UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
The University of Wollongong, founded in 1951, is a public university located in Wollongong, Australia. Since its inception, the University of Wollongong has become a benchmark for Australia’s new generation of universities; dynamic, innovative and prominent in national and international rankings for the quality of their teaching and research. The University of Wollongong is focused on producing quality, accessible research through highly-cited and esteemed researchers. UOW ranks 6th among the world’s universities for social and economic impact in the THE Impact rankings, which are benchmarked against the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals. The university also anticipates the nature of emergent industries and future jobs as graduates need to be ethical, mobile, technologically literate and ready for multicultural workplaces. With over 36,000 students enrolled, including approximately 7600 international students, the university is a large community that ranks among the top one percent of universities in the world.
The University of Wollongong’s main campus is set in native Australian bush and is one of the most picturesque university campuses in Australia. The Wollongong campus offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The courses are offered across five faculties comprising the Faculty of Business, the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts.
Why University of Wollongong
- Student Outcomes: University of Wollongong graduates are well-respected and are consistently ranked among the top one percent in the world by employers. The university prides itself on preparing students for emerging industries and future jobs.
- Purposeful Research: The University of Wollongong has consistently delivered research of outstanding quality and impact. The dissemination of research to user communities, including industry, is one of UOW’s key goals and they have a strong reputation for engagement with industry.
- Highly-Regarded Staff: The commitment and drive of the University of Wollongong's highly-skilled academic staff has earned them a global reputation for outstanding achievement in teaching and learning. This was highlighted with a Spotlight Award at the 2018 Global Teaching Excellence Awards, recognizing UOW among the world’s best institutions for teaching excellence. UOW's staff are encouraged and empowered to find innovative ways to solve real-world problems and collaborate with some of the most brilliant minds across the globe.