As a member of the Group of Eight (Go8), UNSW Sydney is one of the most prestigious universities in Australia that provides world-class education to the most ambitious students from all over the globe.

Located in the beautiful coastal city of Sydney - the financial capital of the Southern Hemisphere - UNSW will help you unpack opportunities for your future and empower you with skills that will benefit your whole life.

Study at one of the best universities in Australia

Ranked 19th in the 2025 QS World University Rankings, UNSW offers high-quality education that focuses on hands-on learning.  

According to the latest 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject, six UNSW subjects are ranked in the top 20 globally, and 19 are in the top 50.

Ten subjects offered by UNSW have been ranked number one in Australia, Civil & Structural Engineering; Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering; Materials Sciences; Mathematics; Accounting & Finance; Business & Management Studies; Marketing; and equal first in Statistics & Operational Research and Performing Arts.

“UNSW really encourages students to connect with the industries that they're trying to move into. Not only are the tutors practicing in the fields that they work in, but also the assignments that you do encourage you to go and connect with the outside world.”
 — Pat Younis, UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture graduate

You will study courses that cater to industry needs. Learn from teachers who are leading changes in their fields and have extensive industry experience. You will also grow out of the classroom by playing a part in student clubs and taking advantage of career development opportunities.

Graduate as one of the most employable talents

For the fifth consecutive year, UNSW has been named Australian Financial Review’s Most Employable University at the 2024 Top100 Future Leader Awards. The 2021 QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey also shows that UNSW graduates are the top earners among graduates of the Go8.

The Australian Financial Review reported that UNSW is the top university in Australia that produces the most CEOs compared to any other education provider in the country. Our powerful industry partnership means our students can take advantage of exclusive work opportunities at some of their dream companies.

You will be prepared for your future success from the first day at UNSW. You can apply the knowledge into practice and gain real-world experience through our Work Integrated Learning (WIL), industry training or internships. By accessing our career support via UNSW Employability, you will learn tips and techniques that make you stand out in the job market.

“At UNSW, the courses were structured in a way that reflects a real-life application of what we were studying.”
Apurva Shortriya, UNSW Business student

UNSW is #1 in Australia for Employment Outcomes in the QS World University Rankings 2025 and it will be your key to unlocking career success anywhere in the world. We are well-recognised by employers. Our graduates shine as leaders in their areas all around the world, working with companies such as WSP, GE Energy, Rio Tinto, World Bank, Acciona, Netflix, Toyota, and Qantas. By choosing to study at UNSW, you will be backed by a powerful network of global alumni, joining them to positively impact the world.

Grow in a supportive and inclusive community

Get excited about your new life in Sydney! You will be learning at one of the best universities in Sydney and find your new home away from home at our beautiful Kensington main campus and Paddington campus. We have a long list of events and programs that are specially designed for international students await you to explore.

We know you may be feeling a bit of culture shock when you first come to Australia, but don’t worry - our friendly Cultural Mentors will help you settle in and navigate your new life in Sydney. If you want to enhance your English language skills and make new friends, join myEnglish Week to build confidence. You are in good hands when you choose to study with us.

“I came up to UNSW for Open Day, where I realised the university had a fantastic student life and also had a stunning location just down from the beach.”
Tom Houlden, UNSW Business student

The student experience at UNSW is one of a kind. With our innovative 3+ academic calendar, you are able to devote yourself more to things you really love. We have more than 300 student-run clubs and societies. Whether you want to further expand your professional skills, challenge yourself with new sports, or meet friends that have the same hobbies as you, you can find a place where you belong to.

Expand your life experience at a global top 20 university.

We offer undergraduate, postgraduate, research degrees and double degree options that cover a wide range of fields of interest. 

We support your ambition with a range of scholarships and awards, and they aren’t just based on your grades. 

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