History of University Of Wollongong
The University of Wollongong dates back to 1951 when it was founded as a division of the then New South Wales University of Technology in Wollongong. The University, which was founded to provide technical education for Engineers and Metallurgists needed in the region's steel industry, now offers a diverse range of courses across four faculties. It has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, a globally recognised accreditation given to only the top 5% of business schools around the world. The university is ranked 185th in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2023. It is ranked 190th in the world by the Aggregate Ranking of Top Universities (ARTU) 2021. According to US News and World Reports, they're among the world's top 250 universities.
UOW is a global network of campuses that provides students in Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore with world-class research and teaching. The main Wollongong campus of the University of Wollongong is one of Australia's most beautiful university campuses, set in the native Australian bush. UOW's Innovation Campus, located less than two kilometres east, is a research and technology precinct that houses innovative organizations as well as some of the university's leading research institutes. The university offers 243 undergraduate courses and many graduate courses across 4 specialized faculties, which are - Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Business and Law, Engineering and Information Sciences, Science, Medicine and Health. The University also offers comprehensive programs at the Bachelor's level, in Sports, Exercise Science, Rehabilitation, Sports Management and Marketing that offer world-class professional coaching to Wollongong players.