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The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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UNSW Sydney (The University of New South Wales) 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.

This institute is rated 5+ Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
52
2014
48
2015
=46
2016
=49
2017
  • 81.80
    Overall Score
  • 96.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 99.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 92.7
    International Students
  • 80
    Citations per Faculty
  • 77
    Arts and Humanities
  • 85.3
    Engineering and Technology
  • 79.8
    Life Sciences and Medicine
  • 80.2
    Natural Science
  • 84.1
    Social Sciences and Management
16
2016
5
2017
  • 73.40
    Overall Score
  • 60.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 87.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 87.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 82.7
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,800
International
1,585

Number of students

38,536
Postgraduate 27%
Undergraduate 73%

Number of international students

12,379
Postgraduate 49%
Undergraduate 51%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

62 Undergraduate Courses

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11 Postgraduate Courses

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