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Study in 2024 and save up to 30% off tuition course fees for eligible international students studying a Bachelor's degree at UOW (Australia campuses only).

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Belong to one of the best

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is ranked the 14th best modern university in the world, and among the world’s top 1% of universities. Offering a personal and practical approach to learning that prepares you for entering the workforce and to initiate your career goals. A place where students not only get a five-star education, but also the opportunity to gain employment upon completion of their degree.

Song, 'Stargazer' by Gyom from the album, 'Position Music - Production Music Vol. 202 - Modern Fire Vol. 2'. 

Description: Uplifting music with the video showcasing the Illawarra region and UOW campus.

On-screen text reads:

- Wollonging is more than just a university. 

- It's a place to find yourself.

- A place to belong.

- Where hands-on learning prepares you for he real world.

- Wollongong is more than just a university.

- It's a place to take a stand

- For the future.

- For society

- For you. 


Top 1%

UOW ranks 162nd among the world's universities.

QS World University Rankings 2024

Top 5

The latest QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey ranked UOW fifth among Australian public universities and 2nd in NSW, with overall satisfaction of graduates at 87.3 per cent.

Employer Satisfaction Survey Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) 2022
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UOW College – Your Pathway to UOW

UOW College Australia offers a range of pathway programs to the University of Wollongong (UOW), English courses and career-ready qualifications. Your guaranteed pathway into second year entry to UOW - with up to 48 credit points for UOW courses. With a high progression rate – 85% of UOW College students progress directly to UOW.

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Our purpose is to be the stepping stone to get you from where you are now into that degree and onto your career. 

At the pathway to uni UOW College is a very good program. 

The students, when they graduate, they will become global citizens. 

The uni study, we all know is kind of hard and difficult. Study in the College really helps you to slowly step into the uni study 

There's foundation studies courses, which lead to a range of degrees offered at the university. Beyond that we have a number of higher education diploma courses in business, engineering and IT, where students can do a diploma with us and can enter second year of their degree at the university. 

We teach them English, but not just language, but also teach them how to live. 

All the teachers give me a lot of support. They said, don't be shy. If you have any questions, just come to ask me. 

We can communicate with our teachers through emails, through facilities, which are provided by UOW. 

My favourite memory at UOW College is PASS classes. The one who was managing those classes were the students from the university, and they were helpful to overcome issues. 

The teachers here are not only all well qualified for what they do, but they care. There are a range of support services, both academic and counselling that are there to help students. If they require it. 

We have teachers from different cultural background and it's really a culturally diversified community. 

During my time at UOW College I made a lot of friends from Australia, Korea and Middle East. 

They all are from different culture. Some are from China and some are from Vietnam. So it's really great that I'm not alone here. 

The College is located on the University of Wollongong campus and the students have access to all the same facilities. 

It has swimming pool and the gym. It provides really good place to enjoy other things instead of studies. 

Wollongong is really beautiful city. You know, the beaches, the mountain, even the campus itself, it's just fabulous. Compared to Sydney, living in Wollongong saves you tonnes of money. Not only in the accommodation, but also the transportation, the food, everything. 

Student accommodation is very convenient because when students come here, they live next to campus in university and in the campus, it is very safe. 

UOW College life is fantastic. It is really enjoyable and fun. 

Every day, a range of social activities for students to engage in. The real purpose of these is so that students can mix with each other. It allows them to integrate better with the life of the College. It really improves their confidence and their performance in class. 

I have seen the people who have not done College and who have done it, and it's a big difference. College was a stepping stone for me to get into the university and it boosts your confidence to interact with other community and other people. 

The courses I've taken has given me a huge improve for my English and leads me to firmly step into the p industry. With the help of the College and uni, I have been able to get a job and I started my family here. 

UOW College actually changed me a lot. I'm enjoying study and also it helps me become a better person. 

My scholarship helps me to focus more on my study and to apply my dream job. 

My UOW experience is just awesome. It is helping me to achieve my dreams and it also giving me a lifetime experience. 

Wollongong: a university city

Studying at UOW is all about joining a friendly community along with your new lifestyle that awaits. Our vibrant coastal city is filled with a bustling nightlife and a growing live music and arts scene, through to beautiful botanic gardens and peaceful study spots – you’ll soon find your place to learn, live and belong.

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