University of Wollongong
The University of Wollongong is a research intensive university with an outstanding reputation for its learning environments across a broad range of disciplines.
Consistently ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide, the University of Wollongong has earned its place through world-class research and teaching. UOW routinely rates among the top Australian universities in key areas including graduate satisfaction and starting salaries, and is also an international centre of research excellence that ranks in the top 1% for research quality.
Locally, the University of Wollongong plays a vital part in the Wollongong economy, contributing over $2 billion in gross economic output and providing highly skilled graduates for local businesses.
Globally, the University's research agenda is working to solve some of the biggest problems facing the world today with key research institutes focused on fields including health, medical and engineering.
The University of Wollongong is continuing to grow in size and influence with a number of exciting projects:
- Health and Wellbeing precinct: Based at the Innovation Campus, UOW is looking to develop an integrated research and learning environment comprising of a $400-$500 million investment in the region and generating around 1,000 jobs both during construction and its ongoing development.
- New Liverpool campus: Announced in 2016, the new Liverpool campus will be UOW's 11th campus. Accepting its first students in 2017, the campus aims to eventually offer courses from all five faculties and have over 7,000 students by 2030.
- Expansion of the University of Wollongong Dubai: Plans have been announced to open a state of the art facility with an 18,500 square metre expansion in a new dedicated building at Dubai Knowledge Park.