About us

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We are a world-class school for educating future accounting, auditing and taxation professionals. We also excel in teaching financial literacy to future business leaders in other areas.

You will be studying with the smartest and brightest. We are one of the top 20 institutions in the QS World University subject rankings.

Our highly acclaimed academics are though leaders, driving high-quality research in:

  • audit and assurance
  • behavioural accounting insights
  • fraud examination
  • multinational tax avoidance
  • tax policy and reform.

Our impressive alumni network includes start-up founders, well-known Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers, senior partners in professional services, as well as Rhodes and Fulbright scholars.

We are committed to contributing to sustainable business and a just society. Our UNSW Tax Clinic leads the way, with integrated learning opportunities to support the financially vulnerable. We also deliver cutting edge sustainability courses on integrated thinking, sustainability and climate change accounting.

Are you a student, researcher, collaborator, alum or industry partner? Take a look around.  We warmly welcome the opportunity to become part of your academic, career, or business journey.

Professor Paul Andon
Head of School, Accounting, Auditing and Taxation

Industry associations & accreditations

Our School actively is accredited by a range of national and internationally recognised bodies to maximise your career options and align with industry standards.

Employment opportunities

Teaching staff with university experience are encouraged to apply for roles at UNSW School of Accounting, Auditing & Taxation. Current students are also considered.