Founded in 1975

Founded in 1975

University of Wollongong

Founded in 1975

Founded in 1975

University of Wollongong

Quick facts

  • 36038

  • 7619

    International students
  • 00102E

    CRICOS Code
  • 193

    World ranking
  • 10

    Country ranking

University of Wollongong

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is young, dynamic and innovative, and has become a benchmark for Australia’s new generation of universities.

The quality of its teaching and research features prominently in national and international rankings, and UOW's proud to be among the top one percent of universities in the world.

Harnessing its expertise and strength to create a positive impact in its local and global communities is at the forefront of everything UOW does and shapes its University’s purpose for the years to come.

They're globally recognised for delivering impactful research that drives positive change. 

UOW ranks 6th among the world’s universities for social and economic impact in THE Impact rankings, benchmarked against the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

In addition to their research impact, they produce some of the world’s most employable graduates by anticipating emergent industries and future jobs to prepare them for the future of work. 

UOW graduates are ethical, mobile, technologically literate, and ready for multicultural workplaces.

Through UOW researchers, students, graduates and staff, they’re working towards a more sustainable and equitable future for all. 

Now, more than ever, it’s UOW responsibility to continue to use its knowledge and influence for the betterment of society.

On-campus accommodation

Campus(es) list based on university info

Wollongong Campus

Residence fee Duration

$13,000 AUD

UP to $19,100

Off-campus accommodation

annual rent in Wollongong based on univly research


Shared house

$17,556 AUD


Shared house

$11,700 AUD


Entire house

$35,100 AUD


The University offers a range of services and facilities for students, staff and community use.


  • Bike bases
  • Early Start Discovery Space
  • Kids' Uni (early education and care centres)
  • Library
  • Medical services
  • Parking
  • Science Space
  • Sport facilities
  • Transport

Food, retail & commercial

  • Aspire - events, venues and catering
  • Banking facilities
  • ATMs
  • Food and beverage outlets
  • Hairdresser
  • IGA X-Press (grocery store)
  • Market Alley
  • Post Office
  • Pharmacy
  • UniShop (textbooks, memorabilia, newsagent, MAC1)

Sport, recreation & health

  • Dentist
  • Phytness Healthcare (Physiotherapy and sports medicine services)
  • UniActive - Recreation and Aquatic Centre  (Pool, gym and sports facilities)
  • UOW Sport - competitive and social sport

Arts & entertainment

  • Exhibitions: UOW Art Collection, School of the Arts, English & Media, UOW Library
  • Theatre and Performances
  • UniBar (live music)
  • UniMovies
  • UniLife

Student life

  • Academic dress hire
  • Accommodation services
  • Careers Central
  • UniClubs
  • Global communicators program
  • Student Legal Clinic
  • Student Support Advisers (SSAs)
  • Study Overseas
  • Pulse - Entertainment, wellbeing, volunteering, clubs and more

Learning & teaching

  • Learning Development Services
  • Scholarships
  • Teaching spaces and equipment
  • Wireless / wifi

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