Preparing for Wollongong’s Indigenous Arts Festival

Preparing for Wollongong’s Indigenous Arts Festival

Wollongong Art Gallery has engaged a diverse lineup of artists from the South Coast and Illawarra to participate in the Indigenous Arts Festival. The festival will celebrate art, culture, and creativity. Guest curator, Tahjee Moar hopes the festival will be a platform...
Roller derby packs a punch

Roller derby packs a punch

It all started back in 2009, when a group of girls came together and decided they wanted to learn how to roller derby. They taught themselves to skate in an empty car park. Wollongong Illawarra Roller Derby (WIRD) was one of the first leagues to emerge in...
National Campus Band Comp supports local music talent

National Campus Band Comp supports local music talent

The UNiversity of Wollongong will kick off the National Campus Band Comp with Heat 1 at the Uni Bar next Wednesday. Four fresh local bands will battle it out for their spot in the finals. Luke Brann, Ozzy Leake, Brayden Wall, Mitch Jones and Rowan Grover of Ego Monkey...
UOW ranks in the top 100 universities for 2 subjects

UOW ranks in the top 100 universities for 2 subjects

The University of Wollongong has been ranked in the top universities globally for two popular subject areas. The QS World University Rankings has ranked Wollongong in the top 100 for Geography and Material Science. UOW also placed in the top 150 universities for the...
‘Spark Up’ takes on new meaning at 4.20pm

‘Spark Up’ takes on new meaning at 4.20pm

April 4th, 4.20pm – the internationally recognised date designated to celebrating the use of cannabis, and the exact moment each year that weed enthusiasts all over the world raise a lighter and take a hit. Considering the growing popularity of this unofficial...