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University of Wollongong

New South Wales, Australia
  • 283 QS World University Rankings 2014
  • 276 QS World University Rankings 2013
  • 300 THE World University Rankings 2013-2014
  • 243 QS World University Rankings 2015
Campus setting Urban
Living cost B$ 1,685 per month
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 40%
Institution type Public

About University of Wollongong

University of Wollongong (UOW) has forged a distinctive identity among Australian and international universities, standing apart from sector categories. An enterprising institution with a personalised style, UOW is confidently building an international reputation for quality research and education. UOW is a university of international standing with an enviable record of achievement in teaching and research. It is also located in one of the most beautiful settings in Australia, just an hour's drive south of Australia's largest city, Sydney. 

UOW students and staff come from diverse backgrounds, many from overseas. They share a culture that respects openness, inclusiveness, collegiality and diversity. The aim of the university is to nurture quality graduates who are experts in their fields and who can work anywhere in the world. Above all, we are looking to produce tomorrow's leaders, mature well-rounded individuals who will return a contribution to society.

Campus information

There are total 6 campuses around Wollongong which are UOW Batemans Bay, UOW Shoalhaven Campus, UOW Southern Highlands, University Of Wollongong, UOW Southern Sydney and Sydney Bysiness School. The campus in Wollongong equipped with modern infrastructure and a collaborative, interdisciplinary culture provides the perfect environment for learning just 80km south of Sydney on the New South Wales coast. Since establishing the main campus in Wollongong, UOW has expanded its teaching locations to regional campuses in Southern Sydney,Bega, Batemans Bay, the Shoalhaven, and the Southern Highlands. 


There are on and off campus provided for the students. A variety of house choice for the students to choose on their preference. There are living area in Campus East, Graduate House, Gundi, International House, Keiraview, Kooloobong Village, Marketview, Weerona College and The Manor. 


Courses available 10

Accounting & Finance 2 Applied, Pure Sciences 2 Business, Management 1 Computer Science, IT 3 Creative Arts & Design 1 Education and Teaching 1 Engineering 2 Humanities & Social Sciences 2 Law 1


Reviews 3

What are the students like? The students are very friendly in nature and its always nice to talk to them and hang out with them. How is the academic life at this university/college? The academic life in UOW is hard, but thats only because of the subject. The lecturers help during tutorial if y…
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What are the students like? Most students are very friendly, laid back and fun to be around. They are great to share a class with, or to grab a coffee and relax in the sun. How is the academic life at this university/college? The academic life is great - I felt really supported by my lecturers…
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