University of Wollongong

University Info

Established in 1951
Intakes: Feb and July
Students : 31000
University: University of Wollongong
Phone : +60 326 939 121
Phone2: +60 326 949 121
Email :

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is ranked as one of world’s best modern universities.

The University of Wollongong was founded in 1951 in Wollongong as the Wollongong College of the University of New South Wales what would become the university as an independent institution in 1975. Since its establishment, the University has conferred more than 100,000 degrees, diplomas and certificates. Its students, originally predominantly from the local Illawarra region, are now from over 140 countries, with international students accounting for more than 30 percent of total.

Top 2 per cent of universities in the world
QS World University Rankings 2012/2013

One of the world’s best modern universities
QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2013/14

1st in Australia for Educational Experience and Graduate Outcomes Australian Good Universities Guide 2013




The university offer full time programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in an array of subject areas including:

  • Arts & International Studies – Business – Creative Arts – Education
  • Engineering – Graduate School of Medicine
  • Health & Medicine – Information & Communication Technology
  • International Studies – Law – Mathematics & Statistics – Media, Communications & Journalism
  • Physics – Psychology – Public & Population Health – Science – Social Sciences


This institution also offer PHD’s, though please contact NAS Education to discuss your requirements.  Please have a drafted proposal to hand when calling.


There are an array of scholarships available to students who fulfill a certain criteria set-out by various scholarship funds, but it can be so confusing?  Which is the best one to apply for?  .


Scholarships can be provided by various sources including:

  • Institutions
  • Local Governments
  • Foreign Governments
  • Other Private Funds.

To find out more information about the best scholarship for you, please contact us.  In the interim, we have provided you with a web link to the institutional scholarship pages for your convenience.


The nearest airport to the main campus is Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport.

The main industries according to Wikipedia are:

  • IFine Arts
  • Tourism
  • Eco Friendly Electricity Generation
  • Coal Extraction and Port Industries

RANDOM FACT: Wollongong (pronounced Wool-on-gong) is the third largest city in New South Wales and means “The sound of the sea.”

The best way to reach out to any institution is through social media by contacting current students and alumni.  Whilst NAS Education are more than happy to introduce you to other students that have applied from Malaysia, we have collated these links to help you along.