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The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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UNSW Sydney (The University of New South Wales) is one of the world’s leading research and teaching universities. Established in 1949, we are home to more than 52,000 students from over 130 countries and an alumni community of 250,000 that spans the world.

No longer young in years we remain young in spirit, committed to pioneering research and preparing the next generation of talented global citizens for career success.

Our students are the number one choice among Australia’s top employers and we are ranked 22nd in the world for . Our 4,300 researchers lead the world in solar power, HIV treatment and quantum computing and they are internally renowned in .

is located on a 38-hectare site at Kensington, seven kilometres from the centre of Sydney, voted 4th best student city in the world. are UNSW Art & Design (Paddington) and UNSW Canberra at ADFA (Australian Defence Force Academy).

UNSW Australia is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight (Australia) and the PLuS Alliance, and a member of Universitas 21, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities, and the Global Alliance of Technological Universities where we were the only Australian university invited to join.

This institute is rated 5+ Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
=46
2016
=49
2017
45
2018
  • 78.9
    Overall Score
  • 96.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 79.8
    Citations per Faculty
  • 98.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 97.8
    International Students
16
2016
5
2017
  • 73.4
    Overall Score
  • 60.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 87.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 87.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 82.7
    H-index Citations
36
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 74.7
    Overall Score
  • 90
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 94.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 68
    Partnerships with Employers
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,924
International
1,612

Number of students

39,784
Postgraduate 28%
Undergraduate 72%

Number of international students

14,292
Postgraduate 51%
Undergraduate 49%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

58 Undergraduate Courses

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9 Postgraduate Courses

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English Language Proficiency Requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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