It is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities. At UNSW, they take pride in the broad range and high quality of the teaching programs. Their teaching gains strength and currency from our research activities, strong industry links and their international nature; UNSW has strong regional and global engagement.
In developing new ideas and promoting lasting knowledge they are creating an academic environment where outstanding students and scholars from around the world can be inspired to excel in their programs of study and research. Partnerships with both local and global communities allow UNSW to share knowledge, debate and research outcomes. UNSW’s public events include concert performances, open days and public forums on issues such as the environment, healthcare and global politics. UNSW ranks 45th in the 2019 QS World University Rankings, 96th in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 102 in the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
UNSW is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight - a coalition of Australia's leading research intensive universities. UNSW ranked 37th in the world for academic reputation in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.
UNSW was awarded the maximum QS Five Star Plus rating in 2019 for teaching, research, employability, facilities, internationalisation, inclusiveness, specialist subject and innovation.
UNSW has educated five of the top 25 young rich listers in Australia – BRW Young Rich List 2017.