Information for Canadian Future Students
The University of Wollongong enjoys a special bond with Canada. With more than 700 alumni, an active student exchange program, academic linkages across many of Canada’s universities through UOW’s Centre for Canadian-Australian Studies, which hosts an annual 'All Canada Day', UOW engages with Canada as a country with striking historical parallels and contemporary challenges and public policy agendas.
At Wollongong, three of UOW’s Faculties have study programs which reflect the interests of Canadian students:
The Graduate Diploma in Education in the Faculty of Education
The Graduate Diploma in Education is a study program accredited through the Ontario College of Teachers, and offers a recognised teaching qualification in either Primary/ Elementary or Intermediate/Senior Divisions.
The mission of the GSM is to produce excellent medical practitioners who have the capacity and desire to contribute to the enhancement of health care for patients in all geographic settings, but particularly in regional, rural and remote communities.
The School conducts interviews with prospective students in Canada each year, and accepts direct applications.
The International and Comparative Law program in Intellectual Property Law and Criminal Law
About the University of Wollongong
The University offers courses at all levels including exchange and study abroad semesters abroad, undergraduate/ bachelor courses across nine faculties, and postgraduate studies by coursework and research across the nine faculties and two graduate schools. Sydney Business School offers a range of graduate programs on the Wollongong campus and at its downtown Sydney campus.
UOW is only minutes from the heart of Wollongong, a multicultural city of 400,000 people. Situated between the mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Wollongong combines easy access to Sydney (Australia’s largest city) and an affordable study environment.
Further information about the City of Wollongong is available on our About Wollongong website.