UOW was founded on the donations of local people with a vision of a brighter future for our region. Since then, we’ve become one of the world’s best modern universities, working with industry, research partners, governments, and communities, to address society’s critical economic, environmental, social and medical challenges. Our researchers, graduates and teachers inspire a better future through education, research and partnership. And they are recognised as some of the best in the world.

Quick Facts

  • One of the best modern universities: 14th in the world – QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2021; 26th in the world – Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020
  • Among the best in the Asia-Pacific: 37th – Times Higher Education Asia-Pacific University Rankings 2019
  • 5+ star rating – QS World University Rankings 2021
  • 72%of UOW graduates secured full-time employment within four months of completing their course (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) 2021)