University of Wollongong


University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales

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Established in 1951, the University of Wollongong (UOW) is a leading Australian national University with an international reputation for academic excellence and an enviable record of achievement in teaching and research. UOW offers incoming exchange students a diverse range of specialized studies across its nine faculties, in business, computing, engineering, natural sciences, health sciences, law, education, the creative industries, media and communications, and humanities and social sciences. Programs of study are tailored for one or two semesters of study in Australian and Indigenous Studies, International Relations, Landscape Environment and Ecology, Social Innovation and Sustainability, Psychology, and Public and Indigenous Health.

The Wollongong campus is located 80km south of Sydney and combines a tranquil bush land setting by the beach with modern, state of the art facilities and infrastructure. With a student population of 22,000, in a city of 350,000, life in Wollongong is shaped by its University; and student bars and restaurants are a feature of Wollongong’s nightlife. The city’s multi-ethnic population, drawn from more than 70 nationalities, have created a diverse community, which has welcomed UOW’s international student population of more than 5,000. The city is easy to navigate on foot, by bicycle, or on the free shuttle buses that links the campus with key city locations.

CRICOS Provider Code: 00102E