Gain an internationally recognised qualification without leaving your local area

Bega Valley

UOW Bega Valley has been providing the local community with access to world-class university education for 22 years; producing over 550 UOW graduates. Located on Auckland Street, the campus offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, a pathway program, and academic support throughout your degree.

Master of Teaching Information Night. UOW Bega Valley. Wednesday 27 Sept, 5.30-6.30pm

If you hold an undergraduate degree and are considering a career in teaching we encourage you to attend this event. With majors in Primary and Secondary study areas, UOW's two-year graduate entry Master of Teaching will qualify you to work as a teacher in primary or high schools.

Student outside with books

Start your study close to home in 2024

We understand that moving away for uni is not possible for everyone, especially during your first year. At UOW Bega Valley, we have some exciting study opportunities available in 2024 that'll help you stay connected with your study goals while staying close to home.

One program offers a fantastic introduction to studying at university, while the other allows you to undertake the first year of your degree at UOW Bega Valley. Both programs include the personalised support and small campus experience that UOW Bega Valley is known for. Take a look at these options and see how we can make your journey easier. If you have questions about either program, please email or call 02 6494 7035.

The UOW Specialised Gap Year program can be undertaken at UOW Bega Valley and is available in most study areas.

This program allows students to study for their degree locally and part-time for one year before making the move to classes at UOW Wollongong in 2025. 

It allows students to get familiar with uni and get started on their degree, and is a great alternative to a gap year.

If you're keen to start uni full-time but not ready to leave your local area you may be able to take the first year of your UOW degree right here in the Bega Valley.

The first year of the following undergraduate degrees can be studied here in 2024.

Several other first-year programs may also be offered. Reach out to us if you have questions about your course of study.

Courses offered at UOW Bega Valley

UOW Bega Valley provides students with a supportive, student-centred environment, face-to-face teaching, and interactive digital access to UOW lectures. The campus is also a support hub for students studying online with UOW, offering academic and practical support during their studies. If you live in the region and are considering uni study, take a look at what your local campus has to offer.

If you have any questions about studying at UOW Bega Valley please contact us.

As well as our full degree programs, you can study the 1st year of the following degrees UOW Bega Valley

The 1st year of several other programs is also offered. Contact to find out if you can start the degree you are interested in at this campus.

Tutorial classes are delivered online with flexible timetabling, with on-campus study facilities and support available through your local campus.

 This program is available for the below degrees: 

  • Bachelor of Arts - all campuses
  • Bachelor of Business - all campuses 
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - all campuses
  • Bachelor of Social Science - UOW Shoalhaven
  • Bachelor of Nursing - UOW Eurobodalla, UOW Bega Valley, and UOW Shoalhaven 


The University Entrance Program (UEP) is a fee-free program^ that - on successful completion - offers guaranteed entry* into the first year of a range of UOW bachelor degrees.

This program is offered to Domestic students only.

For further information, visit the UOW College course page.

 ^There are limited fully funded Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) available for this course. Where a CSP is awarded, the UEP course will be fee-free. 

*Guarantee is subject to meeting UOW entry requirements.

Djiringanji Community Learning Resource

Djiringanji Country has always been a place of immense significance for Indigenous peoples, a place of education and ceremony. See how UOW Bega Valley, local Elders and the community are sharing knowledge and information that will create a culturally safe place for students and staff.

Djiringanji connections Community Learning Resource opens
Aboriginal Artwork depicting the cultural significance of Bega Valley

Find out more

UOW Bega Valley has developed a reputation as a cooperative learning environment with a high standard of academic excellence. 

Local Healthcare Traineeships

UOW Bega Valley, UOW College and local Aged Care facilities are working together to offer paid traineeships aimed at meeting the needs of the region. On successful completion, students receive a nationally recognised Certificate IV and have the opportunity to progress to the Bachelor of Nursing, which is also offered at UOW Bega Valley.


Student testimonials

Student in Nursing Lab Claudia Mitchell
Merrilie Insch
Student in front of Uni Mohammad Attar
Student in the sunshine Jessica Clarke

Top 5

The latest QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey ranked UOW fifth among Australian public universities and 2nd in NSW, with overall satisfaction of graduates at 87.3 per cent.

Employer Satisfaction Survey Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) 2022

5 stars

UOW received a 5-star rating for undergraduate skills development.

The Good Universities Guide 2023

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Contact us

At UOW Bega Valley we're always happy to help. Call or email with your questions or book a time to come on campus to talk in person and take a tour. Our campus is located at 176 Auckland Street, Bega.