UOW UniActive has held body pump classes to support the Pink Ribbon Foundation and to encourage a healthy lifestyle. The sessions encouraged people to use their active and healthy lifestyles to raise money to support those battling breast cancer. Caitlin Goldthorpe reports. For more information on the Pink Ribbon Foundation, head to https://www.pinkribbon.com.au/ Filmed &… Continue reading UOW UniActive Exercising for Breast Cancer Awareness
A team of researchers from the UOW School of Chemistry, led by Dr Michael Kelso, are close to finalising a drug that could change the lives of people living with Cystic Fibrosis. The team has been working since 2009 to tackle respiratory biofilm illnesses, as Lizzie Jack reports. Filmed & edited by me.
As a coastal city surrounded by bushland, Wollongong is threatened by rising sea levels and bushfires - which will inevitably come with a warming climate. The University of Wollongong hosted a community forum for Global Climate Change Week. The panel featured UOW academics, all experts in their climate related field. Lucy Finter reports. Filmed &… Continue reading Wollongong Tackles Climate Change
The Do It In A Dress campaign. This year, the UOW Lead team is fundraising to support female education in Sierra Leone and Uganda. The team set goal of $10,000 and, with strong support, has made it happen. Brittany Flageul reports. Filmed, presented & edited by me.
Wollongong's Headspace centre is encouraging youth in the Illawarra to open up and discuss mental health as latest figures show the number of young people dealing with mental illness on the rise. Rowan McClatchey reports. Filmed and edited by me
A local Scout group is hoping to increase its youth membership by engaging with the community and encouraging friends of members to join in. The 1st Figtree Scout Group is looking to boost its current number of youth members, following the implementation of the Scouts Australia NSW 2016-2018 strategic plan. The plan aims to create… Continue reading Hopping Fun For All
In an age where technology is ever growing, journalists must learn to grow and adapt with it. One way in which journalists are starting to expand their audiences and deepen their connection with their audience is through the use of virtual reality. Virtual reality is a three-dimensional, computer generated environment which can be explored and… Continue reading Let’s Get the Full Picture
Approximately one in five Australians each year will be affected by a mental illness, one of which is Emily Stevenson, a student from the University of Wollongong. Since the age of five she has been battling anxiety which has greatly affected her life and relationships, particularly with her friends and her boyfriend. In each year,… Continue reading One of the Five
Runners turned up in their thousands for Wollongong’s Color Run this year to show their support for the colourful event aimed at promoting healthiness, happiness and individuality. The Color Run, known as the ‘Happiest 5k on the planet’, is a chance for people of all ages and fitness levels to have fun while exercising. Wollongong… Continue reading Color Run transforms Stuart Park into ‘tropicolor’ paradise
Kiama-based indie rock group The Vanns have embarked on a national tour to promote their new single “I’m Not The One”. The three band members - James ‘Jimmy’ Vann (vocals/guitar), Lachie Jones (drums) and Tom Switlek (bass) - have been playing together since 2012 but have not seen success like this scale during the course… Continue reading National tour for Kiama locals