University of Wollongong

The University of Wollongong (UOW) has become a benchmark for Australia’s new generation of universities. It is ranked among the best 20 modern universities in the world* and has built a reputation as an enterprising institution, with a multi-disciplinary approach to research and a personalised approach to teaching.


With a reputation for outstanding research and innovation, the University of Wollongong’s Global Challenges Program harnesses the expertise of our world-class researchers and partners to transform lives and regions.


The University’s Innovation Campus gives innovative companies and organisations the opportunity to locate alongside, and collaborate with its leading research institutes, including:

  • The Australian Institute of Innovative Materials (AIIM)
  • The Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC)
  • The iAccelerate Centre, an innovation accelerator housing over 280 start-up entrepreneurs.


UOW’s other research institutes include Early Start Research Institute (ESRI), the Smart Infrastructure Research Facility (SMART), the Australian Research Centre (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage, and the newly established Molecular Horizons building.

* Ranked 17th in the QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2018


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