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International baccalaureate IB grads at UOW: ready to succeed

At UOW, we know that International Baccalaureate students are ready to make an impact. They have the intellectual, leadership and social skills to influence others and create positive change within our world. We share these values, and offer IB graduates an enriching education.

  • Global Reach

UOW is a truly international research intensive university with a global vision for our students and graduates. The writing and investigation skills learned crafting your IB Extended Essay are held in high regard at UOW. 

  • International Programs at UOW

UOW is an international university with campuses and teaching partners in the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Singapore. Our students and staff are from all over the world, and our graduates are succeeding on a world stage.

  • International Exchange

You can choose from over 140 exchange partner universities from around the world for either a semester or a full year studying abroad. Completing 24 credit points (4 subjects) of study overseas will entitle you to apply for a minor in International Studies.

  • Global Internships

All of our students have access to internships both in Australia and overseas, where they can put their classroom learning to the test.

Some of these include:

  • ƒƒUOW Law Malaysian Internship
  • ƒUni-Capitol Washington (USA) internship program
  • Australian Consulate General New York Internship Program
  • Junior Professional Fellows Program, United Nations University (New York Office)

Academic Excellence 

High-achieving students thrive at UOW under academic mentorship and a challenging, engaged curriculum. Take what you've learned in Theory of Knowledge and run with it at UOW. 

  • Supporting our best

For students who have proven they can go above and beyond, UOW offers opportunities and support, including special degree programs, extended learning opportunities and a range of undergraduate research opportunities.

  • Advanced degrees

Advanced degrees are highly responsive to your interests, with man options to tailor your study. You will undertake a research project, work with teams undertaking high-level investigations—or both. Advanced degrees are recognised by employers as superior qualifications and identify you as a skilled independent worker. 

These degrees also include an integral Honours year.

  • Dean's Scholars

Dean’s Scholar degrees offer special privileges and extended study opportunities, including research and major projects that adapt to your interests and strengths. You may be able to accelerate your degree, and be paired with an academic mentor in the faculty.  

Serving our Community

We are committed to transforming lives and communities for the better, here and around the world. See what you’ve learnt in Creativity, Activity,

  • Transforming our world

We believe that education and cooperation can improve the happiness, health, safety and wealth of communities. UOW students are supported to reach out and apply their knowledge to problems facing the world around us.

  • UOWx – Learning beyond the classroom

UOWx helps you find opportunities that bring your learning to life. It acknowledges the learning experiences you have that are separate to academic involvement and recognises these on your testamurs at graduation. Examples include:

 Mentoring other students: Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS), AIME mentor, Peer-to-Peer mentor

  • Leadership roles: Elevate Young Leaders Forum for Year 11 students, Australian Student Leadership Association conference coordinator, UOW Wellbeing Student Leader
  • Volunteering opportunities: Community Volunteering Project member, Early Start Discovery guide, Club Executive, you can also volunteer as a "simulated patient" at the Graduate School of Medicine. 

UOW Welcomes International Baccalaureate Students

UOW students can choose from over 400 different undergraduate degrees and enjoy endless opportunities to enrich their learning outcomes. Here are some of the UOW degrees your IB score makes you eligible for:

 IB sample score

 A full list of UOW courses and their IB entrance scores are available online. 

Applying to UOW WIth Your IB

UOW Early Admission

UOW is about connecting bright minds through learning and research and we want the right students in the right degrees. UOW Early Admission is an opportunity for finalyear IB Diploma Program students to receive an early offer to UOW based on an interview and their grades up to that point. Early Admission applications for 2016 entry have closed. If you were successful getting an Early Admission interview, these will be held from 28 – 30 September 2015. Early Admission applications for 2017 entry will open in August 2016 For more info and to apply go to the Early Admission subsite. 

Universities Admissions Centre (UAC)

You must apply through UAC if you are:

  • ƒan Australian citizen (including dual citizenship holders)
  • a New Zealand citizen (including dual citizen)
  • an Australian permanent resident visa holder
  • an Australian permanent resident humanitarian visa holder

Applications for 2016 open on Wednesday 5 August 2015. For information on application procedures, dates and fees go to the UAC website

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At UOW, we know that International Baccalaureate students are ready to make an impact. They have the intellectual, leadership and social skills to influence others and create positive change within our world. We share these values, and offer IB graduates an enriching education.

Last reviewed: 16 March, 2016