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University of Wollongong

Location

Northfields Ave, Wollongong, AU, Wollongong Australia

Ranking

# =185QS World University Rankings

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458Undergraduate programs

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158Postgraduate programs

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5+QS stars

About University of Wollongong

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is a leading global university, powered by its people, partnerships and communities. Ranked among the best 20 modern universities in the world*, UOW is located on the Australian east coast, an hour and a half south of Sydney.

UOW’s vision is to inspire a better future through education, research and partnership. We look ahead to a future defined by a rapid rate of change and new opportunity. Our values of intellectual openness, excellence and dedication, empowerment and academic freedom, mutual respect and diversity and recognition and performance, are what grounds us and leads us towards achieving our vision.

As an institution, we have established an excellent reputation for teaching and learning across our four faculties: Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Business and Law, Engineering and Information Sciences, and Science, Medicine and Health.

UOW is a significant international player among Australian universities. In addition to our global network of campuses, students, graduates and academics, our international focus is strengthened through a collaborative network of partners across the globe.

UOW has nine campuses throughout NSW to provide exceptional learning experiences that are specially designed to meet the needs of our local students. Our partnerships with a number of international education institutions provide students with opportunities to access quality education delivered by UOW outside of Australia. 

We are recreating our learning environment to be truly global, delivering a distinctive UOW experience across all our locations. We foster a knowledge exchange and provide students with opportunities to enrich their experiences and build lifelong networks. UOW has campuses in the United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong and Malaysia and a presence in China and Singapore. 

* Ranked 14th in the QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2021

About University of Wollongong

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is a leading global university, powered by its people, partnerships and communities. Ranked among the best 20 modern universities in the world*, UOW is located on the Australian east coast, an hour and a half south of Sydney.

UOW’s vision is to inspire a better future through education, research and partnership. We look ahead to a future defined by a rapid rate of change and new opportunity. Our values of intellectual openness, excellence and dedication, empowerment and academic freedom, mutual respect and diversity and recognition and performance, are what grounds us and leads us towards achieving our vision.

As an institution, we have established an excellent reputation for teaching and learning across our four faculties: Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Business and Law, Engineering and Information Sciences, and Science, Medicine and Health.

UOW is a significant international player among Australian universities. In addition to our global network of campuses, students, graduates and academics, our international focus is strengthened through a collaborative network of partners across the globe.

UOW has nine campuses throughout NSW to provide exceptional learning experiences that are specially designed to meet the needs of our local students. Our partnerships with a number of international education institutions provide students with opportunities to access quality education delivered by UOW outside of Australia. 

We are recreating our learning environment to be truly global, delivering a distinctive UOW experience across all our locations. We foster a knowledge exchange and provide students with opportunities to enrich their experiences and build lifelong networks. UOW has campuses in the United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong and Malaysia and a presence in China and Singapore. 

* Ranked 14th in the QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2021

University information

General

6+
79+

Bachelor

70+
6+
79+
17,520
73%
27%
4,463
31%
69%
1,408
62%
38%

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Rankings & ratings

University of Wollongong is one of the top public universities in Wollongong, Australia. It is ranked #=185 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #264
  • 2014
    #=276
  • 2015
    #=283
  • 2016
    #=243
  • 2017
    #218
  • 2018
    #232
  • 2019
    #=218
  • 2020
    #212
  • 2021
    #196
  • 2022
    #193
  • 2023
    #=185

Ranking criteria

45.4
Overall
29.4
Academic Reputation
34.1
Employer Reputation
20.9
Faculty Student Ratio
88
Citations per Faculty
93.9
International Faculty Ratio
70.1
International Students Ratio
91.4
International Research Network
24.2
Employment Outcomes
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Available programs

The University of Wollongong (UOW) has become one of the best modern universities in the world: dynamic, agile and prominent in national and international rankings for the quality of our teaching, research, student experience and outcomes.

We are recreating our learning environment to be truly global, delivering a distinctive UOW experience across all our locations. We foster a knowledge exchange and provide students with opportunities to enrich their experiences and build lifelong networks.

Through our graduate employment support, employability workshops, internship and placement programs, UOW continues to ensure our graduates are highly sought after by employers. 

A personalised approach ensures students make a smooth transition into university life, while 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 for the quality of our graduates.

UOW has a proud history of working closely with our communities to increase participation and attainment of underrepresented groups in higher education. Our student cohort represents one of the most diverse student bodies in any Australian higher education institution. We facilitate student diversity by creating mutually beneficial partnerships with schools, pathway providers and community partners. 

Bachelor of Arts

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Bachelor of Laws

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The University of Wollongong (UOW) aims to equip our graduates with the skills to deliver real-world outcomes, underpinned by strong industry partnerships, a personalized style and a pioneering approach to international education.

Postgraduate students enjoy access to world-class facilities – including Sydney Business School in Sydney’s CBD and the Innovation Campus at Wollongong – and are encouraged to collaborate with researchers from different disciplines to transform lives and regions on an international scale.

As a modern university, we are uniquely placed to understand and respond to change. UOW’s mission is to transform people and the world we live in. To do this we connect our communities with an international network of businesses, collaborators, researchers, students, governments and investors. 

At UOW, we are driving change that is relevant to regional priorities but with global impact. Our initiatives are transforming education, research, industries, healthcare and communities.

Our researchers dedicate their careers to finding solutions to society’s most pressing challenges. They work with some of the world’s best research partners to solve the biggest questions facing society, striving towards a better quality of life for future generations.

This is why UOW is consistently rated in the top 200 universities in the world for the quality of our graduates* 

*QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022

Master of Nursing

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Master of Autism

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