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The University of Wollongong has become a benchmark for Australia’s new generation of universities. It is ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world* and has built a reputation as an enterprising institution, with a multi-disciplinary approach to research and a personalised approach to teaching. Over 33,000 students are studying UOW degrees across nine campuses throughout Australia and internationally in the United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia and Singapore.

*QS World University Rankings 2023

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At the beginning of the vaccine rollout, First Nations people were identified as a high priority list. Despite this, access to the vaccine for First Nations communities was quite limited. Dan Himbrechts/AAP Image

First Nations people in rural NSW lived with more anxiety and fear about COVID-19 than non-First Nations people

A new study has found First Nations people in rural NSW experienced more anxiety and fear about COVID than non-Indigenous people. How did government messaging contribute to this?
When Albrecht Dürer drew his famous image, he had never seen a real rhinoceros. Public domain

To read or not to read? Is that the question?

Sometimes books have such a pervasive cultural presence that it is always necessary to read them to have an idea about what they have to say.
India’s minister of commerce Piyush Goyal and WTO director-general Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala celebrate the end of the WTO’s 12th Ministerial Conference. Fabrice Coffrini/Pool/Keystone via AP

World Trade Organization steps back from the brink of irrelevance – but it’s not fixed yet

Meeting for the first time since 2017, the WTO’s highest decision-making body managed to agree on some things – including its first treaty with environmental protection as the objective.
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What do kids like and dislike about school? This is why it matters – and we can do something about it

A third of students say they don’t like school, and that dislike often begins around the time they enter high school. But the reasons they give point the way to solutions to this problem.
Alberts lyrebird in its natural habitat. Justin Welbergen

Listen to the Albert’s lyrebird: the best performer you’ve never heard of

Let us introduce you to this shy performer and convince you that the Albert’s lyrebird is worthy of as much attention as its limelight-stealing sister species, the superb lyrebird.
Police investigating the cold case murder of US man Scott Johnson, a suspected gay hate crime, at North Head, Manly, in 2020. AAP/Dan Himbrechts

‘Cold case’ gay murders: two books illuminate Australia’s dark history of police and military violence

Two books on historical gay hate crimes – the murder of George Duncan in Adelaide, 1972, and army officer Warwick Meale in Townsville, 1942 – aim to create positive change by revealing past injustice.

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