Information for students from India
Welcome to the University of Wollongong, Australia - One of the best modern universities in the world
UOW is a popular choice for Indian students - thousands of Indian students have chosen UOW for their higher education study including more than 14,000 International students from over 90 countries currently studying at UOW.
Wollongong city is known as the city of Innovation and ideal for aspiring students. Wollongong is also the 3rd largest city of New South Wales and only an hour south of Sydney’s International airport. Most importantly, Wollongong's low cost of living helps International students at UOW to enjoy high quality of living standards at low cost while maintaining full focus on studies away from all distractions. Not only low cost of living, Wollongong also offers it's International students free access to Wollongong shuttle bus, meaning more savings on your every day travel costs. Please see more information regarding UOW Free Shuttle Bus. Wollongong is home to a multicultural population with a range of services for Indian students such as authentic Indian grocery stores, an active Indian community, Indian restaurants and diverse cultural events. Wollongong is also home to a Hindu temple, on-campus Muslim prayer space, Omar mosque, a variety of Christian churches, and the largest Buddhist temple in the southern hemisphere are all located in the Wollongong area. For more information on these facilities visit the About Wollongong site.
In addition, we also offer scholarships for deserving candidates. Scholarships are offered to both students applying for Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs. Undergraduate programs offers merit based scholarships of up to 30% discount on the total course Tuition fees. There are also a wide range of merit based and bursaries that are offered to Indian students applying got Postgraduate programs at UOW. Business, Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Medical Radiation Physics, Maths or Statistics are few examples of Post graduate programs which could get you scholarships. Please follow UOW Scholarships for International Students for more information. Indian students having played cricket in their home country at club or state level can now also apply for Bradman Scholarship, which offers 50% tuition fee discount to cricket players wanting to pursue undergraduate courses at UOW.
UOW Postgraduate and Undergraduate programs for International students are offered at various locations within New South Wales, Australia. UOW's main campus is located in the city of Wollongong, followed by another campus in the heart of Sydney's Central Business District, known as Sydney Business School and UOW South Western Sydney Liverpool campus.
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Awards and Rankings:
At UOW, we’re proud to be among the best modern universities in the world. Throughout our 60-year history, we’ve built an international reputation for world-class research and exceptional teaching quality. In fact, 2018 is the 8th year in a row that employers ranked our graduates as few of the most career-ready prospects in the world.
Along with other recent awards and rankings, the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) has ranked UOW as the number 1 university in New South Wales.
- Top 2% of Universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2018)
- Top 1% for Graduates as rated by global employers (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018)
- UOW is one of only two Australian Universities- and the only publicly funded university- to achieve 5-stars in all student experience measures in the 2018 Good Universities Guide
- 17th in the world - QS Top 50 under 50 Rankings 2018
Fore more information, visit Awards and Rankings.
Connect with Indian students and get updates on Facebook
The Indian Society meets regularly on campus and organises activities on and off-campus throughout the year. It represents and promotes Indian culture and helps new students to get acquainted with their new environment. The Indian Society also promotes sporting activities and celebrates Indian Festivals. Like the UOW South Asian Students and Indian students association page on Facebook.
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Click on the following associated links for further information:
Why Choose UOW? – awards and achievements proving our ranking as one of the leading universities in Australia
UOW College – English language, foundation and diploma programs