Join our Arts, Design & Architecture community

Explore your passions and gain the confidence to go after the life you want. Pursue careers in arts, built environment, design, education, art & design, humanities, linguistics, media, music or social sciences.

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Challenge the way you think about people, place and cultures at UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture (ADA). With us, you’ll find an open, supportive and inclusive community where you can build lifelong friendships and grow your professional network. 

We balance career success with academic excellence from day one, which is why our graduates are known for their employability. In 2021, UNSW was the winner of the Australian Financial Review’s Most Employable Graduates Award. 

You'll be learning in state-of-the-art facilities, undertaking work experience and benefitting from our connections to thousands of industry partners. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to go after and succeed in the career you want. 

Study what you love

Excel in your career and follow your passion in a specialised area of study. When you study with us, you gain theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills. This means we take you out of the books and into the world so you get to apply your learning to a real-life context.

Kick start your future

At UNSW, we’ll support you to take on new challenges and pursue your goals with passion and confidence so you can make a positive impact on the world. Are you ready to kick start your future? 

International students

We are lucky to attract students from all over the world. This is thanks to our strong international rankings, globalised curriculum and career-focused education. Join our open, supportive and inclusive community to reach your full potential.   


We provide a variety of scholarships, prizes and awards to support you on your path to success at university. We offer scholarships for domestic and international students, including high school leavers, future students and current UNSW students. There are faculty and university-wide scholarships and awards available across our range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs.