of value added
degrees on offer
commercial retail operators
of unis worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2015/16)
in NSW (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching 2016)
UOW is among the top five employers within the Illawarra, employing 2,659 full-time equivalent staff in 2015.
The University's expenditures include wages and salaries, purchase of goods and services, maintenance of buildings and grounds, and government charges. This expenditure has flow-on impacts throughout the economy, as employees spend their income and UOW’s local suppliers buy inputs to their operations to meet UOW’s commercial needs. A total of $342 million in labour income is directly generated by UOW operations.
UOW is committed to maintaining an efficient and productive university focused on adaptability and financial stability.