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Global top 20 university

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#1 in career outcomes*

Start your journey to undergraduate study

Don't rise to the top. Start there, with all the right tools. 

Everything you need on your journey to uni

Entry requirements: Learn more about accepted qualifications, adjustment factors you may be eligible for, entry ranks and more.

Guide to UAC preferences: From offers to setting your preferences list, our guide has everything you need to know about UAC preferences.

Year 10-to-uni guide: A year-by-year guide to what you should to in Year 10, Year 11 and Year 12 to put you in the best position to start uni.

Year 11 guide: Everything you need to know to ahead of your final year of high school. 

Events and programs: Join us in person or online - we have a range of events and programs for you to experience life at UNSW Sydney.

Find the right pathway for you

There are a number of ways you can gain entry into UNSW and study your dream degree:

Portfolio Entry Early Conditional Offer Scheme: Demonstrate your passion and talent alongside your ATAR by submitting a portfolio. Successful applicants will receive an early conditional offer with an adjusted ATAR entry requirement for a specific degree.

Gateway Admission Pathway: Gain early entry to UNSW or a significantly lower ATAR entry requirement for a range of degrees. To be eligible, you must attend a Gateway school or live in a low-socioeconomic area based on IRSAD and IEO indexes of SEIFA criteria.

Critical Thinking Entry Scheme: Demonstrate your potential by showcasing your critical thinking skills. Depending on your preferred degree, you will be asked to complete either a critical reflection task or a critical thinking test. Successful applicants will receive an early conditional offer with an adjusted ATAR entry requirement for a specific degree.

Discover more admission pathways to UNSW:

Find the right path

What you need to know about studying at UNSW

Double degrees: Double your impact - learn more about our double degree study options. Spoiler - double degrees don't mean double the work!

About UNSW 3+: Everything you need to know about our trimester system, from our term dates to our tips on how to build your timetable.

360° campus tour: Experience our campus, virtually. Take a 360° tour of our beautiful campus and get to know the buildings, study spaces and cafes that will become your second home. 

FAQs: From how to get here to application fees, find answers to our most frequently asked questions.

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*Most employable students for five years in a row - AFR Top 100 Future Leaders Awards, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024.
Ranked 19th university globally in QS World University Rankings, 2024.
Australia's best university for career outcomes in AFR Best Universities Ranking, 2023.