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UOW maintains top 200 global ranking


The University of Wollongong's graduate employment rate has seen the institution retain its top 200 world ranking.

UOW's placed in the 181 to 190 band on the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Patricia M. Davidson said the result reflects UOW's commitment to producing highly skilled graduates that meet employer expectations and who are ready for real-world challenges.

"The University remains focused on producing career-ready graduates through practical learning programs that meet employer expectations, and connecting students with employers while they are studying for their degree.

"UOW places great importance in building programs and projects that are purposefully designed, practical in nature and guided by industry experts," Professor Davidson said.


The Graduate Employability Rankings seek to compare the employability outcomes of higher education institutions worldwide by considering the reputation of institutions among employers, how the universities nurture students and their connections with industry partners and companies.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology topped the list ahead of Stanford and UCLA while the University of Sydney was the leading Australian institution at number four.

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