University of Wollongong

The University of Wollongong is located in the coastal city of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. This university is situated 80 kms south of Sydney. This university possessed more than 26008 students which included 10459 international students, as of the year 2009. This university was established in the year 1951 when a part of the New South Wales University of Technology [which was then re-named as the University of New South Wales in the year 1958] was founded in Wollongong. In the year 1962, this division turned out to be the Wollongong University College.

Study in Australia is very popular and so is this university. The University of Wollongong was integrated by the New South Wales Parliament in 1975, as a self-governing institution of higher learning including 5 faculties namely Engineering, Sciences, Humanities, Mathematics and Social Sciences], along with Professor Michael Birt as the first Vice Chancellor. Justice Robert Marsden Hope became the Chancellor in the year 1976. In the year 1977, computer science developed an edition of Unix for the Interdata 7/32 known as UNSW 01. This became the first non-PDP Unix. During the late 1970s, Tim Berners-Lee tracked down TCP/IP software, an essential and vital part of the World Wide Web, from the University of Wollongong.