Connect AwardsAWARDS
Winning at UOW means doing better than you did yesterday. We’re not after ‘good’. We’re not even after ‘best’. At UOW, we do better. Better than last year, better than we did before. And we’ll keep doing that forever.

Awards & Achievements

Connect CommunityUOW COMMUNITY
The fact is, UOW has a real buzz about it that’s noticeable as soon as you step onto any of our campuses. It’s a great place to be, with an emphasis on connecting bright minds with the best possible insights and research to create a generation of thinkers – all proactively shaping the world we live in.

Key Statistics | Community Engagement | Alumni

Connect LivingUOW LIVING
Live in a UOW residence and you’ll be shoulder to shoulder with new friends from all over the world. You’ll live and learn with students from all walks of life studying everything from politics to polymers. You will be welcomed into the world of university study and have support when you need it. And you’ll have fun.

Accommodation Services

Connect GlobalUOW GLOBAL
We're a truly global operation, connected to leading educational institutions around the world. We have formal agreements with more than 150 overseas institutions in the areas of research collaboration, student and staff exchange, study abroad and off-shore program delivery.

Global Connections

Connect ResearchUOW RESEARCH
UOW is also one of Australia's most dynamic research universities. It’s not only ranked among the best in the country for teaching and learning, it has a global reputation for quality, innovative research and strong industry partnerships.

Research & Innovation | SMART | Innovation Campus | IHMRI

Connect ScholarshipsUOW SCHOLARSHIPS
We support people who want to learn. Scholarships and grants are just a part of our commitment to student equity and our recognition of academic excellence across all areas of study. Our scholarships cover academic achievement, work integrated opportunities, Indigenous opportunities, sporting excellence, awards specific to certain faculties and degrees, and community and corporate sponsorships.


As well as being a great place to work, study and learn, at UOW we know how to have fun and we like our staff and students fit, smart and happy.

UniActive | UOW Pulse

Last reviewed: 29 November, 2017

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