Wollongong City is located just 90 minutes south of Sydney, with a population of around 400,000. The Wollongong coastline offers 17 surf beaches and all beaches are in easy walking distance from the city.
The benefits of Wollongong's cultural mix are reflected at Wollongong University. The University has an international community that draws students from around Australia and 70 other countries.
Wollongong's friendly and safe community provides an excellent environment to study. Its location, climate and lifestyle also create a wide choice of recreational activities
The campus in the city of Wollongong lies among the foothills of Mount Keira, beside tree-covered mountains, botanic gardens, and the broad blue waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Wollongong's size makes it easy to get around, with the campus only three kilometres from the Wollongong city centre. Easily accessible by public transport, the University is a fifteen-minute walk from the North Wollongong train station – or take advantage of the regular free shuttle bus that links the University with key locations all over the city, day and night.
Wollongong is home to over 70 nationalities, and offers a diverse, cosmopolitan lifestyle influenced by many cultures from all over the world. The strong community spirit of Wollongong ensures a full calendar of events and festivities throughout the year.