Education is a great elevator, says entrepreneur and novelist John M Green, who has given half a million dollars to a new scholarship scheme to help disadvantaged students study Law at UNSW.
UNSW's record enrolment of Indigenous medical students has been further boosted with five new Indigenous scholarships funded by the Balnaves Foundation.
Residential scholarships supported by the annual Shalom Gamarada exhibition, which opened this week, are assisting more than 20 Indigenous medical students to realise their dream of becoming doctors.
Wondering which degree is right for you? Looking for career advice? Interested in a scholarship or overseas study? Get all the answers at UNSW Open Day this Saturday.
The work of some of Australia's most acclaimed Indigenous artists is on show at Shalom College this week to fund scholarships for UNSW Indigenous medical students.
UNSW will provide $300,000 worth of post-graduate scholarships to develop skills vital to rebuilding China's earthquake-devastated Sichuan province.
UNSW students have made a clean sweep of high achievers' scholarships at a prestigious research centre.
UNSW has won twenty grants in the latest round of funding from the NHMRC, including a grant of over $1.5 million to a team led by Professor Robyn Ward.