Celebrating Italian-style in Wongawilli

Celebrating Italian-style in Wongawilli

Music echoes from the community hall in the village of Wongawilli. It’s the Wongawilli Colonial Dance Club and it’s holding a dance night to celebrate Festa della Repubblica – the day Italy became a Republic. While the official holiday is June 2, the...
You can’t body shame me

You can’t body shame me

Since the backlash surrounding the Protein World advert in a London Underground station, “fit shaming” seems to be the new buzzword. Amateur bodybuilder Lauren Killey is familiar with people criticising her physique. “Especially on social media, one...
Is Mt. Druitt “Struggle Street”?

Is Mt. Druitt “Struggle Street”?

Controversy has surrounded the SBS program Struggle Street which aired its first episode last night. Labelled by some as “poverty porn”, the show is facing criticism over claims it does not fairly represent the people of Mt Druitt – the suburb where...
Future campus plans announced

Future campus plans announced

The University of Wollongong has announced a 20-year development plan to transform the entrance and accommodation of the university, but there are no plans to extend the exisiting car parks to students ratio. New retail, accommodation and transport projects have been...
Help send our students to Singapore showcase

Help send our students to Singapore showcase

University of Wollongong creative arts students are preparing to head overseas to showcase their new work at a festival in Singapore. The Bachelor of Performance students will take part in the Festival of Student Theatre at La Salle in early June. The double...