Statistics

UOW at a glance

At UOW, we believe in the power of connecting people, ideas and places to change things for the better.

30,038

students enrolled

112,302

UOW alumni

476

degrees on offer

25,500

students in Australia

94.6%

of UOW students would recommend us

1,874

subjects

11,631

 international students in Australia and abroad

134

Nationalities at UOW

9,466 

exchange students have studied at UOW

 

THE CITY OF WOLLONGONG

203,500  Population in Wollongong
292,500 
Population of Illawarra area

22°C  Average daily temperature (71.6°F)
27°C  Average summer temperature (80.6°F)

17  Patrolled beaches

Key industries includ manufacturing, education, health services, port, tourism, mining, retailing, professional services and technology.

 

INTERNATIONAL LINKS

213 

Academic and research collaborations globally

143 

Our Alumni live in 143 countries

3,167 

UOW students have studied overseas

166 

Study Abroad and Student Exchange global links

9,466 

students from other universities have studied at UOW

 UOW IN DUBAI

UOWD currently has around 200 staff and 3650 students enrolled in 12 accredited undergraduate degree courses, 11 Masters and a highly regarded PhD course

 

RESEARCH IMPACT

Rated amongst the ‘Top 10’ research universities in Australia (ERA 2012).

275 

invention disclosures

$431M

in research & commercialisation income

50  

commercial licence agreements

60 

successful patents

4  

new start-up companies

MAJOR RESEARCH FACILITIES

  • Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM)
  • Early Start
  • Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI)
  • SMART Infrastructure Facility
  • Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC)

 

Last reviewed: 26 February, 2014
UOW: LEADING LOCALLY, COMPETING GLOBALLY

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

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UOW at a Glance

  • 30,038 students enrolled
  • 11,631 international students
  • 2,091 full time staff
  • 9 campuses
  • 19 research strengths
  • 476 degrees

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