Group photo of Sydney FC women's player Mary Stanic-Floody, Sydney FC Chairman Scott Barlow, UNSW DVCA Merlin Crossley, and Sydney FC player and UNSW student Calem Nieuwenhof

UNSW is extending its partnership with the Sky Blues for five years, becoming the football club’s longest partnership.


Australia's reigning robot soccer world champions are on their way to Germany to face their arch-nemeses in what is expected to be a tough battle to retain the coveted crown in robotics and artificial intelligence.


A team of Australian roboticists, who smashed their way to victory at the RoboCup world soccer championship in China for a seond year running, return home on Monday and will be holding a media conference at UNSW.

11 Farous Coach Marco 0

As the Socceroos brace for their first test in the so-called Pool of Death, a group of teenagers is preparing to jet off for Brazil in what may well be Australia’s best World Cup hope.

23 FootballUnited ball crop

Manchester United stars have held a football coaching clinic with young refugees who are part of UNSW’s Football United.


A UNSW-led soccer initiative designed to improve social cohesion for young refugees, is now part of an after-school care program.

Football united

A soccer program for young refugees is helping to promote social inclusion, according to a new study.

Emma Field and Nicole McKeon will be among 500 school students - and a record number of girls - bending it like Beckham on the robotic "soccer field" at UNSW this week.

Soccer web

Thirty refugee boys were given a special treat this week, with some of Australia's soccer stars giving them tips on how to make it in the world's biggest game.

Thirty refugee boys will be given a special treat on Wednesday, (10 January) when some of Australia's soccer stars take to the field to offer tips on how to make it in the world's biggest game.