About the University of Wollongong
UOW was founded on the donations of local people with a vision of a brighter future for our region. Since then, we’ve become one of the world’s best modern universities, working with industry, research partners, governments, and communities, to address society’s critical economic, environmental, social and medical challenges. Our researchers, graduates and teachers inspire a better future through education, research and partnership. And they are recognised as some of the best in the world.
The City of Wollongong
As Australia’s tenth largest city, its nearly 300,000 residents get the best of urban living and coastal relaxation just 80km from Sydney. Perfectly situated on the south coast of New South Wales at the foot of the Illawarra Escarpment, the city enjoys a pleasant climate, averaging 25°C in summer and 17°C in winter. See Visit Wollongong for more information about the city.