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Future leader discovers unexpected path in accountancy

Madeleine Harmer loved every minute of her five-year degree at UOWMadeleine Harmer never imagined that she would become an accountant.The graduate had planned on studying marketing and economics at the University of Wollongong, but within the first year of her commerce degree, she was drawn to th...

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Global experiences inspire Jessica to make a difference

Engineering/commerce graduate awarded 2018 Robert Hope Memorial Prize for leadership, contribution to communityJessica Kiekebosch-Fitt is a firm believer in the importance of learning outside the classroom.In her five years at the University of Wollongong, her degree has taken her from Indonesia ...

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Dream, dare, design: How Carla Zampatti changed Australia’s fashion industry

Celebrated designer receives honorary doctorate for contribution to businessWhen Carla Zampatti began her career in the fashion industry, she was one of only a handful of designers in Australia. She had great dreams, a desire to work hard, and an instinct for knowing what women w...

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Solar Decathlon sparked Emily’s passion for sustainability

PhD graduate working towards creating sustainable building hub in the IllawarraThe past few months have been a whirlwind for Emily Ryan. As part of the team from the University of Wollongong that competed in the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018, she has spent much of the tail-half of the year imm...

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Engineering, business achievements in the spotlight at summer graduations

Fashion designer Carla Zampatti one of three honorary doctorate recipientsThe next generation of leaders in business and engineering will celebrate the end of their academic studies this week during summer graduation ceremonies at the University of Wollongong (UOW).Undergradua...

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Business on The Stand

The (lost) art of listening

The (lost) art of listening

People are crying out to be heard. How learning to listen is a vital part of developing good leaders and better workplaces.

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Making an impact in 2018

Making an impact in 2018

As a Google Cloud Customer Engineer, Natalie Piucco works with a range of clients from start-ups to large enterprises...

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Last reviewed: 19 December, 2018