Study Abroad at the University of Wollongong
- University of Wollongong is nestled at the base of Mt. Keira in a beautiful, lush, green setting.
- It offers challenging academics and a high level of student services.
- It serves as a popular destination for study abroad students.
With 13,000 students from more than 60 countries, you'll find that the University of Wollongong is a diverse and vibrant institution. UOW has distinguished itself by receiving the maximum, five-star ratings across key categories in the 2007 Australian Good Universities Guide (among other prestigious awards). Its comprehensive course offerings and highly personalized student environment has something to offer almost any student.
Courses in engineering, telecommunications, and robotics combine with courses in Australian history, creative writing, and contemporary indigenous issues to offer a wide array of options. Of course, you're not limited to these subjects. Many students at Wollongong choose courses in psychology, business or media studies.
Outside of the courses, you'll find a campus-based learning environment with plenty of on-campus housing options. You'll also quickly discover that trips to Sydney won't be all that frequent as Wollongong offers beaches, nightlife and plenty of recreational activities. However, the University is an easy commuter train journey away from Sydney.
Courses may be selected among various departments. You will earn the following hours of credit:
- Fall and spring semester: 16 credits.
- Academic year: 32 credits.
GPA Requirements: 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.
You must be in good academic standing and not on disciplinary probation. You need to submit a complete application including a transcript, letter of recommendation and an advisor's form before your application will be considered.
- Fall semester: March 15
- Spring semester: November 15
- Academic year: March 15
CRICOS Provider Number: 00102E