University of Wollongong UOW Rankings

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is one of the highest ranked universities in Australia, regularly placed among the world's best universities by the respected Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities and the Times Higher Education Supplement.

UOW has the following Faculties & Schools:
- Faculty of Arts (School of English Literatures & Philosophy; Language Centre; School of History & Politics; School of Social Sciences, Media & Communication).
- Faculty of Commerce (School of Accounting & Finance; School of Economics; School of Management & Marketing).
- Faculty of Creative Arts (School of Music and Drama; School of Art & Design; School of Journalism & Creative Writing).
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Engineering (School of Civil, Mining & Environmental Engineering; School of Engineering Physics; School of Mechanical, Materials & Mechatronic Engineering).
- Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences (School of Health Sciences; School of Nursing, Midwifery & Indigenous Health; School of Psychology).
- Faculty of Informatics (School of Electrical, Computer & Telecommunications Engineering; School of Computer Science & Software Engineering; School of Information Systems & Technology; School of Mathematics & Applied Statistics).
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Science (School of Biological Sciences; School of Chemistry; School of Earth & Environmental Sciences).
- Sydney Business School
- Graduate School of Medicine


- Received five-star ratings for the following indicators: Research intensivity; The educational experience (generic skills); The educational experience (graduate satisfaction); Graduate starting salary; Getting a Job; and Positive Graduate Outcomes (2010 Good Universities Guide).

- Ranked 251st in the world by the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings (2009), placing UOW in the top two per cent of universities in the world.

- Placed in the range of 303-401st globally and top 70 in the Asia/Pacific region (ARWU 2009).

- 1st for overall satisfaction among Australian university students in the independent Sweeney Research Group’s 2009 ‘Uni Student Report’.

- It is one of only four universities in the country to score in the Band A in all four discipline groupings in the Federal Government’s 2009 'Learning and Teaching Performance Fund'.

- Awarded the maximum 10 citations from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council in 2008, placing it as No. 1 in Australia.

- Placed among the world's top 200 universities for Arts & Humanities (199th) and Engineering & IT (171st) in the 2008 THE-QS Rankings.

- Placed in the top 100 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education Employer Review (2008).

- It is one of only two universities to achieve top-tier rankings in every discipline category of the Australian Government’s Learning and Teaching Performance Fund for 2008.

- Placed among the Top 100 Asia Pacific Universities (ARWU 2007).

- Placed among the top 200 universities globally (THE-QS World Rankings 2006 and 2007).

- Received the maximum five-star rating in the categories of: Positive graduate outcomes; Getting a job; Graduate starting salary; Educational experience (overall satisfaction); Educational experience (generic skills); Educational experience (overall experience); Staff qualifications (Good Universities Guide 2007).

- Awarded the “Commonwealth University of the Year” in 2006 (CAU).

- Ranked Number One university for teaching performance in the nation (The Australian newspaper, August 2005), based on the Australian Government DEST 'Student Outcome Indicators for the Learning and Teaching Performance Fund'.

- Wollongong is the only university in the nation to win successive Australian University of the Year Awards - in 1999-2000 (joint winner) for "Outstanding Research and Development Partnerships" and in 2000-2001 (joint winner) for "Preparing Graduates for the e-World".

- Placed in the top 10 Australian universities in 1999 and 2000 (AsiaWeek magazine).