About Us

About the School of Computing and Information Technology

Head of School Welcome

As both an alumnus and the Head of School, I am delighted to welcome you to the new School of Computing and Information Technology (SCIT).

SCIT was created by the merger of the School of Information Systems and Technology (SISAT) and the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering (SCSSE) in 2015 reinforcing the commitment of the University and the Faculty of Excellence in research and teaching in digital technologies and ICT.

UOW is ranked as one of the top 250 universities in the world for Computer Science and Information Systems by the 2015 QS World University Rankings and our evolving and innovative curriculum design ensures that our degrees remain agile and relevant so that our students graduate as robust, well-rounded and highly skilled ICT professionals.

We have an exciting teaching and research portfolio and encourage collaborative and multidisciplinary research across the university. Our teaching incorporates the latest ICT technologies and trends to ensure that our students will be able to cope with the latest trends in technology. Our research is innovative, relevant and internationally visible and aims to drive solutions not only for today but also for future information technology challenges.

Whether you are a current or future student, researcher or potential industry partner, I warmly invite you to join and explore the School. I trust that the information contained in these pages will provide you with useful and specific information on the School's activities in teaching, research and engagement, and also on its teaching and research staff.

Professor Willy Susilo, PhD