Our Collections

Historical Records Collection

The Archives holds a range of records documenting the corporate, academic and social history of the University of Wollongong.

This includes records from it's predecessor institutions, the Wollongong University College (1962-74) and the University Division of the Wollongong Technical College (1951-61).

It also includes records from the Wollongong Institute of Education (1973-82), which amalgamated with the University in 1982, and it's predecessor, the Wollongong Teachers' College (1962-72).

Record types

The collection comprises both published and unpublished UOW produced and/or related material.

Major series held include:

  • Annual reports
  • Newsletters (e.g. Campus News)
  • Handbooks/calendars
  • Graduation booklets
  • Theses
  • Academic research journals (e.g. Illawarra Unity)
  • Promotional material (e.g. leaflets, posters)
  • Media releases
  • Press/newspaper clippings
  • Photographs
  • Recordings
  • Student association publications (e.g. Tertangala)
  • Committee minutes (e.g. University Council and Academic Senate meetings papers)
  • Selected administrative records from individual Units and Schools/Departments
Last reviewed: 23 March, 2018