Education

Changing the world starts here.

UNSW students walking on campus

What makes a UNSW education different? 

It is our privilege to shape the next generation of global thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and trailblazers.

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Unique learning experiences

Enabling students to realise their ambitions through exchange opportunities, scholarships and Gateway programs

Teaching excellence

At the heart of our teaching and research is our commitment to academic excellence. We are a top 50 global educator. Our pioneering researchers include Nobel laureates, NSW Premier's Prize recipients, and the NSW Australian of the year.

Cutting-edge environments

Our teaching environments are flexible, accessible and personalised. From labs and creative maker spaces to collaborative hubs and inspired digital learning. Discover our environments for yourself.  

“Education can fundamentally change and improve people’s lives. The journey of learning and discovery and the time spent at university can be absolutely transformational for individuals, and that's what students hope for in a university experience. We have very intentionally elevated educational excellence and the student experience as some of the key priorities driving our work.” 

Mr David Gonski AC, UNSW Chancellor

  • Top 50
    Worldwide

    QS World University Rankings, 2022.

  • Leading
    Innovation

    #1 Australian uni attended by start-up founders.

  • 27th Worldwide
    Employer Reputation

    QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2020.

Our faculties 

UNSW has six faculties, Arts, Design & Architecture, Business, Engineering, Law & Justice, Medicine & Health, Science. Through innovative teaching and ground-breaking research our faculties contribute to the advancement of knowledge across disciplines as we help to create a just society.