Our Collections

Historical Records Collection

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

This includes records from:

  • the Wollongong University College (1962-74)
  • the University Division of the Wollongong Technical College (1951-61)
  • the Wollongong Institute of Education (1973-82), which amalgamated with the University in 1982
  • the Wollongong Teachers' College (1962-72)

Record types

The collection includes both published and unpublished material produced by UOW or related to the University.

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: 18 September, 2018