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UOW Shoalhaven campus responds to bushfire alert

Statement regarding bushfire in West Nowra.  UPDATE AS AT 2.49PM MONDAY 25 SEPTEMBER The University of Wollongong (UOW) is currently in the process of evacuating its Shoalhaven campus as emergency services respond to a bushfire in West Nowra. The UOW Shoalhaven campus will be closed for the ...


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Business incubator opens its doors to the community

iAccelerate demo day showcases innovative start-ups. A collection of the Illawarra’s best and brightest entrepreneurs will be on show this Friday (22 September) as part of the 2017 iAccelerate Demo Day.Residents from UOW’s successful iAccelerate business incubator will lead a ser...

Business and Economy
Tagged: Community

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First year students living in UOW residences perform better academically

World-leading ResPASS program shows early signs of success.Figures show first year students at the University of Wollongong (UOW) who live in University residences, are more likely to achieve higher academic results, according to recent University data.The academic records data coll...

Tagged: Education, Student life, Undergraduate, Accommodation

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Big Food and corporate social responsibility: marketing or public good?

Study explores parents’ and children’s perceptions of junk food sponsorship of junior sport and community activities.While exposure to junk food marketing can create a desire in children to eat unhealthy foods, research undertaken at the University of Wollongong (UOW) is t...

Health and Medicine
Tagged: Health, Marketing, Public & Population Health, Research

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More quality green space in Australian cities supports healthier children

Setting aside at least one fifth of urban land for quality parks and green space could help promote better mental health among children. The results were from a new study, being delivered by the University of Wollongong (UOW) in partnership with

Health and Medicine
Tagged: Child development, Community, Public & Population Health, Research, Mental health, Health

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