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.
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 […]
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 […]
PRODUCTION OF 3D PRINTED MEDICAL FACE SHIELDS RAMPS UP
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 […]
TACKLING FOOD SECURITY
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 […]
UOW PARTAKES IN HEALTH DATATHON
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 […]
LIVING BUILDING STATUS FORMALLY AWARDED
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
UOW AMONG WORLD’S TOP PERFORMERS IN 2020 GLOBAL IMPACT RANKINGS
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Free Composting on Campus
UOW Innovation Campus are kicking off a free composting trial for our Campus Community!
Featured Client of the Month: Bluestone Building Group
A team with a diverse range of experience to create something more than a building company.
Best in NSW across multiple categories in Good Universities Guide
UOW reaffirms excellent teaching, learning reputation
UOW improves its graduate employability ranking
Ranking a result of UOW’s solid graduate employment rate.
Great minds gather to envision person-centred health care
Thought leaders in health will meet at Innovation Campus for the 2019 Health Symposium.
Federal Education Minister visits Innovation Campus
The Minister’s held a briefing for vice-chancellors from across Australia on critical tertiary education matters.
Breakthrough gives artificial muscles superhuman strength
Researchers in global collaboration to develop exciting new material
Contract signing seals Innovation Campus Health and Wellbeing Precinct
UOW and Lendlease to jointly transform health and aged care
SmartSpace Duck Pond BBQ
We are super excited to announce our newest bookable space – The Duck Pond BBQ!
Vinnies CEO Sleepout Success!
SmartSpace recently hosted the Wollongong CEO Sleepout, which raised over $130,000!
Ngarruwan Ngadju Research Centre opens at UOW
A focus on health & wellbeing of local Indigenous Communities