First International Australian University In The United Arab Emirates


A neighbourhood in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has a set up of business and vocational training & professional development companies. The University of Wollongong is the first international Australian university in the UAE. 


The Dubai Knowledge Park is a development free zone, housing human resource management, recruitment, consultancy, executive search, vocational training and professional development companies.

A number of universities are located in this Park, including the University of Wollongong, which is the first international Australian university in the United Arab Emirates.

University of Wollongong originates from the coastal city of Wollongong, New South Wales, approximately 80km south of the capital city, Sydney.

In the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2022, the university received recognition for its impact based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, being placed in 80th in the global rankings.

This university has an offering of more than 40 internationally accredited degrees from ten industry sectors such as:

  • Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities
  • Business & Law
  • Engineering & Information Sciences, and Science
  • Medicine & Health

According to the university, these degrees are facilitated by qualified university lecturers that all hold PhD professional degrees.

The university has shared that it has an alumni network of more than 152,000 working professionals across its four international campuses. 

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