World-class, just like you
Top rankings and a global reputation for excellence make UNSW Australia one of the world’s leading universities.
We are ranked 46th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2015-2016) and have a global reputation for innovative research and teaching. Here you will receive a world-class education delivered by a network of leading academics, all in an unbeatable location. If you’re looking for academic excellence, unmatched industry links and a distinct career advantage – UNSW is the place for you.
We are a member of some of the world’s most prestigious and exclusive university networks, including Group of Eight, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities and GlobalTech, the Global Alliance of Technological Universities, where we were the only Australian university partner selected to join.
Our research is ranked well above world standards. Our strengths include photovoltaics, environment sustainability, renewable energies and business management, to name just a few. Our researchers receive the highest amount of Australian Research Council funding of any university in Australia. UNSW also enjoys some of Australia’s strongest industry links and our huge network of more than 250,000 alumni will ensure you remain globally connected throughout your life.Why 52,000 students study at UNSW
Innovative teaching and state-of-the-art campuses
Our priority is to make your life as a UNSW student rich and rewarding. There are over 900 programs available across nine Faculties, all taught by leading academics and industry specialists. At UNSW you will be taught in state-of-the-art labs, ‘flipped’ classrooms and cutting-edge design studios. You will also have access to modern libraries, sporting and social facilities. Go ahead, take a look at our contemporary campuses and see what UNSW can offer you.
Our ‘flipped' classrooms
We’ve invested $3.5 million into our brand new technology-enabled teaching and learning Business School spaces. We use quality teaching methods in a progressive learning environment and are proud to have one of the best business schools in Australia.
New innovation headquarters
We believe in our student innovators and entrepreneurs. We’ve invested $45 million in a new home for innovation at UNSW. Complete with a 3D printer, laser cutters and a multifunctional workspace, students can design and build prototypes, meet like-minded peers and network with corporate partners.
We’ve invested $1.2 billion to create state-of-the-art campuses for our students. You’ll find green parks, free Wi-Fi, indoor and outdoor study areas – complete with power outlets to charge your laptop – shops, restaurants and a fitness centre to keep you active during your studies.
UNSW + Sydney = your bright new future
Explore Sydney from UNSW and see how extraordinary student life can be
Sydney has been voted the most popular city for international university students, outperforming every other city in the world*. Our Kensington and Art & Design campuses are located in the middle of it all, in Sydney’s beautiful inner city and eastern suburbs. Both campuses are within easy reach of famous beaches and landmarks, as well as the buzzing city centre. Whether you want to explore vibrant Sydney or stay close to campus, there’s always something exciting happening.
*A.T. Kearney Global Cities Index 2014Student life in Sydney