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The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)

2052 High St Kensington, Sydney View map
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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.

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Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Art & Design

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Canberra at ADFA

University Highlights

Total students - 39,784


International students - 14,292


Total faculty staff - 2,924


Total students - 39,784


International students - 14,292


Total faculty staff - 2,924


Postgraduate Program

28,000 - 30,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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