University of Wollongong

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University of Wollongong
UOW Smart Infrastructure Facility.jpg
Motto Stands For Purpose
Type Public university
Established Founded in 1951 as a Division of the New South Wales University of Technology (established in 1975 as an independent institution)
Endowment A$543 million (2011)[1]
Chancellor Jillian Broadbent AO
Vice-Chancellor Paul Wellings CBE[2]
Academic staff
936 (FTE academic, 2011)
Administrative staff
1006 (FTE general, 2011)
Undergraduates 19,291 (2011)
Postgraduates 8,781 (2011)
Location Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
34°24′24″S 150°52′46″E / 34.40667°S 150.87944°E / -34.40667; 150.87944
Campus Urban, Parks 82.4 ha
Colours

Blue, Gold, Red  

                 
Affiliations AACSB, ACU, AEN, ASAIHL, AUC, IAU, Universities Australia, Group of Eight (engineering associate)[3]
Mascot Baxter The Duck[4]
Website www.uow.edu.au

The University of Wollongong (also simply known as UOW) is a public research university in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. In 2012, the University had a total of 30,516 domestic students enrolled, and 11,440 international students enrolled from more than 140 countries.[5] In 2014, over 37,000 students are studying in the University, including over 11,600 international students.

The University of Wollongong marked the University's 60th Founding Anniversary in 2011.[6]

Campuses[change | change source]

The University has five campuses and four education centres:[7]

Campuses[change | change source]

  • Wollongong Campus, Wollongong
  • Shoalhaven Campus, Shoalhaven

Other Campuses[change | change source]

Overseas Campus[change | change source]

Education Centres[change | change source]

  • Batemans Bay Education Centre
  • Bega Education Centre
  • Loftus Education Centre
  • Moss Vale Education Centre

Faculties[change | change source]

  • Faculty of Business
    • School of Accounting & Finance
    • School of Economics
    • School of Management & Marketing
    • Sydney Business School
  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
    • School of Civil, Mining & Environmental Engineering
    • School of Engineering Physics
    • School of Mechanical, Materials & Mechatronic Engineering
    • School of Electrical, Computer & Telecommunications Engineering (SECTE)
    • School of Computer Science & Software Engineering (SCSSE)
    • School of Information Systems & Technology (SISAT)
    • School of Mathematics & Applied Statistics (SMAS)
    • SMART Infrastructure Facility
  • Faculty of Law, Humanities and The Arts
    • School of Law
    • School of Arts
    • School of Creative Arts
    • School of English Literatures & Philosophy
    • Language Centre
    • School of History & Politics
    • School of Social Sciences, Media & Communication
    • Indigenous Studies Unit
  • Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
    • Graduate School of Medicine
    • Illawarra Health & Medical Research Institute
    • School of Biology
    • School of Chemistry
    • School of Earth & Environmental Sciences
    • School of Health Sciences
    • School of Nursing, Midwifery & Indigenous Health
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
    • School of Education
    • School of Psychology

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