The City of Wollongong residents get the best of urban living and coastal relaxation just 80km from Sydney. The City itself has a vibrant, youthful culture of arts, culture and nightlife. It’s a student city and has a long multicultural history, so down time in Wollongong is a mix of music, food and languages from all over the world. Here on the south coast of New South Wales at the foot of the Illawarra Escarpment, the city enjoys a pleasant climate, averaging 25°C in summer and 17°C in winter.
There are plenty of opportunities for adventure around Wollongong, from surfing and swimming to sailing, hang gliding, paragliding, cycling and abseiling. Enjoy an unforgettable experience as you soar and skydive over Wollongong's spectacular beaches. Find out more now..
Welcome to Wollongong
The University of Wollongong holds an annual welcome event to the City of Wollongong for the 2700 international students who commence their studies at UOW's Australian campuses each year. Find out more and check out what's on offer in Wollongong!