About University of Wollongong

by / Wednesday, 03 December 2014 / Published in University Of Wollongong

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About University of Wollongong  

About University of Wollongong: About Wollongong

University Of Wollongong is among the best modern universities in the world. Throughout the history, they have built an international reputation for world-class research and exceptional teaching quality.  The three major international rankings; Times Higher Education World University Rankings, QS World University Rankings and the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014 places us in the top 2% of universities world-wide and they are aiming higher every day.

Not only has University Of Wollongong achieved many awards for the quality of its teaching, the teaching staffs includes a number of national and international subject leaders.  The high quality of teaching at University Of Wollongong has led to us being a top-ranked university for educational experience in the 2014 Good Universities Guide.

The City of Wollongong is located just 90 minutes south of Sydney – close enough to be within the daily reach of the Sydney CBD, but without the rush, crush and expense of a big city. The University Of Wollongong, Wollongong campus lies between tree-covered mountains and the broad, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean offering you a quality of life that’s hard to beat. It’s an ideal learning environment that helps students get the most out of the studies. The campus, with its parkland setting and extensive learning and recreational facilities, is arguably the most beautiful university campus in Australia.

There are a range of accommodation options for different budgets, including university-managed accommodation, homestay and private rentals.  The Gong Shuttle provides free transport to the university campus and around the city.

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University of Wollongong Rankings Faculty of Business

The Faculty of Business provides flexible and innovative educational and research opportunities with strong ties to the business community. The develop professionals, managers and business leaders with critical thinking skills so that they can succeed and maximize their potential in their chosen fields. The programs are: informed by research, structured on applied outcomes, and recognized by industry and relevant professional bodies. The Faculty of Business offers a variety of courses at the Bachelor, Masters and Higher Degree Research levels. Some areas of study include, Commerce, Hospitality, Tourism, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Commerce, Logistics, Business Innovation, Public Relations, and many other courses within the Faculty of Business.

Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences 

Graduates from this Faculty are playing a critical role in tackling global problems in key areas affecting the world’s population such as energy, transport, clean water and the environment, cyber infrastructure, sustainability, health, security, finance, business, commerce and industry. As a student of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, you become part of a community of creative problem solvers who desire to discover, create, design, invent and innovate to address these issues.Students in our Faculty can choose a range of courses providing strong fundamental skills in engineering, mechanical, mechatronics, materials, civil, environmental, electrical, computer, electrical and telecommunications before branching into one of the many specialized courses offered at University Of Wollongong.

Faculty of Law, Humanities and Arts

The undergraduate and postgraduate courses offer studies in disciplines in traditional areas of the humanities, law and creative arts with an added focus on professional skills for contemporary careers in a changing world. Many of the courses can be approached flexibly, to suit individual needs. Students can explore the interests and prepare for the global workplace at the same time. The aim is to ensure that students receive the very best education. University Of Wollongong offers an outstanding, supportive learning environment and we are equipped with the latest technologies to give students a world-class learning experience. It’s also the priority to incorporate an international outlook into everything they do.

Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health

The Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses designed to meet the needs of a diverse student population. They carry out world leading research which is strongly aligned with our teaching program. Cutting edge facilities such as the new Science Teaching facility and the labs are sharpening the knowledge about nano particles, novel medicines, cancer, mental disorders and obesity. This Faculty marries up the very best of science with strong capacity for translation to global communities’ needs and aspirations. As a student of the faculty student will be actively engaged in learning with extensive clinical experiences, use of advanced educational technologies, and opportunities for enriching work experiences.

Faculty of Social Sciences

The Faculty of Social Sciences combines traditional and cutting-edge disciplines that have expertise in human behavior and the way people interact with their environment. Outstanding Social Science scholars of national and international standing work side by side with teaching staff renowned for their passion and high performance in undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Academic programs are informed by the latest research, are relevant to contemporary practice and accredited by professional bodies. The Faculty of Social Sciences is comprised of four academic units, including, the School of Education, School of Psychology, School of Health and Society and the Department of Geography and Sustainable Communities.

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2 Responses to “About University of Wollongong”

  1. siddharth Deshmukh says : Reply


    I want to apply to Universities in Australia for Information technology/ Information technolgy management course.Can you please short list the university based on my profile.
    B.tech in Electronics and Communication(73.3%)
    Working in Accenture Services Pvt Ltd, total work exp: 4.5 years
    GRE: 309(quant 160, verbal:149)
    Toefl:(98, R:27, L:29, W:23, S:19)

    • Geebee Counsellor says : Reply

      Hi Siddharth,

      In Australia there are universities like Charles Sturt University, Southern Cross University, University of Wollongong etc.
      For further process you can contact the nearest Geebee office.

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