A powerhouse of innovation and impact.
At UNSW Science, our mission is to provide students with innovative academic programs that positively impact society. Our eight schools are home to award-winning educators who are passionate about equipping you with the skills and knowledge required to innovate and expand your knowledge of the world.
Our focus is on delivering the optimal balance of theory and practical work to provide you with a well-rounded exposure to science, and as a fast-track to your career. With STEM-related jobs growing almost twice as fast as those from other occupations, there are more than enough career opportunities awaiting you. In addition, the proportion of women in both STEM and senior academic positions at UNSW Science are increasing annually. Each year, more than 1600 students graduate and find employment in diverse fields including aviation, marine biology, information technology, biotechnology, cybersecurity, health, finance and more.
The Faculty of Science at UNSW is renowned for discovery-driven and problem-oriented research. Through collaboration with global research institutes, UNSW scientists aim to develop solutions to our most pressing challenges — from the 21st-century space race to blood-borne cancer detection.
Contact information for the Dean, Deputy and Associate Deans who make up the UNSW Science leadership team, as well as details on staff working in relevant departments.
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Our eight schools are home to world-leading academics and globally recognised research centres and institutes such as the Centre for Quantum Computation & Communication Technology and the newly established UNSW RNA Institute. They continue to gain wide recognition for outstanding education and research outcomes.
Through the UNSW Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) group, we reduce barriers which impede equity, diversity and inclusion via initiatives that benefit both staff and students.
The Science Sustainability Working Group (SSWG) organise projects on campus in accordance with the aims of the UNSW Environmental Sustainability Plan and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The SSWG frame their goals within three target areas: 1) Campus and Climate, 2) Education and 3) Research.
The UNSW Science Advisory Council, made up of leaders from government, public service and industry, lend their energy, expertise and influence to pursue our vision to be a world-leading faculty.
When you join UNSW Science, you become part of one of the best-ranked faculties across the globe. Our eight schools, 300 academic staff and more than 250 research fellows support an inclusive and diverse environment of domestic and international students. UNSW Science has its research in chemistry and the physical sciences recognised as #1 in Australia by Nature Index 2021, its psychology and atmospheric sciences #1 from the Shanghai Rankings 2021, and materials science #1 from the QS World Rankings.
UNSW is connected to more than 200 partner universities in 39 countries and was the only Australian university selected to join the Global Alliance of Technological Universities (GlobalTech). According to the Top 100 Graduate Employers and Future Leaders Awards, Australia’s top employers prefer graduates from UNSW over any other university.
Details on how to contact us for student enquiries, industry partnerships and media requests, or to visit our office on-campus in Kensington.