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University of Wollongong

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The University of Wollongong (UOW) has become a benchmark for Australia’s new generation of universities. It is ranked among the best 20 modern universities in the world* and has built a reputation as an enterprising institution with a multi-disciplinary approach to research and a personalised approach to teaching.
With five faculties – Business; Engineering and Information Sciences; Law, Humanities and the Arts; Science, Medicine and Health; and Social Sciences, UOW currently offers over 300 degree programs across both undergraduate and postgraduate levels to more than 32,000 
students around the world.
 
The UOW Global Challenges Program is designed to harness the expertise of our world-class researchers and partners to transform lives and regions. The University’s Innovation Campus gives innovative companies and organisations the opportunity to locate alongside and collaborate with its leading research institutes and is home to the Australian Institute of Innovative Materials (AIIM), the Sustainable Buildings Research Centre, and the iAccelerate Centre, an innovation accelerator housing over 280 start-up entrepreneurs. UOW’s other research institutes include Early Start Research Institute (ESRI), the Smart Infrastructure Research Facility (SMART), the Australian Research Centre (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage, and the newly established Molecular Horizons: Centre for Molecular and Life Sciences.
 
UOW has a strong international focus and reputation, with close to 6000 international students studying across its Australian campuses each year. UOW Dubai has been in operation for more than 20 years. In 2015 UOW became the first ever overseas-based university to enter Hong Kong when it was selected to take custodianship of the Community College of City University Hong Kong (CCCU) and transform CCCU into an international campus.
The University also has three campuses in Greater Sydney (Sydney CBD, Loftus and Liverpool from 2017), as well as campuses at Nowra, Batemans Bay and Bega on the NSW South Coast, and at Moss Vale in the Southern Highlands.
 
* Ranked 12th in the QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2016

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Graduate House
Self-catered units
Postgraduate, family and mature age accommodation
Suitable for couple and families
Fully furnished Number of units: 78
Contract length: 52 weeks
Graduate House is a unique environment for UOW postgraduate students and their families. Graduate House offers a mix of bedsits for singles and couples and two- and three-bedroom units for families. All units have cooking facilities provided along with furniture and a fridge. The Botanic Gardens are next door and Wollongong City is a five-minute drive. This postgraduate community is diverse and includes singles, couples and families from around the world. The close community has regular social activities suitable for families with children.

International House Fully catered -
19 meals a week
16 twin share rooms
190 single rooms
Number of residents: 222
Contract length: 52 weeks
The mission of International House is to promote global wellbeing by enabling its residents to be intercultural leaders. Intercultural leaders understand cultural differences and help others to understand their differences and build international friendships. International House is walking distance to North Wollongong station, close to the University campus and about 15 minutes’ walk to the beach. The free shuttle to the main campus stops at the North Wollongong train station. LIVE GLOBAL WITHOUT THE TRAVEL Home to many Australian and international students, International House and its mission is at the centre of the international and community engagement strategies of the University of Wollongong. By being part of the International Houses Worldwide (IHWW) network, UOW International House students and alumni can gain valuable linkages through the IHWW network, located in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe and North America. Strong international friendships are formed here as students meet people from all over the world and have the opportunity to learn about different cultures and customs. An established alumni connection has resulted from this culture.

Kooloobong Village
Self-catered units
Furnished undergraduate and postgraduate rooms
umber of residents: 1258 including 800 new beds in four bedroom units and one bed studios opening in 2018
Contract length: 52 or 44 weeks

Kooloobong Village is one of two UOW residences located right on campus. This convenient location puts residents minutes from their classes, and makes for easy access to learning facilities like the UOW library. In addition to this, the UOW outdoor swimming pool, lecture rooms and sporting grounds are a short walk away. All students at Kooloobong Village have access to facilities including outdoor barbecue facilities, landscaped outdoor communal areas, recreation areas and meeting facilities. Kooloobong Village is ideal for students who want to live independently and do all their own cooking, cleaning and grocery shopping, while still benefiting from the development programs and social events offered through the residences. Kooloobong Village will open an additional 800 beds in 2018, with three brand new buildings. Modern facilities will feature in these new four-bedroom self-catered units and single-bed studios, making a welcome addition to the very popular Kooloobong Village community. POSITIVE LIVING Unique to Kooloobong Village is the focus on positive psychology, a world-first for student residences where everything is planned and run entirely based on the science of human flourishing – how we can be the best we can. The vision of having every student flourish while living at UOW is firmly supported by the combination of wellbeing and education.

Marketview
Self-catered rooms
Single rooms with private ensuite & TV
Number of residents: 144
Contract length: 52 weeks
Enjoy the feel of this motel-style residence, which is conveniently located in the heart of Wollongong city. Students experiencing Marketview will be able to make the most of a central location while they study and take advantage of all that the city has to offer. Marketview is within walking distance to great cafes, restaurants, shops, cultural events and the beach. Students will also benefit from the support and community that UOW Living gives to all of its students. Marketview offers modern standard and premium rooms with a flat screen TV and ensuite in each room. Rooms are all fully furnished, and the property is managed by University staff, so you will feel at home.

Weerona
Fully catered - 19 meals a week
35 twin share rooms 134 single rooms
Number of residents: 204
Contract length: 44 weeks
Weerona College is next door to Beaton Park sporting complex, which features an indoor pool, gymnasium, tennis courts and running track. Weerona’s own facilities include a dining room, a popular outdoor courtyard and barbecue area, native gardens, indoor games room with plasma TV and small kitchenettes. Weerona College is a 15-minute walk to the main UOW campus or a 5-minute ride on the free shuttle bus, which stops just outside. Weerona offers a strong community culture with a vibrant social and sporting program for residents while being conducive to study. Residents are from all over the world and Weerona is an ideal place for first-years or other students who want fully catered accommodation. WEERONA COMMUNITY Community engagement and fundraising is an important part of the Weerona culture. Students are actively involved in organising activities such as the Community Awareness Week each year, which is aimed at raising awareness and money for many charities and community services. Some of the events throughout the year include the Pink Breakfast, Girls Night In, and raising funds for the Cancer Council by participating in Relay for Life.

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