The University of Wollongong (UOW) traces its origins to 1951 when a Division of the then New South Wales University of Technology was established in Wollongong.
Ten years later the Division became the Wollongong College of the University of New South Wales and, in 1975, the University of Wollongong was incorporated by the Parliament of New South Wales as an independent institution.
In addition to its research impact, the University of Wollongong produces some of the most employable graduates in the world by anticipating emerging industries and future jobs to prepare them for the future of work. Graduates are ethical, mobile, technologically savvy and ready for multicultural work environments.
In addition to its research impact, the University of Wollongong produces some of the world’s most employable graduates, by anticipating emergent industries and future jobs to prepare them for the future of work. The graduates are ethical, mobile, technologically literate, and ready for multicultural workplaces.
Why University of Wollongong?
- Top 1% in the world’s universities
- 14th best modern university in the world
- 1st in New South Wales for UOW graduate employer satisfaction
- UOW graduates are well respected and are consistently ranked among the top one percent in the world by employers
More about the University of Wollongong
“In a world facing very large and complex social, environmental and economic challenges, we are committed to finding solutions and driving positive change”
The University of Wollongong was founded with donations from local people who had a vision for a better future for the region.
Since then, UOW has partnered with communities to make a difference in the Illawarra region and address the critical economic, environmental, social and medical challenges facing society.
The University strives for its graduates to be ethical, flexible thinkers who can compete in a global economy. And that their experiences at the University of Wollongong will shape who they are and their future careers.
Scholarship at University of Wollongong
The University of Wollongong has one of the most generous international scholarship programs in Australia.