UNSW Chancellor David Gonski's "extraordinary leadership" in philanthropy has been recognised with a major award from the Business/Higher Education Round Table.
Cate Blanchett's Sydney Theatre Company is installing Australia's largest-capacity solar power system using technology developed by UNSW.
David Gonski - one of Australia's most prominent business leaders and philanthropists - has been reappointed as the Chancellor of UNSW.
UNSW staff and students will shape Australia's future when they take part in the Australia 2020 summit.
Prominent businessman and philanthropist Mr Frank Lowy and family have agreed to donate $10 million towards the cost of a major new research facility on the UNSW campus.
UNSW has had a strong showing in the Queen's Birthday Honours, with the Chancellor, David Gonski and four professors being named.