The University of Wollongong (UOW) is a top university in Australia with strong international reputation for quality research and education. It offers degree programs from undergraduate to postgraduate coursework and research in a wide range of disciplines, as well as English language and academic bridging programs through Wollongong College Australia.

Awards and Rankings:

- Recognized as one of the country’s leading research institutions and received five stars in six key areas (Good Universities Guide 2010).

- Featured in the ranking of ‘Top 500’ institutions. Placed as one of the world’s top 2 per cent of research universities according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities by the Institute of Higher Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2009).

- 16th in the nation and top 600 globally in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 2009.

- Ranked in the top 100 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education Employer Review (2009).

- Number 1 for Student Satisfaction in the independent Sweeney Research Group’s 2009 ‘Uni Student Report’.

- Rated 207th among the world's top universities for Engineering & IT (THE-QS 2009).

- Top 70 institutions in Asia Pacific (ARWU 2008).

- Awarded five-star rating for graduate salaries from the independent Good Universities Guide every year 1999–2008.

- Received the maximum 5 stars rating for Getting a Job, Positive Graduate Outcomes, Graduate Starting Salary, Research Intensivity, Graduate Satisfaction, Generic Skills (2008 Good Universities Guide).

- The University of Wollongong Career Service won the AAGE's Australian Graduate Recruitment Industry Award for ‘Best Careers Service for Employers’ (2007).

- Recognised as one of the top Australian universities for excellence in teaching performance under the '2006 Learning and Teaching Performance Fund' (DEST).

- National winner of the 2005 Prime Minister's Employer of the Year Award in the higher education category for a proven track record of employing people with disabilities.

- Number 1 for Teaching Performance (Australian newspaper 2005).

- The Australian newspaper listed UOW as Australia 's No. 1 ranked university on a range of indicators for undergraduate education (2002).

- Named Australia 's No. 1 university for linkage international funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) for 2002.

- Received Employer of Choice for Women award from the federal Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) (2001).

- Named Australian University of the Year in 1999-2000 for "Outstanding Research and Development Partnerships" by the Good Universities Guide.

- Named a top ten university in Australia (AsiaWeek, 1999 & 2000).

- 5th amongst Australian universities for ARC Strategic Partnership in Industry Research (SPIRT) grants (1998).

- 9th in the country for ARC Fellowships (1998).

- Placed among the top 10 universities in Australia by the Federal Quality Review for research management and outcomes (1995).

- Placed among the top 9 Australian universities for community service in the first Federal Quality Review (1995).

- Listed in the top 11 of Australian universities for industry related grants by the Quality Assurance Review (1994).

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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