News & Events

LHA News and Events

EX18: Graduate Show

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The title of this year’s graduate exhibition, EX18 refers to “Exhibition”, “Exit”, and “Excellence” evoking the breadth and complexity of our students’ creative vision and explorations across the Bachelor of Creative Arts.

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A passion for social justice inspires Cleo's work in Indigenous law

Cleo Patrizi Law grad

“You can see the direct impact of your work,” she said. “No one ever wants to have to use our services, but it’s great to be able to help people at such a tough time and make a difference to the outcome.”

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UOW School of Law named in world's top 100

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The University of Wollongong School of Law has been confirmed as one of the Australia’s best, being ranked among the world’s top 100 law schools in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject.

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Arthur's lifelong dedication to learning

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Arthur began the Bachelor of Creative Arts at age 85, making him the oldest student to ever begin a degree at UOW.

After a lifetime of experience as a teacher, psychologist and even refrigerator repairman, Arthur is finally pursuing his passion for art. 

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Bob Carr on foreign policy, climate change, and the use of politics

 Bob Carr LHA

“Politics helps you to deliver change,” he said. “But, especially in light of all the leadership changes in Canberra lately, I think there is a real need for political leadership in democracy. Australian politicians used to believe in something. Australia is hungry for vision.”

Mr Carr visited UOW to conduct a Masterclass and deliver a public lecture on the uses of politics.

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Can you tell me why? Surprising answers to difficult questions.

Julia Quilter Law Testimonial

Do prisons work? And why do people commit crimes? We look at the psychology of crime and finding a balance between punishment and mercy. Law's Associate Professor Julia Quilter, provides expert advice.

A podcast by the University of Wollongong.  

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Ocean is the classroom as Australia Awards participants learn about sustainable fisheries

ANCORS fisheries

For a group of 30 Australia Awards short course participants from Africa, these spectacular sites are their classroom for two months, as they learn from some of the world’s leading experts in oceans and fisheries governance.

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Prestigious internship to put Henry in the heart of the political action

Henry Heritage LHA

Third year International Studies student, Henry Heritage, will take part in the Uni-Capitol Washington Internship Programme in 2019. A love of international relations and politics propelled Henry to apply for the program. 

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Samson Soulsby awarded runner-up in 3MT Finals

Samson Soulsby

School of Arts, English and Media PhD candidate Samson Soulsby was awarded runner-up for his presentation on personhood in contemporary monster fiction at the 3 Minute Thesis Finals. Qinqing Xu from the school of Law also presented on  "Music Copyright in a Digital Environment." Samson was later interviewed by ABC radio host, Lindsay McDougall. 

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Prestigious Walkley award presented to UOW graduate Samara Gardener 

Samara Garnder- Walkleys

Journalism graduate, Samara Gardner, has been awarded a prestigious Walkley Award for the category 'coverage of community and regional affairs' for her report titled "The Tathra inferno."

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Ticket scalping: can new laws stop consumers being sold out?

Ticket scalping can new laws stop consumers being sold out

UOW senior consumer law lecturer, Dr Charles Chew discusses the state government’s new anti-bots and scalping laws taking effect on 1 June 2018 for all NSW events.

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Actress returns to share her wisdom with Performance students
 Kat Hoyos UOW Visit Main

Kat, who is nominated for a TVWeek Logie for her performance on the Channel 9 TV show Here Comes The Habibs, graduated from the University of Wollongong (UOW) with a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Performance). 

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Latest Stories and Events 

13 Sep |       A champion for refugee rights

22 Aug |       Ocean is the classroom as Australia Awards participants learn about sustainable fisheries

17 Aug |       Prestigious internship to put Henry in the heart of the political action 

14 Aug |       Displacement: Taking Sonny back home

11 Aug |       Open Day Creative Zone 2018

7 Aug |       May Barrie maquette donated to UOW Art Collection 

30 July |       Imagined Realities: a new take on the everyday

23 July |       Winners announced for 2018 Walkley Mid-Year awards 

12 July |       Kawasaki delegation marks collaboration between UOW, Japan

4 July |       Wollongong graduate celebrates major New York award win, with bestie in tow

3 July |       UOW student to represent Australia in Chinese language competition

4 June | Rural and regional students recognised by George Alexander Foundation

28 May | South Coast writer Catherine McKinnon up for prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award

24 May | LHA 2018 Awards Night

23 May | School of Law 2018 Awards Night

08 May | Actress returns to share her wisdom with Performance students

03 May | Graduate thrived on creativity, challenge of literature study

20 Apr | Prestigious political internship an 'amazing' experience for graduate

20 Apr | Brain injury failed to stop Elizabeth from achieving her dreams

17 Apr | How a desire to help led Lachlan to the law

16 Feb | Language study opened world of travel, work opportunities to graduate

14 Feb | Worlds Collided: how a collision with disability changed the course for Shawn Burns

15 Jan | The (he)art of UOW: building cultural capital

12 Jan | Collaboration brings University’s journalism knowledge to the world

03 Jan | Fish for life: Food security in the South Pacific

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Research Events


Legal Intersections Research Centre (LIRC)

LIRC is known for its leading edge interdisciplinary research in law, social sciences and the humanities. Each year LIRC hosts a range of seminars, symposia and other academic events which are presented by UOW Law and visiting academics. Everyone is warmly invited to attend. A full list of LIRC events are available on the LIRC website.

For a list of events held by Research centres, networks and initiative in LHA, refer to individual sites linked from the Faculty Research page.

Last reviewed: 8 November, 2018