University of Wollongong (UOW)

About University of Wollongong

University of Wollongong is a research-intensive university with an outstanding reputation for its learning environments across a broad range of disciplines.

Its commitment to its students is evident in their graduates, who are recognised for their capability, quality and success in the global workplace.

UOW is an international network of campuses and regional learning centres. Together with its partners, they make a strong and connected presence in their communities.

UOW is a young and vibrant university with undiminished ambitions. They value their research capacity to work on complex interdisciplinary problems. Their spirit of inquiry drives its research and learning environments and its objective of earning a place in the top 1% of the world's universities.
 

Key stats

Total students: 33,000 (25% postgraduate)6
Founded: 1951
 

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About University of Wollongong

University of Wollongong is a research-intensive university with an outstanding reputation for its learning environments across a broad range of disciplines.

Its commitment to its students is evident in their graduates, who are recognised for their capability, quality and success in the global workplace.

UOW is an international network of campuses and regional learning centres. Together with its partners, they make a strong and connected presence in their communities.

UOW is a young and vibrant university with undiminished ambitions. They value their research capacity to work on complex interdisciplinary problems. Their spirit of inquiry drives its research and learning environments and its objective of earning a place in the top 1% of the world's universities.
 

Key stats

Total students: 33,000 (25% postgraduate)6
Founded: 1951
 

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Graduate Satisfaction & Employment 

University of Wollongong is rated above average by its students on most postgraduate outcomes.

Overall satisfaction1: 88.4% (national average 83.0%)
Teaching quality rating2: 76.9% (national average 71.8%)
Skills improvement rating3: 85.4% (national average 79.7%)
Full-time employment4: 83.6% (national average 83.5%)
Median salary5: $81,100 (national average $80,000)
Employer satisfaction7: 88.1% (national average 84.0%)

Source: Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching
 

Footnotes

  1. The percentage of graduates who expressed overall satisfaction with their course, based on an individual question in the CEQ.
  2. The percentage of graduates who agreed they experienced good teaching practices during their study.
  3. The percentage of graduates who agreed their studies had improved their generic skills.
  4. The proportion of graduates who were employed full-time four months after completing their course, as a percentage of those who were available for full-time employment.
  5. The median salary level of graduates who were in full-time employment.
  6. Department of Education and Training Higher Education Statistics.
  7. The extent to which employers were satisfied with graduates from Australian Catholic University, as per the 2017 Employer Satisfaction Survey.
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