University of Wollongong

About Wollongong

Being Australia’s 9th largest city and only an hour from Sydney, Wollongong is a vibrant city that offers the perfect Australian lifestyle.  With 17 patrolled surf beaches, a strong sporting community, a rapidly growing music scene, art and café culture, Wollongong makes being a student easy. Besides being situated in a beautiful location, UOW also offers great academics in a variety of areas and is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide.

Minimum GPA Requirement:  2.7

UOW Fact Sheet

2018 International Course Guide

Wollongong Study Abroad and Exchange Prospectus 2017-18

UNCA tuition and fees
Room and board paid at Wollongong
Medical insurance (required through UNC Asheville)
International ID card (optional)

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Housing at UOW


University of Wollongong offers a diverse range of housing, on campus.  All residences feature student development and peer mentor programs, social, sporting and cultural events, and 24/7 student wellbeing care. Utilities, furniture, laundry, car parking and environmentally responsible recycling programs are available at each residence.  Many students say one of the best parts of the university experience is living in a residence. Rarely will you have the chance to live in a community that has people from so many walks of life and countries. At UOW Living you will benefit from an environment committed to providing high academic achievement, involvement, development and fun. For details on rent and the range of housing available, visit University accommodation.   You can access accommodation information online.

Courses at UOW


The University of Wollongong offers a wide range of courses in subjects such as Business, Engineering and Information Sciences, Law, Humanities & the Arts, Science, Medicine & Health, and Social Sciences.  UOW also offers a wide range of study themes such as Australian and Indigenous Studies, Creative Writing, Digital Arts and Creative Arts, Information Technology and Information Systems, International Relations and Business in Asia, Media Culture and Communications, Psychology, and others.  The best way to access more information regarding UOW's program is online. This link will give you all the information you will need to apply, and you can download a PDF of the application form.