UNSW in Sydney, Australia, was established in 1949 with a unique focus on the scientific, technological, and professional disciplines. UNSW is a leading Australian university committed to making a difference through pioneering research and preparing the next generation of talented global citizens for career success.
UNSW has a proud tradition of sustained innovation, focusing on areas critical to our future – from climate change and renewable energies to lifesaving medical treatments and breakthrough technologies. In the social sciences, UNSW research informs policy and expert commentary in key issues facing society ranging from human rights to public health and population aging. Our sustained excellence in fields such as biomedical science, climate science, and quantum computing has pushed UNSW into the top three Australian universities for high quality science publications as measured by the 2015 Nature Publishing Index. Our graduates were the most hired by Linkedin’s top 30 most in-demand employers in 2015.
UNSW ranks 45th in the 2017 QS World University Rankings and 78th in the 2016/7 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. As Australia’s most comprehensive research-intensive university, UNSW was one of only two in the world to be ranked in 50 subject areas in the Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017.
UNSW offers an extensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs. We attract talented students from across Australia and around the world. Our 50,000-plus students come from 128 countries, making us one of Australia’s most cosmopolitan universities. Our emphasis on quality continues to push up record demand from students and researchers from around the world.