is one of the world’s leading research and teaching universities. Established in 1949, we are home to more than 52,000 students from over 130 countries and an alumni community of 250,000 that spans the world.
No longer young in years we remain young in spirit, committed to pioneering research and preparing the next generation of talented global citizens for career success.
Our students are the number one choice among Australia’s top employers and we are ranked 22nd in the world for employer reputation. Our 4,300 researchers lead the world in solar power, HIV treatment and quantum computing and they are internally renowned in many other fields.
Our main campus is located on a 38-hectare site at Kensington, seven kilometres from the centre of Sydney, voted 4th best student city in the world. Other campuses are UNSW Art & Design (Paddington) and UNSW Canberra at ADFA (Australian Defence Force Academy).
UNSW Australia is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight (Australia) and the PLuS Alliance, and a member of Universitas 21, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities, and the Global Alliance of Technological Universities where we were the only Australian university invited to join.