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Penalty rate cut fails to stimulate jobs

Retail and hospitality employees working same hours for less A survey of more than 1,000 workers in the retail and hospitality sectors has found no evidence that cutting penalty rates on Sundays has led to additional hours for workers or employers hiring additional staff. Earlier this year the Fa...

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PhD graduate aims to change conversation around disability welfare

Iranian student inspired to study to prove women can achieve their true potentialWhen Mona Nikidehaghani set out to start her PhD, she wanted to use her knowledge of numbers to delve into the world of disability services.Against the backdrop of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (ND...

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Business graduate’s background inspires desire to change the world

Jozo Frankovic aims to combine philanthropy with future in businessJozo Frankovic knows just how powerful education can be when it comes to changing someone’s life.The University of Wollongong student arrived in Australia at the age of four, having left his birthplace in Germa...

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Finance student honoured to receive Bradman Foundation Scholarship

Passionate batsman recognised for sporting, academic achievements A student from the University of Wollongong’s Sydney Business School is “elated” to have been honoured with a scholarship bearing the name of one of his heroes: Sir Donald Bradman. Abhishek Nandigam, who ...

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Graduates celebrate academic achievements in summer ceremonies

Renowned scientist Professor Tim Flannery to receive Honorary DoctorateThe next generation of innovators and business leaders will this week celebrate their graduation from the University of Wollongong (UOW).Hundreds of students from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Scie...

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Last reviewed: 18 December, 2017