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University of Wollongong 

The University of Wollongong is a public research institution. There are more than 34,000 students enrolled in the different programs of the University of which more than 24,000 students are undergraduates, more than 8,000 students are postgraduates, and more than 1,500 are doctoral students. The University's motto is Stands for Purpose. Students can visit the official website of the University at https://www.uow.edu.au/ 

University of Wollongong History

University of Wollongong's history started as a division of the New South Wales University of Technology in the year 1951. The University was established as an independent body in the year 1975. It is aa multicampus institution. 

The University of Wollongong Programs, Courses, and Schools 

Some degree-granting schools of the University include –

  • School of Physics 
  • School of Chemistry 
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing 
  • School of Earth and Environmental sciences 
  • School of Biological Sciences
  • School of Law 
  • School of Education 
  • School of Psychology
  • School of Health and Society 
  • School of Liberal Arts 
  • School of Management, Operations, and Marketing 

University of Wollongong undergraduate courses are in the field include –

  • Science 
  • Social Science 
  • Law 
  • Business
  • Geography
  • Psychology
  • Engineering 
  • International Studies 
  • Communication and Media 
  • Creative Arts 
  • Education 
  • Arts and Humanities 

To know more about University of Wollongong undergraduate courses, click here University of Wollongong undergraduate courses

University of Wollongong Achievements

  • It ranked 15 in the nation by THE & 10 by QS.
  • It ranked 196 in the world by QS.
  • It ranked 203 in the world by US News. 
  • It got the highest rank in the areas of Teacher Education, Creative Arts, and Engineering on QILT 2019.

University of Wollongong USP

University offers various degrees and programs in the field of engineering, health science, science, law, arts, liberal arts, and many more. The academic programs of the University has the accreditation from AACSB, ACU, AEN, ASAIHL, AUC, IAU, Group of Eight, UGPN, and Universities Australia. The University has a global presence through its overseas campus. It is committed to finding the solutions to the largest and most complex environmental, social, and economic challenges that the whole world is facing today. 

University of Wollongong Notable Alumni

University of Wollongong notable alumni include –

  • Karl Kruszelnicki (Author)
  • Stef Dawson (Actress)
  • Van Badham (Theatre Maker and Author)
  • Clare Maree Bowen (Actress and Singer)
  • Victoria Thanine (Film Actress)
  • Ben Creagh (Rugby Player)
  • John Tranter (Poet)
  • Jay Caselberg (Writer)
  • Kumi Taguchi (Journalist)
  • B. Sandhya (Indian IPS Officer)

University of Wollongong Infrastructure and Services

University of Wollongong Campuses

University of Wollongong Campuses is spread in Australia, China, Malaysia, Hong Kong, UAE, and many other places as well. Wollongong Campus is the main campus of the University. All campuses have the facilities including an indoor sports center, library, gymnasium, cafes, a bar, food halls, conference hall swimming pool, and many more. 

University of Wollongong campuses include –

  • Wollongong Campus 
  • Innovation Campus 
  • Southern Sydney Campus 
  • Southwestern Sydney Campus 
  • Sydney CBD Campus 
  • Bega Campus 
  • Shoalhaven Campus 
  • Batemans Bay Campus 
  • Many Overseas Campuses (UAE, Hong Kong, Malaysia, China, and Singapore)

University of Wollongong Library 

The University of Wollongong Library has a collection of different book materials. Students can access the online resources of the library. The other service of the library includes borrowing, printing, disability support, scanning, subject reading, and many more. Students get the perfect study spaces to sit and read their books quietly. 

University of Wollongong Housing Services 

University of Wollongong housing services are committed to offering the best rooms and residential life to the students. The rooms are fully furnished with beds, desks, chairs, and dressers. Students can access housing services including the internet, kitchen, lounges, study rooms, and many more. Students can get more information about the University of Wollongong housing, here University of Wollongong Housing Services

Some housing halls include –

  • Campus East
  • Graduate House 
  • I-House 
  • Kooloobong Village 
  • Bangalay

University of Wollongong Medical Services

University of Wollongong medical services include –

  • Chronic Disease Management 
  • Pharmacy and Medicine 
  • Primary Health Care 
  • Mental Health Care 
  • Counselling Centre 
  • Aboriginal Health Care 
  • Youth Health Care 

University of Wollongong Student Clubs 

Some student clubs of the University include –

  • AIME 
  • Believers Love World 
  • Critical Care Interest Group 
  • Labor Students 
  • Liberal Club 
  • Lifechoice Wollongong 
  • Multi-Faith Chaplaincy 
  • Netball Club 
  • Pro Choice Club 
  • Snowsports Club 

University of Wollongong Location 

Where Exactly 

University of Wollongong's location is in Northfields Ave, Wollongong NSW 2522, Australia. 

Different Campuses Location 

Campus in Australia 

  • Wollongong Campus 
  • Innovation Campus 
  • Southern Sydney Campus 
  • Southwestern Sydney Campus 
  • Sydney CBD Campus 

Regional Campuses

  • Bega Campus 
  • Shoalhaven Campus 
  • Batemans Bay Campus 
  • Southern Highlands 

Overseas Campuses 

  • UAE
  • Hong Kong
  • Malaysia
  • China
  • Singapore

Top Landmarks, Top Companies, & Top Airports Nearby 

  • Early Start Discovery Spaces 
  • Wollongong Botanic Garden 
  • Wollongong To Thirroul Bike Track 
  • Wollongong Head Lighthouse 
  • Sciences Spaces 
  • Australian Surf Tours 
  • Flip Out North Wollongong 
  • Nan Tien Temple 
  • North Wollongong Beach 
  • Mount Keira 
  • Camden Airport (63Km Away)
  • Illawarra Regional Airport (23 Km Away)

University of Wollongong International Students Information 

University of Wollongong Courses Offered

University of Wollongong courses are in the field include –

  • Science 
  • Social Science 
  • Law 
  • Business
  • Geography
  • Psychology
  • Engineering 
  • International Studies 
  • Communication and Media 
  • Creative Arts 
  • Education 
  • Arts and Humanities 

University of Wollongong Student Support 

University of Wollongong's student support helps students to live, experience, and cherish a vibrant student life on-campus. The University has a team of experts and advisors that provide end-to-end support and guidance to all the students. They help students in their academics, accommodation, financial aid, and career-related matters. They help students in achieving their career goals. 

University of Wollongong Visas & Immigration Support 

Students need visa documents to live and study at the University. Students can visit the Australian embassy and consulate to get their visas done. The international office of the University provides support to the international community of the University. Students can get information about the University of Wollongong Visa, here University of Wollongong Visas

Students need documents to apply for a visa, including –

  • Valid Passport 
  • Confirmation Letter from University
  • Other Document Required by the Australian Diplomatic Post 
  • Visa Fee Receipts 
  • Photographs 

University of Wollongong International Student Contact 

University of Wollongong international students can take the support from the international office on-campus. The University has committed to supporting the international community with their visa-related issues to staying in the city. Students can contact the international team at +61 2 4221 3218. 

University of Wollongong Student Life 

University of Wollongong Student Society 

University of Wollongong Student Society includes –

  • Biology Society 
  • Bubble Tea Society
  • Business Analytics Society 
  • Chemistry Society 
  • Debating Society 
  • Digital Media Society
  • Earth Society 
  • Human Geography Society
  • Coding and Development Society
  • Investment Management Society 

University of Wollongong Sports & Fitness

University of Wollongong sports facilities include –

  • Well Equipped Gymnasium 
  • Basketball Court 
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Sports Hall
  • Multipurpose Sports Complex 
  • Fitness Centre 
  • Runway & Field 

University of Wollongong Health & Wellness

University of Wollongong health center and counseling center provides health and wellness services to the students. Students can get treatment for any minor injury to some serious physical issues. The counseling center is committed to providing therapy sessions for the students to deal with their psychological issues. Students can also access the swimming pool, fitness center, and other recreational centers on-campus. 

University of Wollongong Residential Life 

University of Wollongong residential life is committed to offering the best rooms and student life. The rooms are fully furnished with beds, desks, chairs, and dressers. Students can access housing services including the internet, kitchen, lounges, study rooms, and many more. Living on-campus is the most exciting part of student life. Late night movies, parties, and music nights make student residential life more vibrant. 

University of Wollongong Food & Drinks 

  • Delish
  • Greenpatch Café 
  • Gypsy Jones Café 
  • Hemingway Café
  • Kew Thai
  • Little Asia 
  • Okuma Sushi House 
  • Panizzi Café
  • Piccolo Me 
  • Subway 
  • Unibar 
  • Yogabar 

University of Wollongong Short Term Getaways, Weekend Getaways

  • Early Start Discovery Spaces 
  • Wollongong Botanic Garden 
  • Wollongong To Thirroul Bike Track 
  • Wollongong Head Lighthouse 
  • Sciences Spaces 
  • Australian Surf Tours 
  • Flip Out North Wollongong 
  • Nan Tien Temple 
  • North Wollongong Beach 
  • Mount Keira 

University of Wollongong Part Time Jobs 

Students can find suitable part-time jobs for themselves. The university allowed its students to do both on-campus and off-campus part-time jobs. These jobs help students in building a strong CV. It also connects them with the group of future employers. Students can earn enough money that supports their studies. The career service center is always open to help students in these matters. 

Student Safety at the University of Wollongong 

Crime Around the Area

The University is committed to providing a secure and safe environment for its students. The security guards are available 24 hours a day on-campus. University also provides call center support to their students and members. Students can also access the e-reporting portal of the University to report non-urgent security matters. SafeZone is the mobile application service of the University. Students are completely safe and secure on-campus. 

Good Safety Score 

Wollongong has a moderate level of crime rate. Roaming around at night might be risky in the city. Although Australia is one of the safest countries in the world.

University of Wollongong Famous Courses 

  • Science 
  • Social Science 
  • Law 
  • Business
  • Geography
  • Psychology
  • Engineering 
  • International Studies 
  • Communication and Media 
  • Creative Arts 
  • Education 
  • Arts and Humanities 

University of Wollongong Campus Recruitment 

Process – There are plenty of career opportunities available for the students. Students can take participation in the Industry Placements, career fairs, and job interviews on-campus. Students that have skills, and professional work experience got the best career opportunities from their employers. The career service department and human resources departments help students by providing the right opportunity for their careers. Students can also send their resumes to their dream companies through online job portals.

Famous companies that recruit directly from the University of Wollongong 

  • BP 
  • Shell
  • ICBC
  • Dell
  • Microsoft Corporation 
  • Kroger
  • Ford 
  • Amazon
  • AXA
  • BHP Group 
  1. Median Earnings 5 Years After Graduation – $72,000
  2. Median Earnings 3 Years After Graduation – $54,000
  3. Employed 3 Years After Graduation – Data is not available
  4. Employed 12 Months After Graduation – 85.6%

University of Wollongong Brochures and Application 

Students can directly apply through the link, here https://www.uow.edu.au/study/apply/

Download the University brochures, here https://www.uow.edu.au/study/brochures/

University of Wollongong Application Requirements

Bachelors 

  • Online Application Form
  • School Mark Sheets (Class 12th)
  • 12 Years of Schooling (Minimum 85% or 2.7 GPA)
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Financial Support Documents 
  • Visa and Passport 
  • English Proficiency Test Score 
  • IELTS (6.0)
  • TOEFL (70)
  • PTE (54)

Masters 

  • Online Application Form
  • Bachelors in the Relevant Field 
  • Minimum 50 to 60% Marks 
  • Reference (For Some Programs)
  • Work Experience
  • Statement of Proposal 
  • Statement of Motivation 
  • Financial Support Documents 
  • Visa and Passport 
  • English Proficiency Test Score (Anyone)
  •  IELTS (6.0)
  • TOEFL (70)
  • PTE (54)

University of Wollongong Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

University of Wollongong Application Requirements

2.5
GPA
30
IB
70
Percentage

IELTS score requirements

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University of Wollongong Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors: $19,000

Masters: Fees may vary for each program.

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

University of Wollongong Deadlines

Deadlines vary for each program. Please check the program page for specific deadlines.

University of Wollongong Rankings

Global

203
US News
185
QS
201 -300
Shanghai
201 -250
Times Higher Education
154
GTU Rank

Regional

Australia
14
US News
11
QS
9 -15
Shanghai
10
Times Higher Education

Regional

Australia
16
US News
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Northfields Ave, Wollongong,Australia

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+61 2 4221 3555