Supporting the battle against COVID-19
The University of Wollongong is working with our partners and communities to incorporate our research and other activity into the development of products and processes that will help keep Australians safe during the crisis and assist in rebuilding Australia’s economic and social wellbeing.
Bridging the health divide
As a university with campuses across rural and regional NSW and with extensive health networks spanning much of the state, UOW is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of people living in regional, rural and remote areas and has become a leader in this space.
Biomedical and biomaterial devices
The University of Wollongong has an international reputation for the strength of our biomedical research and capacity to develop biomaterial devices resulting from our longstanding excellence in materials research.
Developing new drugs and treatments
The University of Wollongong has a long history of working to develop better drugs and treatments to tackle some of the biggest medical challenges of our times.
Ageing and health
Research, education and knowledge translation at the University of Wollongong is assisting Australia’s rapidly ageing population to live full and productive lives well into their senior years.
Improving mental wellbeing
The University of Wollongong is committed to pursuing a transformative agenda in research, teaching and engagement in order to address regional and global health needs such as mental health.
Energy research and development
In partnership with other universities, industry and government, the University of Wollongong is working to find new ways to generate, distribute, store and utilise energy in all sectors of society.
Growing the Blue Economy
In partnership with industry, governments and communities, the University of Wollongong is well placed to support the growth and development of the Blue Economy locally, nationally and internationally.
Environment and sustainability
The University of Wollongong works with industry, community partners and researchers at other institutions in Australia and overseas to solve environmental challenges that face today’s world.
Supporting regional communities
The University of Wollongong plays an active role in advancing and championing social, cultural, environmental and economic developments in our regional communities.
The University of Wollongong has solid partnerships across a number of codes and local sports competitions that strengthen relationships within the wider community. These partnerships also help prepare sportspeople for life after their playing careers.
The University of Wollongong incorporates community outreach, education and research initiatives to help children living in vulnerable circumstances to realise their potential.
UOW College Australia delivers its vocational and pathway programs at multiple locations, including UOW’s Wollongong, South Western Sydney and regional campuses.
UOW in South Western Sydney
The University of Wollongong is committed to ensuring that the next generation of workers in South Western Sydney are ready for the jobs and industries of the future. These include the established health and medical precinct and the opportunities provided by the new Western Sydney Airport.
Equity and access
The University of Wollongong (UOW), has a proud history of working closely with our communities to drive increased participation and attainment among underrepresented groups.
Gender equality and diversity
The University of Wollongong values and acknowledges the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures, and is committed to workplace equality, diversity and inclusion.
A global leader in discovery and learning
The University of Wollongong is a global community of learners, researchers, leaders and experts. We are leaders in discovery and learning, working to transform the world we live in.
The University of Wollongong is helping to meet the needs of Australia’s Defence through our work in research and development, training and education.
The University of Wollongong is a leader in applied infrastructure policy, planning and delivery. UOW’s SMART Infrastructure Facility is a world-leading research institution dedicated to helping governments and businesses better plan for the future.
In a rapidly changing global marketplace, UOW has a strong role to play in driving the economic regeneration and diversification of the Illawarra, South Coast and NSW more broadly.
The University of Wollongong is at the centre of a manufacturing innovation ecosystem that extends across our communities within the Illawarra and NSW more broadly.
Information communications and technology
The University of Wollongong has an international reputation for the quality of our information communications and technology (ICT) teaching and research and we are developing systems in big data, cyber security and artificial intelligence.
Maritime law and security
The Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) at the University of Wollongong has been Australia’s leading research, education and training institute in ocean affairs and maritime security for over 20 years.
Supporting Pacific communities
For many years, the University of Wollongong has been helping communities in the Pacific to more effectively manage maritime security, improve food and economic security, incorporate sustainable fishing operations and improve the management of coastal and inshore fish resources.
The University of Wollongong is helping to grow Australia’s space industry through our world-class research, strong industry collaborations and quality education and training.
A truly international university
The University of Wollongong is recognised internationally for the quality and impact of our education, research and industry and community engagement.
UOW in South East Asia
For a decade, the University of Wollongong has been partnering with leading Southeast Asian education providers to deliver our courses and degrees in Malaysia. In 2019 the university colleges of Malaysian education provider KDU officially became UOW Malaysia KDU.
UOW in India
The University of Wollongong has partnerships in India which stretch across higher education, government, industry and research organisations.
UOW in China
The University of Wollongong has a strong, established relationship with China, including collaborations with prestigious universities, national academies and major corporations.
UOW in Dubai
The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) was the first international and Australian university in the UAE, and is arguably Australia’s most successful offshore higher education institution.
UOW in Hong Kong
The University of Wollongong has a strong, established relationship with Hong Kong, including collaborations in education, research, industry and government.