Established in 1949 with a unique focus on the scientific, technological and professional disciplines, UNSW has a proud tradition of sustained innovation, focusing on areas critical to our future – from climate change and renewable energies to life-saving medical treatments and breakthrough technologies.
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Strong and effective governance and management have set clear strategic goals for the University, underpinning our success and positioning us into the future.
We continue to build on our reputation for world-class research in areas critical to the future, using our close links with industry and other institutions to ensure our work has practical application and impact.
Innovative research and teaching combined with strong international and industry links give our graduates a competitive edge.
UNSW makes an impact on contemporary issues by being a partner of choice for industry and government, providing research expertise and policy advice, and fostering relationships with alumni, donors and community organisations.
By continually improving our leadership and operational capabilities and maximising the availability of resources where they are needed most, we are able to ensure the best possible environment for learning, teaching and research.
UNSW is Australia's leading research-intensive university focused on science, technology and the professions. We are committed to preparing the next generation of talented global citizens.
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$10.5m in ARC Linkage Project grants, the highest level of funding nationally
ARC funding for 168 new projects, the highest in the Go8
Attracted the highest percentage of the first preferences from the state's top school leavers
Investment in campus infrastructure across 123 projects
First university in Australia to apply a minimum Admission Rank of 80
Scored highly in the International Student Barometer survey, which measures satisfaction
2014 QS world university ranking
Highest median ATAR in NSW
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19,9051 Commencing Students
13,633 International Students
6,117 Total staff * 5,603 Full-time equivalent
1 Student data updated (01.06.2015)
132 UNSW and external centres and institutes
18 On-campus colleges and affiliated student accommodation
380 Academic visitors
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