University of New South Wales, Sydney

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The University of New South Wales (UNSW; branded as UNSW Sydney since 2017) is an Australian public research university located in the Sydney suburb of Kensington. In 2012, UNSW recorded the highest median ATAR of any university in NSW and attracted the highest number of top 500 students from the state. Established in 1949, it is ranked 4th in Australia, 43rd in the world according to the 2020 QS World University Rankings.
The university comprises nine faculties, through which it offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. The main campus is located on a 38-hectare (94-acre) site in the Sydney suburb of Kensington, 7 km (about 4.3 miles) from the Sydney central business district. The creative arts faculty, UNSW Art & Design, is located in Paddington, UNSW Canberra is located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra and sub-campuses are located in the Sydney CBD, the suburbs of Randwick and Coogee. Research stations are located throughout the state of New South Wales.
UNSW is one of the founding members of the Group of Eight, a coalition of Australian research-intensive universities, and of Universitas 21, a global network of research universities. It has international exchange and research partnerships with over 200 universities around the world.
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  • Even though I studied in the older Sydney Uni, I spent as much time here as in my own uni because I stayed in Randwick with friends who studied here. Courtesy of those friends I managed to use some...  more »
  • As mentioned, the UNSW has a very big Campus in Sydney which offering diversified faculties for student to choose. It has lots of function areas including dormitory.  more »

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