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Southern Highlands

UOW Southern Highlands has been providing the local community with access to world-class university education for 21 years; proudly producing 220 UOW graduates. Sharing a location with Moss Vale TAFE, the campus offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, a pathway program, and academic support throughout your degree.

Information for 2023 students

The below information will link you to everything you need to know about getting started with your studies, from enrolling in your course and attending orientation, to all the tools and tips to help you succeed in your first year. If you can't find the answer here, reach out to campus staff, and they'll be more than happy to help. Welcome to UOW.

$3,000 Regional Kick Start Scholarships

Are you planning to start at UOW Southern Highlands in 2023? Will you be studying full-time? If you've answered yes to both, you may be eligible to receive a scholarship.

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Courses offered at UOW Southern Highlands

Our Southern Highlands campus 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 questions about studying at UOW Southern Highlands, please contact us.

As well as our full degree programs, you can study the 1st year of the following UOW undergraduate degrees UOW Southern Highlands

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 Batemans Bay, UOW Bega, 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.

Find out more

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

Study at your local campus for your 1st year at UOW

Ready to start uni but not ready to leave your local area? Our 1st-year course options may be your answer. These options are listed in the above 'Courses offered' section. If you have any questions about starting your UOW degree at our Southern Highlands campus, our team will be happy to help you.

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Number 1

The latest QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey ranked UOW first among Australian public universities, with overall satisfaction of graduates at 91.7 per cent.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) 2021

5 stars

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

The Good Universities Guide 2023

Contact us

At UOW Southern Highlands 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 Kirkham Street, Moss Vale.