University of Wollongong, Australia

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  • 1975
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  • 1942
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University of Wollongong has 9 campuses: Wollongong, Dubai, Sydney Business School, Innovation Campus (iC), Shoalhaven Campus, UOW Batemans Bay, UOW Bega, UOW Southern Sydney, UOW Southern Highlands

Main campus in Wollongong is located on the New South Wales coast, 80km south of Sydney and 3km from the centre of Wollongong. The campus combines a tranquil bushland setting with modern, state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure that provides the perfect environment for learning. A comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses are offered across nine faculties.

Rankings for UOW:

  • 264th in the world – QS World University Rankings 2012/2013
  • 305th in the world – Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012/2013
  • 346th in the world – Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2012
  • 33rd in the world – Times Higher Education Top 100 Under 50 Rankings 2012
  • Equal 1st in Australia – Times Higher Education Top 100 Under 50 Rankings 2012
  • 30th in the world – QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2012 
  • 5 Star rating – QS World University Rankings 2012/2013
  • 1st in Australia for Educational Experience and Graduate Outcomes – Australian Good Universities Guide 2013 

Student Accommodation:

The Housing Officer can assist with enquiries about private rental accommodation in Wollongong.  Students seeking rental or share accommodation are strongly advised to be alert to scammers and to read theNew Student Informationpage.    

If you want to live in a residential community that provides you with academic support, pastoral care and the opportunity to mix with other residents on a daily basis then the University Residences will be the best choice for you.

Visit Student Housing Service website


Student Health Service:

Campus Health is located on the Ground Floor, UniCentre building (11) providing students and staff with a Doctor and Dentist.

The CAMPUS DOCTOR is for EVERYONE!  We take care of staff, students, lecturers, local and international as well as residents of the area.

The CAMPUS DOCTOR bulk bills Medicare cardholders.

Operating Hours: 
Tuesday & Thursday: 9am-4pm

For appointments please phone 4229 9298

Visit Student Health Service



There is a wide range of menu options on campus, catering for all tastes and preferences. Offering divine café style dishes, hearty bar food, healthy salads, vegetarian meals, gourmet sandwiches, Indian curries and Asian cuisine.

UniCentre operates several on-campus food outlets. It also manages an exquisite Events & Venues catering service available for the inner campus and outer community.

Visit here to find food in UOW



Popular shops are:

  • UniShop: the place to find all your textbooks and course materials, office supplies and stationery.
  • Post shop: offers full postal services and payment of most common household bills and Passport services. The shop stocks a variety of gifts and souvenirs.
  • Kids Uni: provides quality childcare of children aged 0-15 years in long day care, occasional care, late school care and vacation care.
  • UniClassifieds: free service available to all staff and students of the university to buy, sell and trade online.

Visit UOW shops

Contact link

University of Wollongong
NSW, 2522 Australia

From Australia: (02) 4221 3555
International: +61 2 4221 3555

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