- SIM is UOW’s only partner in Singapore for its IT degree programmes
- Close to 1000 graduates since partnership started in 2005
- Taught by top academics and professors from UOW with industry experience
Established in 1951, the University has conferred more than 96,000 graduate degrees and diplomas since its foundation. The University has presently over 850 full-time academic and teaching staff; 27,958 enrolled students, of which 10,894 are international students (with 4,383 of those international students enrolled in UOW offshore locations in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Dubai).
Research Focus at the University
The University of Wollongong has built its successful research base and reputation through a concerted strategy of focusing on our strengths. The University has continued to expand and grow areas where we have traditionally had world-leading research groups. These include information and communications technology (ICT), engineering and the sciences. The high quality of our research in Nanotechnology/ materials science has been recognised and strengthened by the award of an ARC Centre of Excellence in Science. The University has developed new research strengths in functional foods, health services research, Asia Pacific studies and international law.
Institutional Awards and Accolades
The University of Wollongong is a leading Australian university with an international reputation for academic excellence. It is consistently ranked among the top Australian universities for the quality of its teaching, research, graduate employment rates and student experience.
A Five-star University
The 2011 Good Universities Guide confirms UOW's longstanding position as one of the country’s leading research institutions. UOW received five stars in seven key areas, where only the top 20 per cent of universities in Australia can be awarded five stars in any one category.
Employers rank UOW
The QS World University Rankings international survey of employers ranked UOW as 108th in the world in 2010
Eleven Years of Graduate Success
2011 marks the eleventh year in a row that UOW has scored five stars in the categories of Getting a Job and Positive Graduate Outcomes. This shows UOW is a place where students not only get a five-star education, but a five-star chance of gaining a job at the end of their degree. 2010 Good Universities Guide (Universities & Private Colleges)
Rated in the top 2% of Research Universities in the World
UOW was placed in the top two per cent of universities in the world by its performance in the 2010 Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities. These prestigious rankings compare universities across a range of important criteria, with a particular emphasis on research excellence.
In 2009, UOW was the only Australian University to be awarded the maximum 10 citations for outstanding contributions to student learning by the Australia Learning and Teaching Council. It is the third consecutive year that UOW has been placed in the top five. Additionally, UOW was one of two universities to achieve top-tier status in every discipline of the 2008 Australian Government Learning and Teaching Performance Fund allocations.
Number 1 for Student Satisfaction
The University of Wollongong was rated first for overall satisfaction among Australian University students in the independent Sweeney Research Group’s 2009 ‘Uni Student Report’. Students ranked their university based on the opportunities for becoming involved in campus life at their universities.