About Us

About Us

The School of the Arts, English and Media offers interdisciplinary degrees taught by experts working in their fields, contributing to our proven track record of producing professional-level graduates. Our excellence in studio-based teaching and practical learning means our students develop the skills that employers want; creative problem solving, analytical thinking, self-discipline and team work. We encourage our students to set themselves apart and carve out a future with a degree that offers flexibility and functionality in the real world. Access to the latest technologies and research allows for a world-class learning experience, and our extensive UOW Art Collection creates a stimulating learning environment & culture. 


At UOW, we’re proud of our achievements and recognition. For a full list, see UOW Awards and Rankings.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)

The Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) is a Federal Government website that helps prospective students easily compare the study experience and employment outcomes from Australian higher education institutions. Students can also compare the different study of different institutions, with all results based on thousands of surveys completed by students across Australia.

  • In 2018, UOW rated:
    • Best in NSW/ACT for Communications
    • Best in NSW/ACT for Creative Arts
    • Top 200 in the world by subject for Art and Design, Communications & Media Studies and English Language and Literature

Good Universities Guide

UOW was rated Australia's leading public university for the student experience in the 2018 Good Universities Guide.

UOW is top in the country for Skills Development and Learner Engagement in the Creative Arts field of study.

Last reviewed: 8 October, 2018