University of New South Wales was established in 1949 by an Act of the Parliament of New South Wales in Sydney called the New South Wales University of Technology. In 1958 the University name was changed to the University of New South Wales.
The University of New South Wales is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities. At UNSW, they take pride in the broad range and high quality of their teaching programs. The University’s teaching gains strength and currency from its research activities, strong industry links and their international nature; UNSW has a strong regional and global engagement.
From 1951 the University has welcomed international students, and by 2000, with a student population of 31,000 about 6000 were international students, most from Asia. It offers the widest range of Faculties - its initial emphasis on science and technology now sharing excellence with disciplines as various as Arts, Fine Arts, the Built Environment, Commerce, Law, Life Sciences, Medicine, Management - a whole world of knowledge whose investigation and communication was its initial stimulus.
Campuses of the University of New South Wales -
The main UNSW campus is located on a 38-hectare site at Kensington, seven kilometers from the centre of Sydney. The university is also operates in different campuses namely, the Paddington Campus and the Canberra Campus.
Facilities at the University of New South Wales -
- Retail outlets
- Food courts
- Dental Services
- Medical Services
- Optometry Clinic
- Post Office
Faculties/Schools at the University of South Wales -
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Built Environment
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Medicine
- Faculty of Science
- The Australian School of Business
- The College of Fine Arts
- Faculty of Post-Graduate research