University of Wollongong

 

 


 

UOW is and always will be about academic excellence, but knows its impact extends beyond teaching and research. It's about making use of knowledge. Being open to new thinking. Making a tangible difference. About connecting like never before.

That's why at UOW we believe in cross faculty and interdisciplinary learning. Because we know from experience that it equips our staff, our students and our academic partners with broad-minded thinking, adaptable and applicable skills and hands on experience that empowers them to be world class.

It's this commitment to 'Connection' and 'Excellence' that sets UOW apart from the rest.

More info: http://www.uow.edu.au/index.html




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Jan 9th 2017

Explore four common diseases and body systems: how they work, how they are treated and prevented. Understanding Common Diseases is designed for everyone who cares about their health or is interested in knowing more about how their body works. Over the course of the subject, you will hear from patients with four different diseases: high blood pressure, heartburn, diabetes and the common cold. We have chosen these diseases as they all affect different body systems and occur commonly in the general public. We will be describing how patients experience the disease, the normal way the body system works and looking at how the disease affects function and how you and your doctor can best manage your health.

Average: 5.7 (3 votes)
Jan 9th 2017

Learn about how the world’s oceans are regulated, protected and preserved. This course considers the nature of how the world’s oceans are regulated. It will go through how ocean governance has evolved through time and how it actually works. In addition, there will be a focus on particular issues such as piracy, maritime security and environmental protection for the oceans.

Average: 4.8 (6 votes)
Dec 5th 2016

Prevent childhood obesity by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, screen time and sleep for children under five. Childhood obesity is one of the biggest health challenges of the 21st century and affects over 41 million children under the age of five. If not prevented at an early age it can become a lifelong condition and lead to very serious diseases and disorders. This free online course follows the latest innovative research in childhood development to reveal what is contributing to these shocking figures and what can be done to prevent childhood obesity.

Average: 4 (4 votes)
Nov 7th 2016

Discover the incredible world of 'the Hobbit' as modern archaeological science uncovers secrets hidden in time.

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