University of Wollongong

Student and campus services

UOW has a range of student support services. These include counselling, chaplaincy, academic assistance, learning support, and employment and career advice. Campus facilities include a medical centre, computing centre, sporting and recreation facilities, and a childcare centre.

The university supports a variety of student organisations, clubs and societies for students to become involved in campus life.

Student life at the University of Wollongong

Since establishing its campus in Wollongong, the University of Wollongong has expanded its teaching locations to both onshore and offshore campuses:


  • Bega Valley
  • Eurobodalla
  • Innovation Campus (North Wollongong)
  • Liverpool
  • Shoalhaven
  • Southern Highlands
  • Sutherland
  • Sydney CBD.


  • University of Wollongong in Dubai
  • UOW College Hong Kong
  • UOW India.

University of Wollongong campus locations

UOW has dedicated support services for students with disabilities and special needs. The Student Accessibility and Inclusion team provide reasonable adjustment advice and support for current and prospective students with a disability or health condition. Our aim is to ensure that students with a disability realise their full academic potential.

If you have a disability or medical condition, register with us as soon as possible to receive additional support and advice. If you have complex requirements it is even more important to contact us early so that we may arrange your support in a timely manner.

Disability Services is committed to creating a safe and productive environment for registered students.

University of Wollongong Student Accessibility and Inclusion

Many students say one of the best parts of their university experience is living in a residence. UOW Student Residences offer vibrant communities, with students from diverse cultural backgrounds. Our residents enjoy being part of an active community, and many make friends for life. Choose from a range of accommodation options in convenient locations. Students benefit from an environment that is committed to providing high academic achievement, involvement, development and fun. The community culture in each residence provides a vibrant atmosphere with many social, cultural, sporting and other activities on offer.

If you are thinking of living at UOW, it is important to apply online early as demand for accommodation is high.

University of Wollongong accommodation

Don't wait until you graduate to see the world. The University of Wollongong can take you around the globe. Get more from your degree with a semester exchange or short course program. It's your passport to experience a truly global education as you immerse yourself in another culture, travel the world and really expand your horizons.

A study overseas program can also count towards your degree - so you'll still graduate on time with an added international perspective to your studies.

You can choose from a semester exchange or a range of short-term programs and internships. With over 200 study overseas destinations in 45 countries, it's easy to find an experience to suit your interests and your studies.

University of Wollongong Study Overseas

The UOW Careers Team provides resources, programs, events, and services to help students establish career goals and identify pathways and strategies to achieve these goals. Our experienced staff offer individual career consultations, workshops, ideas about how to enhance your employability, job search support, resume advice, assistance with interview preparation and more.

University of Wollongong Careers Central

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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Important dates

Academic calendar

Entry schemes via UAC

Educational Access Schemes

Financial assistance

Equity Scholarships

Other scholarships & schemes