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University of Wollongong

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Wollongong (UOW) offers over 450 degree programs across both undergraduate and postgraduate levels through its faculties of Business; Science, Medicine and Health; Engineering and Information Sciences; Social Sciences; and Law, Humanities and The Arts.

With students and staff from more than 160 nationalities, the University of Wollongong has a welcoming multi-ethnic community which strengthens the university experience for students from all backgrounds. With over 160 international exchange partner universities in 42 countries, UOW has a proud tradition of student mobility. The real-world experience incorporated into every degree has seen QS World University Rankings Graduate Employers Survey place UOW in the top 1% of universities in the world.

UOW’s main campus is located in Wollongong – Australia’s ninth largest city, only an hour south of Sydney in New South Wales. With 17 surf beaches, a thriving sporting community, a rapidly growing music scene and strong cultural diversity, Wollongong is a university city that’s set up for student life.

This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
283=
2014
243
2015
218
2016
  • 44.70
    Overall Score
  • 31.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 63.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 27.5
    Faculty Student
  • 56.2
    Citations per Faculty
  • 99.7
    International Faculty
  • 74.7
    International Students
51-100
2015
51-100
2016
  • 64.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 71.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 80.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 74.5
    H-index Citations
208
2014
163
2015
  • 70.20
    Overall Score
  • 61.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 74.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 84
    Citations per Paper
  • 71.1
    H-index Citations
26
2014
17
2015
12
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 44.70
    Overall Score
  • 1975
    Establishment Year
  • 218
    WUR Overall
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,364
International
650

Number of students

17,142
Postgraduate 22%
Undergraduate 78%

Number of international students

3,881
Postgraduate 60%
Undergraduate 40%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

18 Undergraduate Courses

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2 Postgraduate Courses

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