When it comes to the best universities in Australia, the University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney are the first ones that everyone thinks of. In fact, these two schools are not the only ones that are popular. Six other schools of Group of Eight, including the University of New South Wales and the University of Queensland, are also recognized by international students. In this article, let’s first discuss why the University of New South Wales is also so popular!
The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) is a large-scale public comprehensive university founded in 1949. It is a world-renowned research university. It is known as the “War College” because of the establishment of the Australian Defense Force Academy. The university is good at engineering and business.
Then, why is the UNSW Sydney so popular among students? Here are 3 main reasons:
First of all, the University of New South Wales is a member of the Group of Eight in Australia, and is also a member of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), the Global Alliance of Technological Universities (Global Tech), and Universitas 21. In the 2020QS World University Rankings, the University of New South Wales is ranked 16th among world-class universities such as the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Auckland, and McMaster University based on the comprehensive consideration of comprehensive research, teaching, innovation, employment rate, internationalization and other elements. It is also one of the 5 star + universities in the world.
Secondly, the University of New South Wales is known for its high-quality teaching and excellent research. It has been selected as one of the “Ten Best Universities in the Asia-Pacific Region” by Asia Weekly. The University of New South Wales ranks 44th in the 2021QS World University Rankings, 64th in the 2020 U.S. News World University Rankings, 71st in the 2020THE World University Rankings, and 94th in the Academic World University Rankings in 2019; 2020QS Graduates’ Employment Competitiveness in the World Ranked 27th. The Business School of the University of New South Wales is one of the best business schools in Australia and has strong competitiveness in the world rankings. In the 2020QS World University Professional Rankings, UNSW Business School’s accounting and finance degree ranks 15th in the world, business administration degree ranks 26th in the world, and economics ranks 31st in the world.
In addition, the University of New South Wales has cultivated many people with significant influence. Alumni include: Australia’s current 30th Prime Minister Scott Morrison; 24th Prime Minister Paul Keating; China’s former richest man Shi Zhengrong; Australia’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs Bob Carr; second-generation artificial intelligence researcher Raj Reddy, etc.
Finally, the University of New South Wales is strategically located. The main campus is located in Kensington, the metropolitan area of Sydney, about 5 kilometers from the center of Sydney. It is close to the city’s business district, railway station, airport and waterfront. Some famous parks and beaches only take a few minutes. The modern and attractive campus provides students with a safe and comfortable learning environment.
With a good reputation, first-class teaching level, advanced equipment, etc., it is not surprising that UNSW Sydney is so popular among students.