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The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)

High St Kensington, Sydney View map
Australia
#43
Public
Very High
43,275
Yes
3,035
17,404

Overview

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 59,000 students from over 130 countries and an alumni community of 300,000 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 24th in the world for employer reputation. Our 4,300 researchers lead the world in solar power, HIV treatment and quantum computing and they are internationally 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 9th best student city in the world. Other campuses are UNSW Art & Design (Paddington) and UNSW Canberra at ADFA (Australian Defence Force Academy).

UNSW Sydney is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight (Australia) and the PLuS Alliance, and is 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.

University Highlights

Total students - 43,275

30%
70%

International students - 17,404

49%
51%

Total faculty staff - 3,035

1655
1380

Total students - 43,275

30%
70%

International students - 17,404

49%
51%

Total faculty staff - 3,035

1380
1655

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
2019
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