Universities in Wollongong
University of Wollongong
The University of Wollongong (UOW), Founded in 1951 as a division of of UNSW and established as an independent research university in 1975, is a modern, innovative center of learning providing a highly personalized environment for study. The University of Wollongong is recognized by the Department of Education, and Employment and Workplace Relations, Australia. Study Abroad students can choose programs from any of the University of Wollongong's comprehensive nine academic Faculties: Arts, Commerce, Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Health & Behavioural Sciences, Informatics, Law, and Science. Popular choices for Study Abroad students include subjects in the Study Themes areas Australian and Indigenous studies, Landscape, Environment and Ecology of Australia, marine science, psychology and International Relations and Business in Asia. Major academic areas that have received top honors are in the categories of Humanities, Arts and Education (in which it was ranked No.1), Science, Computing, Engineering, Architecture and Agriculture and Business, Law and Economics.
Not only will you receive a world-class education at UOW, but you will also have the chance to enjoy the unique lifestyle that Wollongong and its surrounding region offer. Wollongong's coastal location offers a unique environment in which to live and study, with mid-sized facilities and services set in a beautiful environment less than ninety minute train ride south of Sydney, and only 3 hours from Canberra (the nation's capital). The city's size also makes it easy to get around. The UOW campus is less than three miles from the city center and beaches, and is easily accessible by public transport, biking, or walking. With around 400,000 residents, Wollongong is large enough to offer conveniences of the city, yet small enough to retain the friendly, relaxed atmosphere of a coastal community. Whether you're interested in doing as much as possible while you're here, or just living the good life outdoors, the city has something for everyone.
The University is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in Australia, earning a place in the top two percent in the QS World Rankings and Times Higher Education World Rankings for 2014-2015.
Cricos Code: 00102E
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