University of Wollongong in Dubai
University of Wollongong in Dubai

University of Wollongong in Dubai

UOWD Building, Dubai Knowledge Park Dubai, United Arab Emirates P.O. Box 20183 Dubai, The United Arab Emirates Visit web page

Established in 1993, the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is the first international Australian university in the UAE. It is a branch campus of the University of Wollongong, which has campuses in Australia, Hong Kong, and Malaysia.

University of Wollongong Dubai (UOWD) offers over 40 internationally recognised bachelor and master degrees spanning 10 in-demand industry sectors.

The first internationally accredited Australian university in the UAE, we are the education gateway of choice for over 3,500 students representing 108 nationalities. 

UOWD students can choose from a wide range of graduate and post-graduate degree courses in engineering, business, ICT, healthcare, communications and media.

All of our degree courses are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) and licensed by Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), and recognised by leading professional organisations such as AACSB, ACCA, ACS, CIM, CIPD, CPA, Engineers Australia, PMI, and others.

Led by a highly qualified internationally experienced faculty, each of whom holds a PhD and recognised as a leader in their field, our academics are actively involved in research activities across 100 ground-breaking fields, as well as having strong industry ties. 

Our global community of 152,000 alumni are pursuing career goals with respected blue-chip companies and industry giants such as 3M, ADCB, Adidas, Amazon, Deloitte, Emirates, FedEx, GE, IBM, Microsoft and Pepsico. . And, research reveals that 83% of fresh graduates are employed within six months of graduation.

UOWD students are also invited to gain an international perspective with the  opportunity to transfer between the four campuses, with their degrees awarded from  Australia.

Life at UOWD is rooted in the continued pursuit of excellence through teaching, research and industry engagement, with the student experience at its heart. 

Our 200,000-square-foot campus at Dubai Knowledge Park features access to cutting-edge technologies and a mix of traditional and innovative learning spaces, all houses in a vibrant modern setting that promises to deliver an enriched learning experience for all our students.