Our Awards

Established in 1951, the University of Wollongong (UOW) has been recognised by Federal and State Governments and by independent analysts as being at the pinnacle of higher education in Australia. Here is a cross section of awards and achievements bestowed on UOW.

Excellence In Research

The Australian Research Council - Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) ranked Interdisciplinary Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering as “well above world standard” which reflects the Faculty’s strong multidisciplinary approach. Engineering also received “above world standard performance” for the following areas. Condensed Matter Physics; Other Physical Sciences (Medical Radiation Physics), Civil, Manufacturing, Materials and Mechanical Engineering.

Group of Eight and Associates

World-class research has led to the creation of a number of Centres of Excellence, which has attracted a critical mass of researchers engaged in significant, well-funded projects with superior equipment infrastructure. This concentration of high quality research has ensured that the Faculty of Engineering is part of the Go8 – Group of Eight & Associates, the top research Faculties in Australia.

Last reviewed: 17 March, 2016