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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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Ranked among the best 20 modern universities in the world*, the University of Wollongong is located on the Australian east coast, an hour and a half south of Sydney.

The University has established an excellent reputation for teaching and learning across its five faculties; Business; Engineering and Information Sciences; Law, Humanities and the Arts; Science, Medicine and Health and Social Sciences.

UOW currently offers over 300 degree programs across both undergraduate and postgraduate levels to more than 32,000 students around the world.

There are nine UOW campuses in Australia including three in Greater Sydney (Sydney CBD, Loftus and Liverpool).

UOW has a strong international focus and reputation, with close to 6000 international students studying across its Australian campuses each year. UOW Dubai has been in operation for more than 20 years and in 2015 UOW entered Hong Kong after taking custodianship of the Community College of City University Hong Kong (CCCU) and transformed CCCU into an international campus.

* Ranked 17th in the QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2018


This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
=243
2016
218
2017
232
2018
  • 43.3
    Overall Score
  • 33.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 59.4
    Citations per Faculty
  • 49.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 98
    International Faculty
  • 81.8
    International Students
51-100
2016
26
2017
  • 65.9
    Overall Score
  • 52
    Academic Reputation
  • 88.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 73.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 78.9
    H-index Citations
26
2015
17
2016
151-200
2017
12
2017
17
2018
181-190
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 39.7-40.4
    Overall Score
  • 33
    Employer Reputation
  • 88.2
    Graduate Employment Rate
  • 56.8
    Partnerships with Employers
26
2015
17
2016
151-200
2017
12
2017
17
2018
181-190
2018
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 43.3
    Overall Score
  • 1975
    Establishment Year
  • 232
    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
1,301
International
551

Number of students

18,476
Postgraduate 24%
Undergraduate 76%

Number of international students

4,730
Postgraduate 59%
Undergraduate 41%
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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English Language Proficiency Requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.