UNSW and China’s prestigious Shanghai Jiao Tong University have increased the size of a joint investment fund designed to mobilise industry investment in research and tap into China’s rapidly rising demand for advanced technology.
UNSW has improved its overall ranking by five spots in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities, and is the top Australian university in Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences.
A breakthrough exchange agreement provides a major boost for UNSW students interested in studying in China as part of the Federal Government's New Colombo Plan.
UNSW has performed strongly in the 2012 Academic Ranking of World Universities, moving into the top 150.
NSW Premier Nathan Rees, former Prime Minister Bob Hawke and a senior Chinese delegation were among those celebrating the opening of a Confucius Institute at UNSW.
One of China's most prestigious universities will partner UNSW in a new Confucius Institute.
UNSW's Faculty of Engineering has been ranked among the top 100 in the world by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities.