Brief Introduction to the University
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.
At UOW, students discover a diverse range of specialised, quality study programs designed to increase their career and further study options.
Our academic community bridges the gap between theory and practice. We have never lost sight of the importance of practical skills in our pursuit of excellence in theory and research, and we are proud to consistently deliver courses of study that leave our graduates well-equipped to find success in a rapidly changing world. Our graduates leave us with the following qualities: informed, independent learners, effective communicators, problem solvers and responsible.
Strong links and regular interaction with industry and business ensures a dynamic learning environment that reflects global trends and needs.
Our vision is to be an international University recognised for originality and enterprise in exploring, communicating and applying knowledge to enrich individuals, their communities and the environment.
UOW has developed into a multi-campus institution. The main Wollongong campus is on the original site five kilometres north-west of the city centre. The University of Wollongong Dubai in the United Arab Emirates was established in 1993 and the Shoalhaven Campus was opened in 2000 at Nowra on the New South Wales South Coast. In addition, there are University Education Centres in Bega, Batemans Bay, Moss Vale and Southern Sydney as well as the Sydney Business School in the Sydney CBD and Wollongong’s Innovation Campus. UOW also offers courses in conjunction with partner institutions in a number of offshore locations including Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
Phone: (61-2) 4221 3169 or (61-2) 4221 4676
Alumni Office Contact
Ms Amy Merlo
Alumni Relations Manager
Phone: (61-2) 4221 4676