University of Wollongong

University of Wollongong

About University of Wollongong (UOW)

The University of Wollongong (UOW), in 40 years since its independence, has grown from a small college serving local industry to an international university, renowned for the quality of its research and teaching. It has become a benchmark for a new generation of universities.

Over 35,000 students are studying UOW degrees across nine campuses throughout Australia and in Malaysia and Dubai, with education partnerships in Singapore, Hong Kong and China.

  • SIM Global Education is UOW’s only partner in Singapore for its IT degree programmes
  • Over 3,000 degrees conferred from the UOW-SIM programmes since partnership started in 2005
  • Taught by top academics and professors from UOW with industry experience

UOW is strongly focused on interdisciplinary research that has a real impact on our lives and contributes to solving global challenges.

To achieve that, UOW’s key research institutes have developed strong partnerships and collaborations with government and non-government organisations, corporations, universities and research institutes in Australia and around the world. Visit the university’s website for more information.

Graduate Employment Survey 
  • Scored 85.4% employment rate for 2021 / 2022 

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Rankings & Accreditations

Rated in the world’s top 200 universities by
  • 146th in the world for graduate employment rates 
  • 137th in the world for partnerships with employers 
  • 217th in the world for employer reputation 
  • Ranked in the 181-190 band overall

Ranked 162nd in the world by QS World University Rankings 2024
Ranked 201–250 band – Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
Ranked 242nd by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2021
Top-ranking faculty for Computer Science in School of Computer Science and Software Engineering
One of best modern universities—ranked 14th in the world (QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2021)
5+ star rating – QS World University Rankings 2022
6th in the world in social and economic impact recognising UOW's impact, based on the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2021)
30th in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University 2023 rankings

Why get a UOW degree at SIM

We offer you the opportunity to receive quality education from renowned universities from Australia, France, the UK and the US.


Scholarships & Awards

Top graduands are eligible for the Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT) and Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) awards. Students taking the Digital Systems Security degree may also apply for the CSIT Scholarship


Accreditation by the Australian Computer Society (ACS)

ACS has mutual recognition of qualifications with Singapore Computer Society, International Federation of Information Processing, South East Asia Regional, Computer Confederation and more


Excellent Support

Complimentary workshops are conducted on top of the curriculum to assist students in excelling academically.


Overseas Experience

Opportunity to spend a semester abroad or transfer to the UOW campus in Australia.


Further Studies Opportunities

Graduates may apply for the UOW Graduate Excellence Scholarship to pursue the Honours year or other postgraduate studies at the Wollongong campus in Australia.

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Hear from our students
Harsh Shah
Harsh Shah

Harsh Shah loved solving puzzles and writing code as a teenager. This led him to fun-filled time at SIM where he graduated as a Valedictorian with a distinction in computer science with the University of Wollongong. Currently, he is a Penetration Tester at ExpressVPN. His winning formula is to “put his head down”, focus on solving one puzzle at a time, persistently and steadily forward.

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Message from the Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Wollongong


At the University of Wollongong (UOW), you will be challenged to achieve your best and take that knowledge to the world. Our industry connections...

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Professor Patricia Davidson

Vice-Chancellor and President 
University of Wollongong

Disciplines Offered

UOW in partnership with SIM Global Education offers a range of bachelor degree programmes in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Information Systems and Psychology. Each degree has been carefully designed to give students the technical skills they need to make a positive impact on the world.


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Big Data

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Cyber Security Management

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Digital Systems Security

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Game and Mobile Development

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Information Technology

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