University of Wollongong

University of Wollongong

Ranked the number 1 university in NSW overall,* the University of Wollongong (UOW) not only focuses on teaching you specialist knowledge, but also the skills needed to adapt and solve tomorrow’s challenges.

This approach, which emphasises practical experience and real-world learning, inspires you to follow your passions, stand for purpose and connect with the brightest minds across the globe. Graduating with the tools necessary to solve complex social, environmental or economic challenges, you will gain the edge in a competitive job market. In fact, employers are more satisfied with UOW graduates than with graduates of all other NSW universities.**

University is a time to find yourself and become more independent. With myriad opportunities for development, fun and self-discovery available at UOW, you will soon find your place and your people. You’ll need a good mix of challenges and support to succeed, which is why UOW students rate their student support and skills development experiences five stars.***

UOW has nine campus locations across NSW, plus a growing reach of international campuses and partner institutions. So, wherever you choose to study, you’ll be joining a global community of learning. 

Advanced study programs are also available for high achieving students, offering self-directed study and research opportunities – the kind not usually available to undergraduate students. Many of our Dean’s Scholar degrees provide an academic mentor from your area of study and the chance to potentially fast-track your degree.

Studying with UOW, one of the world’s top 20 modern universities,^ earns you a globally recognised and respected degree – your passport to a world of opportunity.

UOW’s student cohort profile

* Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) 2020
** QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey 2020
*** Good Universities Guide 2020
^ QS Top 50 Under 50 2020


UOW Student Central, (ground floor Building 17)
Northfields Avenue, Gwynneville NSW 2500

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1300 367 869 (within Australia)
+61 2 4221 3218 (international)

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