Why work at UOW

Our locations

UOW has multiple campuses north to Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong, all the way down the south coast to Bega and west in South Western Sydney. 

Wollongong campus

Our main campus in Wollongong is nestled between the mountains and the sea. The beach and central Wollongong are only a short free shuttle bus away, or 5-10 minutes drive. The Wollongong Botanical Gardens are across the road and is a lovely place for a lunchtime walk.

Research excellence

Join an internationally respected research institution and work in world class facilities providing real world solutions to real world problems.

UOW's research facilities include Innovation Campus, Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM)SMART Infrastructure Facility, Early Start Research Institute, Illawarra Health & Medical Research Institute, Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC), Australian Steel Research Hub, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS).

Salary and benefits

UOW supports staff to achieve a healthy work/life balance through a range of initiatives including flexible work arrangements, 4 weeks annual leave a year, personal leave days (which includes personal sick leave and carers leave) plus additional leave over the Christmas/New Year break.

We offer competitive salaries, access to generous superannuation and structured career progression.

Salary packaging options are also available and include motor vehicle leasing, gym memberships and on-campus childcare.

Great facilities

Each of UOW's campuses are located within easy reach of food and retail services.

UOW's main campus has a range of facilities including numerous food (and coffee) optionspost office, retail shops, banks, travel agent, hair salon, IGA supermarket, movie screenings and our library.

We promote a healthy lifestyle with the Recreation and Aquatic Centre (URAC), physiotherapist, doctors and dentist on campus.

Campuses are active with events including exhibitions, plays, live music and fortnightly markets.  

On-going career and professional development

UOW is committed to supporting staff  to achieve their career goals. We offer a comprehensive range of professional development activities for both Academic and Professional Services Staff. These include face to face workshops, networking, coaching, mentoring and online resources. 

Last reviewed: 29 June, 2017