Is volunteering dying in the Illawarra?

Is volunteering dying in the Illawarra?

Wollongong volunteer numbers trailing, ageing While volunteer rates in Australia slowly rise, Wollongong trails behind. Without volunteers there wouldn’t be nearly as much community work happening in our society. Statistics show most volunteers range from 40 to...
UOW ranks top 10 in national retention rates

UOW ranks top 10 in national retention rates

National university retention rate statistics released by the Department of Education on Monday have revealed  somewhat alarming national results. As many as 1 in 5 students will drop out in their first year, with the Northern Territory having the highest drop out...
UOW’s most casual classroom

UOW’s most casual classroom

UOW’s most casual classroom? The Illawarra Brewery. Alice Katherine takes a look at ‘Uni in the Brewery’, kicking off tonight at 5.30. Full story coming later today. ‘Historian Dr Ben Maddison spent a month travelling through Antarctica as part...