University of Wollongong

University of Wollongong

Consistently ranked in the top 200 universities in the world for the quality of our graduates*, the University of Wollongong (UOW) focuses on teaching the specialist knowledge and skills you need to solve tomorrow’s challenges..

Our approach emphasises practical experience and hands-on learning, inspiring you to follow your passions, stand for purpose and connect with the brightest minds across the globe. As a result, you’ll gain an edge in a competitive job market by graduating with the tools necessary to solve complex social, environmental and economic issues. In fact, UOW graduates are ranked the best employees in Australia**.

University is a time to find yourself and become more independent. With a myriad of opportunities for development, fun and self-discovery, you’ll soon find your place and your people. You’ll get the most out of being a student at UOW’s safe, vibrant and open campuses. And with the tools and support available to succeed, you’ll experience a student life like no other, rated the maximum five stars by students themselves***. We’re proud to continue to provide the high quality learning, teaching and support services that we’re known for, whether it’s face-to-face or online.

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. Our tailored programs encourage high achievers to foster their passion, strive for excellence and reach their full potential..

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

* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022
** QILT 2021 Graduate Outcomes Survey
*** Good Universities Guide 2022
^ QS Top 50 Under 50 2021

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General information for University of Wollongong


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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