We are proud of our reputation for high-impact innovation. Our students, academics and alumni are driven by the idea that their work will have a positive impact on the world.
We have a long-held tradition of sustained innovation, focusing on areas critical to our future – from tackling the effects of climate change, forging new systems to support society’s most vulnerable, to developing lifesaving medical treatments and breakthrough technologies. In each of their endeavours, our scholars, researchers and entrepreneurs are committed to expanding, sharing and applying knowledge that will ignite positive change.
Our community has changed the world many times over. Our achievements across a breadth of disciplines are evident in UNSW’s history of discovery and innovation.
Solutions are needed, and fast. UNSW is a leader in rapid research translation and commercialisation, with strategic industry partnerships and knowledge-exchange programs ensuring innovative products will have real benefit for the community.
Have a good idea? We help our entrepreneurs take their good ideas further with the UNSW Founders Program, supporting students, staff and alumni to hone their entrepreneurial skills – not just in business, but in how business can transform lives.
UNSW has, and always will be, a servant to society. All that we do is underscored by a goal to improve the quality of life for people in Australia and around the world through thought leadership, community partnership and sustainable development.
UNSW excels at education and research, integrating knowledge across diverse areas of study—a robust network of centres and institutes is at the heart of that work. Discover more.