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UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG - [UOW], WOLLONGONG, NEW SOUTH WALES Colleges

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University of Wollongong (UOW), ranked under 2% universities that have been recognized globally both academically and for the quality of graduates. Its employability satisfaction makes it a leading university in South Wales. Also, UOW’s 98% of disciplines have been ranked globally.

Highlights

University TypePublic Research University
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1975
No. of Campuses5
Accommodation Capacity2,687
Graduate Job Rate95.1% (full time)
FundingAUD 613 million
Cost of AttendanceAUD 12,500- 22,000 (annually)
Applications AcceptedOnline/Offline/Through Agent/UAC
Work-StudyAvailable
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time, part-time, online

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • More than 340-degree programs are offered at University of Wollongong under five areas of study. Some of the 2018, worldwide top-ranked subjects offered at the university are: Accounting & Finance, Art & Design, Business Management Studies, Engineering- Electrical & Electronic, Law, English Language & Literature, etc.
  • On-campus, University of Wollongong offers residential facilities for international students. There are four residential colleges, motel- style accommodation, and a university village are available on-campus. Along with off-campus or private accommodation for students.

University of Wollongong Admission Process

  • Application Form: International students can apply online, offline or through their country specific agents. The students belonging to Australia and/or pursuing an International Baccalaureate Diploma can apply through the UAC Application.
  • Common requirements: Transcripts, Higher Secondary Certificate and, work experience with bachelor’s degree/diploma (for PG).
  • Application fee: No fee.
  • Additional requirements: Copy of passport, health examination and identity declaration.
  • Application can be submitted six weeks before attending college. Application process begins from:
    • Semester 1: November 30 
    • Semester 2: June 30
  • The following table shows the required score for each exam:
TestTest Scores
ACT28-33
SAT1875-2175
GMAT (for PG)550
TOEFL (iBT)79
TOEFL (PBT)550
IELTS6.0-7.0 overall
PTE72
CPE180
CAE180

Cost of Attendance

Department NameCost of Tuition (Annually)
Engineering & Information SciencesAUD 99,504- AUD 147,072
Law, Humanities & ArtsAUD 78,192- AUD 125,820
Science, Medicine & HealthAUD 88,272- AUD 238,080
Social SciencesAUD 78,192- AUD 108,288
BusinessAUD 88,848

Financial Aid

International students are offered various scholarships by the University of Wollongong. These scholarships are widely for research scholars also. Some of them are:

  • Northcote Graduate Scholarships- for UK students.
  • China Scholarships Council- for Chinese students.
  • Fulbright and US Federal Grant- for US students.
  • Malaysian Government MARA Scholarships- for Malaysian students.
  • University of Wollongong Diplomat Scholarship- 30% tuition fees waivered.

Alumni

University of Wollongong has an alumni network of 131,859 people globally. It offers benefits to alumni like: access to library membership, career services, discounts on hotels, discounts on further studies, event invitations, scholarly help from UOW’s scholars, scholarship for alumni, etc.

ADMISSION:

The University of Wollongong is a globally recognized and respected university that is open to all the students from around the globe. Their ambition for our graduates is that they will be ethical, agile thinkers who are competitive in a global economy. Their experiences at UOW will help them not only in shaping their sense of self as well as their future career. The academic calendar at University of Wollongong does is semester-based. Applications are invited in the Fall and Spring season.

  • UOW offers over 400 undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research degrees.
  • Following the submission of the online application, the applicant will be allotted a student number by email. This will then enable he/she to check on the status of the application at any time.
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 or higher on a 4.0 scale

Highlights

Application PortalOnline Application
Application Fee (non-refundable)Free
Academic Calendarsemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/Spring
Financial AidScholarships, loans, and grants

University of Wollongong Admission Deadlines

In the case of UG admissions, University of Wollongong does not have any specific timeline for admissions. However, the admission deadlines for graduate admissions are given in the table below:

TrimesterDeadline
Trimester 1January 24
Trimester 2May 1
Trimester 3August 9

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

Applicants completing education from non-English speaking countries are asked to provide proof of English language proficiency. The University of Wollongong accepts the following proficiency tests.

Test NameMinimum Score Required
IELTS6.0
TOEFL (CBT)213
TOEFL (iBT)70
TOEFL (PBT)550

The English test must be taken within two years of commencement of study at UOW. In addition to IELTS and TOEFL, the university also accepts a range of criteria including:

  • Examination Results in high school English subjects in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Germany
  • Completion of schooling in Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Singapore
  • Completion of A levels or IB in any country

Visa Process for International Students

To apply for a student visa, the applicant needs to have

  • Valid Passport
  • Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE)
  • Any other documents required by the Australian Diplomatic Post

Once granted a student visa, the applicant must abide by certain conditions including (but not limited to):

  • Full-time study
  • Satisfactory academic progress
  • Maintaining approved Overseas Student Health Cover
  • Remaining with UOW for at least six months, or the duration of the course is shorter than six months
  • Notifying UOW of residential address in Australia and any subsequent change of address within seven days.

If an applicant is currently studying in Australia or has previously studied here renewal student visa may be required.

University of Wollongong Undergraduate Admissions

University of Wollongong offers a variety of undergraduate programs. Applicants must adhere to the application process and requirements issued by the university.

Application Portal: UOWApplyOnline

Application Fee: Free

Admission Requirements:

  • High school transcripts and mark sheets
  • Recommendations
  • Statement of purpose

University of Wollongong Graduate Admissions

At the graduate level, the University of Wollongong offers both degree and certificate programs. Prospective applicants have a huge variety of programs to choose from. Before applying, applicants must carefully check the application process and requirements.

Application Portal: Online Application

Application Fee: Free

The whole procedure is the same as undergraduate admissions except the special requirements given below-

  • Creative Disciplines – School of Arts, English, and Media
    Entry into HDR degrees in Creative Disciplines is determined by an assessment of an application and research project proposal. Applicants may be asked to provide additional information and/or attend an interview
  • DBA Applications
    DBA Applications must provide an outline of professional experience and demonstrate an ability to access appropriate industry sectors to meet research requirements. Applicants will also be required to attend an interview.

Graduate Certificates:

CourseAdmission Requirements
BusinessUG degree or 7 years of work experience
Applied FinanceUG degree or 5 years of work experience in Finance
Professional AccountingUG degree or 3 years of work experience in accounting

Graduate Programs:

CourseAcademic Requirements
Master of Professional AccountingUG degree; Average marks 50% or UOW graduate certificate
Master of Business AdministrationUG degree with 50% marks or above; 3-years of work experience
Master of Science in Project ManagementUG degree; Average marks 50% or UOW certificate in Business
Master of Applied FinanceUG degree/ UOW graduate certificate in Applied Finance