UNSW welcomes Nigerian students

Why Choose UNSW

UNSW has been welcoming Nigerian students for a number of years and is a popular destination for engineering and public health programs in Sydney, Australia. Proud to have one of the largest cohorts of Nigerian students in Australia; UNSW is dedicated to providing a top quality international education experience to West African students. One of the first Australian universities to appoint an in-country representative in Nigeria; UNSW continually strives to enhance the student experience and provide more graduate opportunities for Nigerian students.

What students say

“I love studying in such a beautiful place. The people of Sydney are beautiful and friendly and UNSW is extremely multicultural and diverse. The campus is modern and offers a range of study spaces and resources for students"

Rosemary, Engineering


UNSW offers a range of scholarships for international students. For a complete list of Scholarships available, head to UNSW Scholarships.


Upcoming events

We participate and hold events around the world throughout the year. Find out when UNSW will be appearing at an event near you and get face-to-face answers to your questions and apply for study on the spot.


Contact Us

Find a UNSW Agent or contact our in-country representative with any UNSW queries

Ms Abimbola Rotimi
Student Recruitment Manager, Africa
T: +234 806 292 6244

Our campus

Nigerian Student Association

Get involved with the Nigerian student’s association on campus. There are over 300 student clubs and societies to select from covering an immense range of hobbies, and cultural and social activities. You can also join Arc, the student association run by students for students.

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Make an impact

See Nigerian UNSW students making impact. Dr Whenayon Simeon Ajisegiri from the UNSW Alliance Against Ebola explains how Nigeria brought Ebola under control.

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Sport and recreation

From our well-equipped Fitness and Aquatic Centre, to joining a sports team, hiring a court, using football fields and rowing, there are plenty of reasons to be active.

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The Tyree Energy Technologies Building

A six star green building home to world-record breaking photovoltaic (solar power) technologies, the Australian Energy Research Institute, and the world’s fastest solar powered car.

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Michael Crouch Innovation Centre

A first for any Australian university, the Michael Crouch Innovation Centre is UNSW's new hub for innovation. Students are nurtured and given the opportunity to make strong two-way connections with business.

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The Lowy Cancer Research Centre

Home to 400 scientists from UNSW’s Faculty of Medicine and the Children’s Cancer Institute Australia (CCIA) who collaborate to take cancer research to a new level. Also part of a new world-class Biomedical Precinct.

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