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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
=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.