School of Nursing

Welcome to the School of Nursing


The School of Nursing, University of Wollongong, is identified as a provider of high quality professional education and contributing to the generation and dissemination of knowledge within a research-intensive university. We enjoy a sound reputation both academically and clinically. The Bachelor of Nursing programme is delivered on five sites (Wollongong, Shoalhaven, Southern Sydney, Batemans Bay and Bega). In addition, we have an expansive post graduate portfolio and research agenda. It is the philosophy of the School of Nursing that everyone participates in quality assurance processes and academic governance.  

Core Values

Person-centred; Creativity; Self-awareness; Appreciation; Respect; Authenticity; Clarity; Empathy.  

14 September 2017
Strength in student learning elevated at national awards

Global Challenges Recovery Camp Team The University of Wollongong’s (UOW) excellence in student learning has been celebrated following the presentation of three National Citations at the 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching held at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Arts.

Among the recipients, The Recovery Camp Team from the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, received the National Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. Team members of the Recovery Camp Team, Professor Lorna Moxham, Mr Christopher Patterson, Ms Ellie Taylor, Dr Dana Perlman and Dr Renee Brighton were awarded their citation for: Influencing and enhancing student learning through Recovery Camp – an immersive workplace experience shared with people with a mental illness. Read more...

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Inspiring students to examine their attitudes towards mental illness

Since 2013, students across disciplines including nursing, exercise science, dietetics, and psychology have taken part in Recovery Camp, supported by trained therapeutic recreation professionals and a multidisciplinary team of experts.

Research Australia’s 2017 Health Services Research Award Finalist Professor Lorna Moxham and her colleagues Dr Dana Perlman, Christopher Patterson, Dr Renee Brighton, and Ellie Taylor combine expertise from mental health nursing, education, and psychology to provide a unique experience unlike any other. Read more...

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