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.
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Rankings & Accreditations
- 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
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
Complimentary workshops are conducted on top of the curriculum to assist students in excelling academically.
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.
Hear from our students
Lim Soon Gui
After completing his high school studies in Johor, Malaysia, Lim Soon Gui came to Singapore in 2013 to start his diploma in SIM. His passion for information security began when he was taking a computer science degree with the University of Wollongong. Upon his graduation in 2017, Soon Gui landed his first job as an Application Consultant. Now, he is working as an Application Vulnerability Assessment Analyst in a financial institution.
Message from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
At the University of Wollongong (UOW), you will be challenged to achieve your best and take that knowledge to the world. Our industry connections...Read more
Professor Alex Frino
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Strategy), University of Wollongong
UOW in partnership with SIM Global Education offers a range of bachelor degree programs 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.