Banning the burqa is anti-democratic, argues Widyan Al Ubudy, an eighteen-year-old UOW student from Saudi Arabia. The backstage curtains have opened, shining the spotlight on the burqa, which yet again has taken centre stage on the political agenda. French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced to the French media his condemning view of the floor-length, face-covering, black [...]
University of Wollongong journalism students combined forces with University of South Australian colleagues to cover the National Special Olympics in Adelaide April 19-23, 2010. UOW Bachelor of Journalism team: Emma Dunn, Andrew Gardner, Jordan Tredinnick, Natassia Apolloni
It’s not just for ironmen, life saving is about being the best at who you are, members of Coalcliff Surf Life Saving club tell Rebecca Davis.
Jenna Bradwell reports on UOW’s new million dollar mental health initiative, the university’s new reconciliation statement and recruiting the next round of local students.
This week’s UOW News looks at the University’s next three year environment plan, researchers’ work with local doctors, and the Innovation Campus’ marine research centre. Presenter/journalist: Emilie Lovatt, Journalists: Lauren Deighton, Birgitta Elferink, final year Bachelor of Journalism students for UOWTV
The University of Wollongong is the second biggest energy user in the region, and its students are calling for it to use more renewable energy. Andrew Moon reports. Andrew Moon, is a final year Bachelor of Journalism student, reporting for UOWTV
Smokers seem to be taking the new plans for even more graphic warnings on cigarette packs in their stride. Rachael Micallef reports. Daniel Moore’sfirst team colours were blue and white. It hasn’t always been the same emblem, but he’s been hooked on the game since he first laid eyes on it: 25 players, all in [...]
Your new partner might be in the next street and a new GPS dating service makes him easy to find. Tamara Gasser investigates. Simon returns home to his flat following a night of drinks with friends. Before turning in for bed he checks in with his iPhone. Minutes later his shoes are back on and [...]
Everyone from the board on down is a volunteer at the Special Olympics. Natassia Apolloni reports from Adelaide. Natassia Apolloni, a final year Bachelor of Journalism Student was part of the joint UOW, University of SA team which covered this year’s Special Olympics.
Some students say they leave an extra twenty minutes in their schedule to find a car park, and yet they’re still late to class. Lauren Deighton investigates the campus car parking crisis. Lauren Deighton, a final year Bachelor of Journalism student reports for UOWTV.
Miss Saigon has been entertaining audiences for almost twenty years. Andrew Gardner talks with the crew bringing its latest incarnation to Campbelltown. Andrew Gardener is a final year Bachelor of Journalism student
Emily Duncan talks to an Unanderra couple who have transferred their former housing commission house into a sustainable paradise. Now they eat like kings. Emily Duncan is a final year Bachelor of Journalism/Bachelor of Arts student.
Get ready to experience animals, ghosts, gods and devils in ways you have never imagined before. Be prepared to laugh, think and be surprised! We take a look at the upcoming Illawarra Young Writers/Directors Project: an innovative collaboration between, the Faculty of Creative Arts, the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre and local schools.
Australia is the only western nation to not have an adult rating for video games. Cameron Rodwell investigates the bitter internal struggle playing out between lawmakers and gamers over the issue. As an Australian adult you can drink, drive, smoke, gamble, vote, fight for your country, buy pornography, perform in pornography, solicit a prostitute, own [...]