University of New south wales
The University of New South Wales is one of Australia’s foremost research-intensive universities, renowned for the quality of its graduates and its commitment to new and creative approaches to education and research. Established in 1949, UNSW is a founding member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of the prestigious international network Universitas 21. With more than 52,000 students currently studying at UNSW including over 11,000 international students, from 120 countries, it is one of Australia’s most cosmopolitan universities. UNSW offers 900 academic programs across 9 faculties, including Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, Bachelor degrees, Master degrees and Doctoral degrees. The University has a strong regional and global focus, with a proud history of engagement with the Asia Pacific region. Its 200,000 alumni, many scattered throughout the world in influential positions, are a testament to the institution’s excellence in teaching and research. From 1951 the University had welcomed international students, and by 2000, total of a student population of 31,000, about 6000 were international students, most from Asia. Annual graduation ceremonies are held in Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. Studying at UNSW offers you an excellent education in your chosen field and a degree that is recognised and valued worldwide with better prospects for a successful and fulfilling career. You will get valuable skills in thinking, analysis, research and writing – essential for every professional line of work. It is an opportunity to meet and make friends with other students from over 130 countries, access to world-class facilities such as libraries, science labs, and to get a taste of Australian culture, and enjoy great weather and beautiful beaches!
UNSW offers an extensive range of scholarships. Scholarships can be Faculty or School based, industry linked, for rural students, for Indigenous Australians, for international students, to acknowledge high achieving students, for accommodation or based on equity provisions - there will be a scholarship to suit you and your needs. The Faculty of Engineering offers multiple scholarships, most of them in excess of $8,000 per annum for the full length of the degree. The Australian School of Business also offers a number of scholarships with 6 undergraduate scholarships valued at an average of $5,000 and 5 new postgraduate scholarships valued at an average of $7,500. UNSW also offers significant indigenous student scholarships.
UNSW is located in the eastern suburbs of Sydney – within easy reach of Sydney’s central business district, beaches and cultural centers – UNSW is a destination of choice for the best and brightest students around the world. The main UNSW campus is located on a 38 hectare site at Kensington, seven kilometers from the centre of Sydney. Other campuses are the College of Fine Arts in Paddington, the heart of Sydney’s artistic community, UNSW@ADFA, the University College at the Australian Defence Force Academy, in the national capital Canberra, and sub-campuses at Randwick and Coogee in Sydney.
Arts and Social Sciences; Built Environment; Engineering; Law; Medicine; Science; the Australian School of Business; and the College of Fine Arts, the Australian Defence Force Academy – which offer an extensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs.
Australian Ranking - 5
QS : 45
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