University of Wollongong

  • Description
  • Our Vision

    To enrich peo­ple, com­mu­ni­ties and the envi­ron­ment by mak­ing orig­i­nal and cre­ative con­nec­tions across dis­ci­pli­nary, social and cul­tural boundaries

    Our Mission

    UOW is a com­pre­hen­sive research and teach­ing uni­ver­sity of inter­na­tional stand­ing. We achieve our Vision through:

    • Diver­sity in access and oppor­tu­nity for all UOW stu­dents and staff
    • Excel­lence and sus­tained qual­ity in research and teach­ing pro­grams, processes and grad­u­ate outcomes
    • Enter­prise in shap­ing and real­is­ing new and emerg­ing national and inter­na­tional priorities
    • Part­ner­ship in inno­va­tion and the devel­op­ment of staff, stu­dents and our communities

    Our Principles

    We share a com­mit­ment to pro­mot­ing and celebrating:

    • Excel­lence through ini­tia­tive, enter­prise and achieve­ments that take soci­ety forward
    • Intel­lec­tual open­ness and free­dom of opinion
    • Integrity
    • Mutual respect and collegiality
    • Diver­sity of cul­tures, ideas and peoples
    • Indige­nous per­spec­tives and reconciliation
    • Fore­sight, qual­ity and account­abil­ity as an institution
    • Com­mu­nity part­ner­ships and mutual development
    • Equity and social justice
    • Respon­si­ble stew­ard­ship of the nat­ural environment

    Our Goals


    Grad­u­ates equipped to learn, engage and lead in soci­ety and the global workplace


    Recog­ni­tion for research of high qual­ity and impact

    Part­ner­ships & Engagement

    Part­ner­ships that develop com­mu­ni­ties and an enter­pris­ing, engaged university


    An inter­na­tional Uni­ver­sity of choice


    Ver­sa­tile, col­lab­o­ra­tive and cre­ative staff

    The Strate­gic Plan out­lines the University’s goals, objec­tives and key strate­gies. The Man­age­ment Plans under each goal mon­i­tor oper­a­tional per­for­mance. Find out more about:


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