The University of Wollongong (UOW) is at the forefront of a new generation of Australian universities with a contemporary approach to research, teaching, and learning. UOW offers a comprehensive range of degrees and programs, and has been ranked as one the top two percent of universities in the world based on its performance in prestigious international rankings including the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011 and the QS World Universities Rankings 2011.
These rankings provide a comprehensive assessment of universities across a range of criteria, including research excellence, employer reviews and degree quality.
The University is a modern, innovative center of learning, and provides a highly personalized environment for study. UOW is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in Australia, and scores the maximum five-star rating in key categories in the benchmark Good Universities Guide year after year. In the 2012 Guide, these included five-star ratings in Getting a Job, Positive Graduate Outcomes, Staff Qualifications, Graduate Satisfaction, and Generic Skills.
The University attracts students from all around Australia and from over 70 countries worldwide. Of the 27,958 students enrolled at UOW both on and offshore, 6,511 are international students.
Curriculum, research, and collaborations focus on engagement with the Asia – Pacific region, and many courses are internationally recognized.
Study abroad students can choose courses from 14 study themes specially designed to suit their degree. Each theme gathers together related subjects organised by study level to make your study abroad experience relevant and easy. Of course, students are always free to design their own custom program of study from hundreds of UOW courses.
- Australian and Indigenous Studies
- Creative Writing
- Digital Arts and Creative Arts
- International Relations and Business in Asia
- Landscape, Environment and Ecology of Australia
- Medical and Health Sciences
- Media Culture and Communications
- Pre-Law Studies
- Public & Indigenous Health
- Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Sustainability Studies
- Information Technology and Information Systems
More information on these themes can be found HERE.