Keeping our SmartSpace community informed is important to us. Our page will keep you informed of all the latest news, events and initiatives across the Illawarra, our University and Innovation Campus.

May 29, 2020

SmartSpace COVID-19 Safe Workplace Policy

The purpose of this document is to inform SmartSpace clients as they begin to return to the office following the easing of government COVID-19 restrictions. It is expected that SmartSpace clients follow the guidance of the Australian Government, Safework Australia […]

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October 15, 2020

Featured Client: CJWEB

CJWEB specialises in front-end web development, email marketing and Wordpress.

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September 17, 2020

Success Story: IOT

IOT is a group of industry leading occupational therapists and physiotherapists.

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August 20, 2020

Featured Client: TigerFleet

TigerFleet is a leading software company offering easy to use management solutions.

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July 28, 2020

Featured Client: Biz Sites

This month marks Biz Sites 1 year of operation at University of Wollongong Innovation Campus. This was such a large step for 2 x 20 year old entrepreneurs wanting to make a mark in Wollongong with a professional business location. […]

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July 24, 2020

Union support for Job saving agreement welcomed

Employment agreement variation vote to proceed University of Wollongong (UOW) Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Wellings CBE, has welcomed the support from staff representative unions for the local multi-year job saving agreement reached with their representatives earlier this week. Local members of […]

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June 25, 2020


Community-based makers asked to register interest in helping production. The University of Wollongong-led team producing 3D-printed medical face shields for health workers is calling on community-based makers to register their interest in helping 3D print the face shields should future […]

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June 25, 2020


Maritime experts tackle food security issues in Pacific ANCORS funding boost aims to improve wellbeing of Pacific island nations Catching, trading and eating fish is central to the South Pacific way of life, but in recent years rising populations and […]

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June 25, 2020


Researchers provide insight into patient health care and rehabilitation The Australasian Rehabilitation Outcomes Centre (AROC), based at the University of Wollongong (UOW), last month participated in the Bendigo Health Critical Care Datathon. It was the third time such an event […]

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June 25, 2020


University of Wollongong’s Sustainable Buildings Research Centre was formally recognised as a Living Building last week. Industry partners, project teams and academic staff came together to celebrate the achievement with SBRC’s director Paul Cooper accepting a plaque from the Living […]

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June 19, 2020


Managing complex conditions such as diabetes could be made cheaper and simpler following the development of a copper film that detects glucose from sweat or tears. “Living with diabetes? It’s a pain in the bum,” Garry Johnson says. The 64-year-old […]

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June 11, 2020

UOW ranks in the world’s top 200 universities

Research citations increase boosts QS World University Rankings 2021. The University of Wollongong (UOW) has secured a spot in the world’s top 200 institutions in the 2021 QS World University Rankings released today, Wednesday 10 June, 2020. UOW’s ranking has […]

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May 15, 2020

Discounted short courses

A unique opportunity to support people looking to future-proof and up-skill for the future.   Government Discounted Short Courses The Federal Government recently announced discounted student fees for short courses at universities included as part of their COVID-19 recovery package. This […]

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May 1, 2020

COVID-19 update: financial impact on UOW

COVID-19 update: financial impact on UOWOn Thursday 23 April, 2020, University of Wollongong Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Wellings CBE, issued the following e-mail to all staff explaining the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the University. Date:  23 April 2020 […]

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April 30, 2020


Ranked 31st worldwide for delivering United Nations Sustainable Goals The University of Wollongong (UOW) has been ranked 31st in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020. The rankings are the only global performance metrics that assess universities’ success in delivering […]

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March 26, 2020


Collectively, people are turning to the digital world now more than ever for utility, leisure, community, connection, and work-related reasons, which is in turn resulting in a significant increase in the consumption of digital media. To keep pace many businesses […]

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March 19, 2020

COVID-19 response update

Two-week recess from 23 March as staff transition courses to remote delivery The last few weeks have been challenging as we have learned of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) to locations across the globe and in various cities in Australia. […]

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March 12, 2020

UOW gets a ranking boost by esteemed global subject rankings

Social Science and Management take the highest jump in the prestigious QS World Rankings by Subject.   The University of Wollongong (UOW) has further strengthened its global position in the QS World University Rankings by Subject released today (4 March […]

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January 10, 2020

Bushfire Response Update: 5 Jan 2020

Shelter provided, Southern Highlands Campus closure announced. The University of Wollongong continues to support local communities affected by the bushfire emergency and has announced an additional temporary campus closure in response to the rapidly changing situation. Bega and Batemans Bay […]

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November 26, 2019

Free Composting on Campus

UOW Innovation Campus are kicking off a free composting trial for our Campus Community!

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November 21, 2019

Featured Client of the Month: Bluestone Building Group

A team with a diverse range of experience to create something more than a building company.

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October 8, 2019

Best in NSW across multiple categories in Good Universities Guide

UOW reaffirms excellent teaching, learning reputation

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September 25, 2019

UOW improves its graduate employability ranking

Ranking a result of UOW’s solid graduate employment rate.

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September 5, 2019

Great minds gather to envision person-centred health care

Thought leaders in health will meet at Innovation Campus for the 2019 Health Symposium.

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August 9, 2019

Federal Education Minister visits Innovation Campus

The Minister’s held a briefing for vice-chancellors from across Australia on critical tertiary education matters.

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July 16, 2019

Breakthrough gives artificial muscles superhuman strength

Researchers in global collaboration to develop exciting new material

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June 27, 2019

Contract signing seals Innovation Campus Health and Wellbeing Precinct

UOW and Lendlease to jointly transform health and aged care

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June 21, 2019

SmartSpace Duck Pond BBQ

We are super excited to announce our newest bookable space – The Duck Pond BBQ!

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June 21, 2019

Vinnies CEO Sleepout Success!

SmartSpace recently hosted the Wollongong CEO Sleepout, which raised over $130,000!

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June 19, 2019

Ngarruwan Ngadju Research Centre opens at UOW

A focus on health & wellbeing of local Indigenous Communities

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