UNSW's outreach initiative ASPIRE has secured funding to roll out new programs to bring more country kids to university.

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All UNSW's top news stories, from quantum computing dollars to a warm welcome for new Deans and dignitaries.


UNSW psychology graduate and former ASPIRE ambassador Ayesha Nazir is heading to Pakistan to fulfil her passion to help disadvantaged children, particularly girls, gain access to education.


UNSW will play a starring role at the Australian premiere of unINDIAN, a major feature film directed by alumnus Anupam Sharma and starring former cricketer Brett Lee.

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It has turned out football stars and foreign ministers, yet Matraville Sports High School has struggled to attract students. Now, with help from UNSW, it is reclaiming its place in the community.

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Hip hop artist, jazz drummer and UNSW's first Indigenous music graduate Rhyan Clapham is using his rap music to combat racism and strengthen ties in Aboriginal communities.

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A UNSW program that introduces disadvantaged school students to university is competing to win half a million dollars in an initiative celebrating the transformative power of technology. They need your vote.

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As its government funding draws to a close, a UNSW program that has helped thousands of disadvantaged students consider higher education has been celebrated for transforming lives.

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Dream, believe, create, succeed – rap artist, documentary maker and COFA alumnus Macario De Souza’s advice to UNSW’s latest group of ASPIRE students.


High school students from regional NSW are one step closer to their dream careers thanks to a residential program run by UNSW’s ASPIRE program.