University of Wollongong summer graduations 2017: photos

The next generation of innovators and business leaders graduated from the University of Wollongong this week.

Hundreds of students from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences and the Faculty of Business donned their blue gowns and caps to mark the completion of their studies.

Flick through the gallery above to see if we snapped you at the graduation ceremonies. NB. The last batch of photos will be uploaded on Friday afternoon.

Environmental champion Tim Flannery may call Wollongong home

One of Australia’s preeminent scientists and environmental champions has told the University of Wollongong’s graduating engineers they will play a vital role in developing a sustainable future.

Professor Tim Flannery received an Honorary Doctorate of Science from UOW on Wednesday and also delivered the guest address at the graduation ceremony for hundreds of students from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences and the Faculty of Business.

Former refugee graduates with a Bachelor of Commerce (Dean's Scholar)

Jozo Frankovic believes in the power of education to change lives.

On Thursday the former refugee graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Dean’s Scholar) from the University of Wollongong.

The German-born 22-year-old arrived in Australia when he was just four-years-old, with his parents, who are from Bosnia Herzegovina.

‘’Coming to Australia as a refugee very early on it was instilled by my parents the value of family, the value of community and the value of education,’’ Mr Frankovic said.