Our aim is to expand our expertise and reach internationally to have a tangible and lasting impact across sectors and the community.
Explore our impact in the examples of current and recent initiatives
TEDI-London hosted their first in person summer school since the pandemic started. 20 UNSW students from six faculties and UNSW’s Prof Stephen Loo flew to the UK to participate in the TEDI-London Summer School 2022 - a cross-cultural and multidisciplinary learning experience to explore the potential of urban farming to foster resilient cities.
Women are still in the minority amongst CEOs, professors and political leaders – to address this the PLuS Alliance between ASU, King’s College London, and UNSW Sydney started the Transforming Women’s Leadership Pathways (TWLP) initiative, including a Knowledge Hub of resources on Leadership Training, research opportunities and more.
“There’s a lot going on at Sydney in terms of quantum. There’s four universities, small tech startups and big industry players… so it’s really fun, because it feels like you’re part of a bigger team all working towards a big goal” Wyatt Vine on completing his PhD at UNSW as a Sydney Quantum Academy Scholarship Recipient. Watch Wyatt’s story here.
“For resilience to be real, it needs to be owned. For resilience to work, people need to be at the centre” - UNSW’s Professor David Sanderson stated at the Climate & Cities virtual conference (2021) hosted by Climate Alliances Asian regional committee. Watch Prof Sandison’s presentation and more here
50% of strategic alliances fail in the first 5 years yet they can add enormous benefits and value to organisations. Drawing on firsthand experience setting up strategic institutional alliances globally and locally, Vinita Chanan – Director, UNSW Alliances notes 7 criterion that contribute to the success of a new alliances, read more here
UNSW jumped 41 places in 2022 The THE Impact Rankings, which measure an institution's research, outreach and stewardship against UN Sustainable Development Goals. UNSW’s strategic focus on working in partnership and alliances locally and globally has played a key role in the highest UNSW score in SDG 17 Partnerships for the Goals. Read more here.