The Wollongong Campus is located on the New South Wales coast, 80km south of Sydney and 3km from the centre of Wollongong. The campus combines a tranquil bushland setting with modern, state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure that provides the perfect environment for learning. A comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses are offered across nine faculties.
The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), is one of the United Arab Emirate’s (UAE) oldest and most prestigious universities, with a proud Australian heritage. UOWD was established in 1993, first as a language centre, and then as a college of the UOW, before being fully incorporated as an independent university in 2004. UOWD is located in Knowledge Village, an educational precinct a short distance from the heart of the Dubai city.
At UOWD, students receive a western education, and benefit from the considerable resources and trusted name of the University of Wollongong. Today, as an independent UAE institution of higher education, UOWD attracts students from around the world. Approximately 3,300 students, comprising more than 92 nationalities, enjoy the quality academic experience that is the UOWD.
Sydney Business School
Sydney Business School operates from two locations: UOW's Innovation Campus in North Wollongong; and the heart of Sydney at 1 Macquarie Place on Circular Quay, situated by iconic Sydney landmarks. The School provides world-class postgraduate courses with flexible learning formats so that Wollongong and Sydney-based managers and professionals have the opportunity to expand their horizons.
Innovation Campus (iC)
A visionary initiative, UOW's Innovation Campus (iC) aims to be the best environment in the Asia – Pacific region for people and organisations to exchange and develop ideas and deliver innovative outcomes. It welcomes creative companies who can share this vision and who can use their imagination and skill to produce something new. Participants have an opportunity to work with UOW research teams in areas such as information and communications technology, multimedia, nanotechnology, biotechnology, health sciences, engineering technologies, intelligence and security and organisational management.
This creative community is developing on 33 seaside hectares just to the north of the Wollongong CBD and one hour from Sydney international airport. Its landscape and infrastructure are distinguished by the latest in high tech and sustainable design. The iC will employ up to 5,000 people and represents an investment of over $300 million.
Situated west of Nowra in the City of Shoalhaven, UOW and Illawarra Institute of TAFE have built a facility that provides teaching space for both institutions, a joint library, a canteen and student facilities. Students attending the Shoalhaven Campus have access to the full range of services offered by the University of Wollongong and learning is supported by easy access to computers and information technology.
UOW Batemans Bay
The Batemans Bay campus is a joint facility between the University of Wollongong, Illawarra Institute of TAFE and the Eurobodalla Shire Council. Courses are provided by the University and TAFE and the campus also houses the Batemans Bay Community Library. The Library has experienced staff to assist students and stocks an excellent core collection of print, reserves and audiovisual materials as well as access to electronic databases and full text resources.
The Bega campus is a joint University of Wollongong, TAFE Illawarra and Bega High School facility. The university provides a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the campus. Students have access to a wide range of services offered by the University of Wollongong and learning is supported by easy access to computers and information technology. Students benefit from a personalised study environment and small class sizes. The campus is located in the middle of town, providing easy access to the local business district, Bega High School, and the Bega campus of TAFE Illawarra.
UOW Southern Sydney
UOW Southern Sydney brings university education to the local community of the Sutherland Shire. The campus is a joint initiative of the University of Wollongong and the Sydney Institute of TAFE. Students attending Southern Sydney have access to a range of services and learning is supported by easy access to information technology.
UOW Southern Highlands
UOW Southern Highlands commenced operation in 2002 and is a joint University of Wollongong and Illawarra Institute of TAFE initiative. The University of Wollongong Building is located in the grounds of the Moss Vale TAFE.
The Moss Vale campus Library provides library services with experienced staff to assist students to access an excellent core collection of print, reserves and audiovisual materials as well as electronic databases and full text resources. University of Wollongong students also have access to the canteen, computer laboratory and student lounge.
Awards & Rankings
- Rank in the Top 2% of universities in the world.
- Globally ranked as one of Australia's best modern universities
- 5 Star Rating
- Top 100 in the world for global graduates
UOW at a Glance
- 30,516 students enrolled
- 11,440 international students
- 1,942 full time staff
- 9 campuses
- 19 research strengths
- 470 degrees