Welcome to the University of Wollongong
UOW is young, dynamic and innovative, and has become a benchmark for Australia’s new generation of universities.
The quality of our teaching and research features prominently in national and international rankings, and we’re proud to be among the top one per cent of universities in the world.
Harnessing our expertise and strength to create positive impact in our local and global communities is at the forefront of everything we do and shapes our University’s purpose for the years to come.
We’re globally recognised for delivering impactful research that drives positive change. UOW ranks equal 70th among the world’s universities for social and economic impact in the THE Impact rankings, which are benchmarked against the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals.
In addition to our research impact, we produce some of the world’s most employable graduates, by anticipating emergent industries and future jobs to prepare them for the future of work. Our graduates are ethical, mobile, technologically literate, and ready for multicultural workplaces.
Through our researchers, students, graduates and staff, we’re working towards a more sustainable and equitable future for all. Now, more than ever, it’s our responsibility to continue to use our knowledge and influence for the betterment of society.
Professor Patricia M. Davidson
Vice-Chancellor and President
University of Wollongong