Based in Sydney and established in 1949, UNSW has more than 50,000 students from over 120 countries.
UNSW aspires to provide students with an outstanding educational experience, which both reflects its strong traditions of excellence, innovation and social justice, and builds upon its strengths in scientific, technological and professional disciplines.
In developing new ideas and promoting lasting knowledge UNSW seeks to create an academic environment where outstanding students and scholars from around the world can be inspired to excel in their programs of study and research.
UNSW is rated 5 Stars+ for excellence by QS World University rankings, and was ranked 48th in the world in the 2014-2015 ratings.
Partnerships with both local and global communities allow UNSW to share knowledge, debate and research outcomes. UNSW is a member of the distinguished Group of Eight (Go8) universities in Australia, and is a member of prestigious university consortia such as Universitas21, of the Global Alliance of Technological Universities, and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.