University of New South Wales (UNSW)

  • NSW



About Us

Australia's global university

A world-class university, UNSW Australia is ranked 45th in the world and is the number one choice among Australia’s top employers (QS Rankings 2017, LinkedIn 2016). We are globally recognised for innovative teaching and world-leading research. We never stand still. And we are located in one of the world’s best cities, Sydney. Our university attracts over 52,000 high-achieving students including 14,000 international students from more than 120 countries.

Join a prestigious network

UNSW is a member of some of the world’s most prestigious university networks including the Group of Eight (Go8) in Australia, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), Universitas 21 (U21), and the Global Alliance of Technological Universities (GlobalTech) where we were the only Australian university selected to join.

Become the hottest global prospect

UNSW knows what it takes to create future leaders. We are ranked 27th in the world for employer reputation (QS Rankings 2015/2016). We have educated more CEOs of Australia’s top 50 companies and produced more millionaire alumni than any other Australian university (Leading Company 2012, Spear’s Wealth Insight 2014). Our alumni community is 250,000 strong with graduates working for some of the biggest and best companies in the world including Google, Penguin, Ernst & Young, PayPal, Rio Tinto, HSBC, NASA and Oxfam.

Live a culture of innovation

UNSW is a hotbed of creativity and innovation. In 2015, we received the largest amount of government research funding in Australia. Our focus is on transforming research discoveries into successful innovations to benefit society, the economy and future generations. We are an acknowledged world leader in photovoltaics, HIV/AIDS research and quantum computing and we are a major research player in the sciences and social sciences, engineering, built environment, business, economics and law.

Take advantage of world-class facilities

UNSW offers a number of pioneering spaces on campus. We recently launched the Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, our new home for student innovation and entrepreneurship. The UNSW Art & Design campus boasts world-class media production and design studios and our Tyree Energy Technologies Building is one of Australia’s few six-star green-rated buildings.

Enjoy one of the world’s top cities

Sydney is Australia’s largest city and business capital and is known for its ideal climate, relaxed outdoor lifestyle and friendly locals. For three years running, it has been voted the 4th best student city in the world and the top student city in Australia (QS Best Student Cities 2013-2016).

Choose from 900 degrees

We offer over 900 academic degrees across nine faculties including graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees and doctoral programmes. Our degrees are offered through the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences; Built Environment; UNSW Business School; UNSW Art & Design; Engineering; Law; Medicine; Science and UNSW Canberra.

Rise to the top with UNSW.

UNSW Australia

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