The University is ranked 49th in the 2016 QS World University Rankings and 78th in the 2016/7 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
UNSW is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight - a coalition of Australia's leading research intensive universities.
UNSW graduates are the most hired by Linkedin’s top 30 most in-demand employers in 2015
For 2015, UNSW researchers won the highest amount of funding in Australia from the Australian Research Council (ARC).
UNSW has invested $1.2b in student facilities.
UNSW has reinforced it is one of the fastest movers in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, jumping 27 places to 82 for 2015-16.
The 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia Report recognised UNSW in the Excellence in Research for Australia Report as "above or well above" world standard.
The Australian Graduate School of Management MBA program is recognised as one of the
finest in the world by the Financial Times (UK) 2017 ranking of the top 100 global MBA programs.
UNSW is recognised as the Australian university with the strongest links to industry - in 2014 we received $10.5 million in Linkage Project grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC), the highest level of funding in the country.
UNSW has produced more technology entrepreneurs in the past 15 years than any other Australian university - research by CrunchBase (2013).
Research by Leading Company 2012 found that more of
Australia's top CEOs who lead ASX100 companies studied at UNSW than any other university.
UNSW boasts the largest number of millionaire alumni than any other university in Australia according to research by Spear's WealthInsight (2016).