Located on the pristine beaches of Australia’s east coast, and just 90 minutes south of Sydney, the University of Wollongong (UOW) boasts an impressive ranking among the top 20 modern universities in the world (QS Top 50 Under 50 2019) – as well as being placed in the top 250 universities on the planet (THE World University Rankings 2019).
Wollongong is among Australia’s largest cities and can be found between the Tasman Sea and the mountains, providing a truly Australian experience for international students.
UOW welcomes almost 6,000 international students each year. The university’s Wollongong campus combines modern teaching facilities with stylish study spaces. UOW’s newest campus is located in Liverpool - a culturally diverse suburb in Sydney.
The university has an excellent international reputation for teaching standards across all of its faculties and has an exceptional record of getting graduates job-ready. UOW ranked among the top 1% for graduate quality in the 2019 QS Graduate Employability Rankings, and 75.5% of UOW students secure full-time employment within four months of graduation, above the national average of 71.9%.
Students can choose from a range of UOW accommodation options, located on-campus, including new self-catered facilities on campus at Kooloobong Village. Students are provided with brilliant academic and wellbeing support throughout their time at UOW and have access to the online CareerHub which supports them in their job search.
With 130 clubs and societies, and more than 60 sports teams, UOW’s UniActive provides top-class sporting facilities to help students stay active. About 100 live music and comedy acts entertain throughout the year at the UniBar.
UOW has a strong international focus and reputation, and offers a range of exchanges, scholarships and bursaries which assist students to transfer from its Dubai, and Hong Kong campuses, from partner institutions in Singapore, and Malaysia, and from four Chinese universities.