Multiculturalism

CSE The Good Life series: Aussie culture and slang

CSE The Good Life series: Aussie culture and slang

Wollongong’s Centre for Student Engagement (CSE) continues it’s series of workshops aimed at helping international students adjust more easily to living in Australia.  This weeks workshop focuses on identifying and understanding Australian slang and the cultural elements associated with our often mind-boggling use of words.  


Artist gives voice to Illawarra youth

Artist gives voice to Illawarra youth

Internationally-renowned Australian Indigenous artist Shellie Morris is spending this week cultivating homegrown talent. The decorated singer-songwriter today worked with teenagers from the Wollongong Youth Centre as part of a reward program that gave them the opportunity to record their own songs. Morris was raised in Sydney but as an adult moved to the Northern Territory […]


Wollongong welcomes new students

Wollongong welcomes new students

The Welcome to Wollongong (W2W) project, will welcome new students in a celebration of culture on the UOW Duckpond Lawn tomorrow at midday. The W2W Civic Reception will feature free food, cultural performances, and information stalls by local services in an effort to highlight the culture, colour and opportunities on offer in Wollongong. Wollongong welcomes […]


Indigenous community calls for honesty, inclusion in 200th commemorations

Indigenous community calls for honesty, inclusion in 200th commemorations

Council propose committee for bicentennial celebration With the echoes of Canberra’s centennial celebrations still ringing clear, Wollongong City Council has announced their plans for a 2015-2016 Wollongong bicentennial celebration. Councillor Chris Connor proposed at Monday’s council meeting that a Committee of Council be formed to develop events and activities to celebrate 200 years of settlement. […]