The University of New South Wales

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The University of New South Wales, founded in 1949, was formerly known as the New South Wales University of Technology. It is located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is a world-renowned comprehensive university. The main campus of the University of New South Wales covers an area of 38 hectares, close to the city's business district, railway station, airport and waterfront, and has a good location. The University of New South Wales has trained tens of thousands of students all over the world and dominates the government, business, and industry fields in Asia and Australia. The School of Engineering, Business, Law, and Agriculture of the University of New South Wales enjoys a high reputation in the world, especially the School of Engineering, which can be regarded as an international level.


The main UNSW campus, where most faculties are situated, is located on a 38-hectare (94-acre) site in Kensington, Sydney. UNSW Art & Design is located in the inner suburb of Paddington.

The main UNSW campus in Kensington is divided geographically into two areas: upper campus and lower campus, which were vested to the university in three separate lots.These two are separated mainly by an elevation rise between the quadrangle and the Scientia building. Roughly 15 minutes are needed to walk from one end to the other.

UNSW Canberra at ADFA (formerly known as UNSW at ADFA), abbreviated to UNSW Canberra, is situated in Canberra. Its students are from the military academy known as ADFA, who are in training for the Australian Defence Force, and as such has an integrated defence focus, with particular strengths in defence-related, security and engineering research.

The university also has additional campuses and field stations in Randwick, Coogee, Botany, Dee Why, Cowan, Manly Vale, Fowlers Gap, Albury, Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, and Bankstown Airport.

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