About the University

Our purpose

University of Wollongong is a research-intensive university with an outstanding reputation for its learning environments across a broad range of disciplines.

Our commitment to our students is evident in our graduates, who are recognised for their capability, quality and success in the global workplace.

UOW is an international network of campuses and regional learning centres. Together with our partners, we make a strong and connected presence in our communities.

We are a young and vibrant university with undiminished ambitions. We value our research capacity to work on complex interdisciplinary problems. Our spirit of inquiry drives our research and learning environments.

Staying true to these values, and our purpose to contribute to the betterment of society, we have earned our place among the top 250 universities in the world.

Welcome to UOW

Prof Paul Wellings CBE

Welcome to the University of Wollongong, an institution ranked in the top 250 universities in the world, with an enviable record in teaching and research. More »

Our Mission

The UOW Vision

The University of Wollongong is a global leader in discovery and learning, working to transform people and the world we live in. More »