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University of New South Wales

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Quick facts:

  • Ranks 52nd in the world (QS Rankings)
  • Great Business School: EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA accredited
  • At the cutting edge of science and engineering

Study Experience is proud to introduce the University of New South Wales: an outstanding institution renowned for its research departments, its business school, and its engineering, sciences, and humanities departments.

UNSW Business School - Campus Tour

5th year BCom/BSc student, Vanessa Cheng, leads a tour around UNSW Australia's Kensington campus. From the state of the art learning facilities of the Business School to the many cafes, bars and resta...

Study in Sydney

The University of New South Wales (or UNSW) is an Australian public institution located in the city of Sydney. In 2016, it ranked 49th in the world according to the QS World University rankings, which also gave the school five stars in all eight performance indicators. As a member of the Group of Eight, UNSW is a prestigious university, considered as one of the best in the world. Its business school is also EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA accredited. Tuition fees amount to about AUD$27,000 per year, slightly above the national average but still interesting considering the excellence of its program.


Study programs at the University of New South Wales

University of New South Wales offers over 900 programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate level:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Architecture
  • Commerce
  • Art & Design
  • Engineering
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Sciences


However, one of its greatest specialties is research. As a matter of fact, the university’s motto, Scientia Manu et Mente (Knowledge by hand and mind), is at the heart of its philosophy which aims to achieve the perfect balance between theory and practice. In 2016, according to the Times Higher Education Guide UNSW ranked in the world’s top 100 for the following subjects: Engineering and Technology (68th), Life Sciences (72nd), Social sciences (86th), Clinical, pre-clinical and health (95th) and Physical Sciences (96th). UNSW is also one of the three Australian members of the Universitas 21, a consortium gathering 21 outstanding universities from 15 different countries.

Student life in Sydney, Australia

Located in Sydney, Australia’s largest city, the main campus of UNSW is close to the city’s business district. The 94-acres Kensington campus is located in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, just a few minutes away from the famous Coogee Beach and Bondi Beach.

At UNSW, there are hundreds of sports, cultural, political and religious student societies. The campus also boasts a bar, a shuttle service, a health center, book shops, stores, banks, a post office, many grocery shops, a gym, an Olympic pool, and a cultural café with a trendy arts scene.

Accommodation options are varied: on-campus with full board or private apartments in the neighboring suburbs. The Kensington campus counts a total of eight student residence halls, as well as fully furnished apartments grouped in gated buildings.



Students wishing to join UNSW must apply at least six months in advance and must have obtained a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 for an undergraduate program or 6.5 for a postgraduate program. In addition to this, students must provide their baccalaureate transcript, along with a personal statement and letters of recommendation. Study Experience is a specialist in supporting and helping international students through the university application process. Do not hesitate to reach out to us: we will help you prepare the best possible application.


University of New South Wales is the perfect institution for those wishing to pursue prestigious studies combining theory and practice. Moreover, living a student life in Sydney is an unforgettable experience that will also add a great line on any CV. For more information and to apply, get in touch with a member of the Study Experience team.

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