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Thinking about Postgrad study? Come along to our postgrad information sessions to learn about all the PG programs we have offer at UNSW. 5-8 May, register today: http://bit.ly/csmmI1
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Three of our students have been selected to represent Australia at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games. This will be Ski Cross racer Scott Kneller's second Olympic Games. We wish them the best of luck! Read more here:
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Fabulous!  This is so cool!
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Congratulations to Professor Stuart Wenham and team who have won one of the world’s top research prizes for the discovery of a breakthrough technology to produce high efficiency, low cost silicon photovoltaic cells
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Do you think of Engineering as being a "boy's industry"? Think again.
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No, I do not think engineering is a "boy's industry". I teach at the Departament for Foreign Languages and Communication within the (oldest) Technical University of Civil Engineering in Bucharest, Romania and I know for a fact from my daily experience at work, as well as our cooperation with the Politehnica University of Bucharest that boys and girls are on an equal footing in this field. What qualifies anyone willing to enter it is intelligence, discipline, readiness to work hard, put in extra effort, get dirty every now an then, and generally just be a hands-on, down-to-earth sort of person. 
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Surviving the zombie apocalypse…you just can’t miss this event at the Museum of Human Disease. Activities include brain making, virtual autopsies, superbug making & more. When will you ever get the chance to do this again? Running at various times throughout January, take a look at the link below for ticket information.
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Got an idea for a business? UNSW has just announced the academic appointment of highly successful technology entrepreneur Dr Ori Allon to help nurture the start-up culture at UNSW. Allon will be playing a mentoring role at the university, encouraging students to explore and act on their start-up ideas. Read more here:
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Nominations for the ARC - UNSW Student Life Board Elections close today at 3pm. Why not get involved? Nomination forms can be downloaded here: http://bit.ly/1lUuwF8
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Happy Friday everyone! As we've got so many new students starting very soon, we thought we'd share some interesting facts about UNSW that our newbies may not have known. Check it out:
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What is something you wish you had known before uni? Third-year Industrial Design student Edric Verbeek-Martin has a few pointers for newbies:
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Don’t miss our annual Gandhi Oration, presented by Mr Thomas Keneally AO on 30 January 2014. See link below for ticket details.
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UNSW is one of Australia’s foremost research-intensive universities and in the top 50 worldwide, renowned for the quality of its graduates and its commitment to new and creative approaches to education and research. Established in 1949, the University’s mission is to make a significant contribution to the development of knowledge, to learning and teaching, to students and to society.

UNSW is one of Australia’s most cosmopolitan universities. Students come from diverse backgrounds, many being the first in their family to attend university. The international student population represents more than 120 countries.

With eight faculties in Sydney and a University College in Canberra, UNSW remains extremely focused on its defined strengths in scientific, technological and professional disciplines. UNSW offers more than 300 undergraduate and 600 postgraduate programs with progressive and relevant curricula. Students are encouraged to undertake part of their study overseas – with exchange opportunities at 221 universities in 32 countries.

UNSW is a founding member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of Australia’s leading research-intensive universities, and of the prestigious Universitas 21 international network.

UNSW Rankings

  • #1 for excellence in teaching and learning*
  • 5-star rating for research grants
  • 5-star rating for research intensivity
  • 5-star rating for graduate starting salaries
  • 5-star rating for employment prospects
  • 5-star rating for cultural diversity
  • 5-star rating for student-staff ratio
  • 5-star rating for staff qualifications
  • 5-star rating for teaching quality
  • 5-star rating for positive graduate outcomes
Source: Hobsons Good Universities Guide 2009
* (DEST 07/08 – Band A1)