History, Presence and Status
The University of Wollongong (UOW) is a research-intensive university located in the coastal city of Wollongong, New South Wales (NSW), Australia. It was founded in 1951 and has grown to become one of the largest universities in NSW and one of the top research universities in Australia.
The University offers the full set of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across numerous disciplines, including business, engineering, health, information technology, law, science, and the humanities.
UOW is also known for its strong focus on research, with the university ranking in the top 2% of universities worldwide in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University is known for research in areas like renewable energy, health and medical research, and information technology. Additionally, UOW has a strong commitment to sustainability and has been recognized as a leader in environmental management.
UOW has a diverse student body, with students from over 130 countries and offers a range of support services to help students succeed, including academic advising, career counseling, and health and wellness services.
UOW also boasts of a number of campuses around the world and a number of research centers and institutes with partnerships with industry and other universities. It has campuses in Dubai, Hong Kong, and Malaysia, as well as partnerships with universities and research institutions around the world.