Bondi Beach last weekend as part of the 2017 City2Surf.Team UOW, comprising staff and students from a... MED Local study brings global rewards Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW235471 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW235471.html Undergraduate student to participate in the American political system through sought-after internship.As many students enjoy their summer break and recover from Christmas festivities, Mitchell Brown will be boarding a plane to undertake a coveted two month internship in Washington DC, the heart ... EDU Elton fever takes over UOW Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:37:00 +1000 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW236490 http://media.uow.edu.au/news/UOW236490.html University staff join community excitement ahead of Elton John’s Wollongong concertThirty lucky University of Wollongong staff members today (Friday 11 August 2017) walked the red carpet to claim their double passes to see the one and only ‘Rocket Man’ himself, Elton John, at hi... EDU