It may officially be the world’s fastest electric car, but Sunswift eVe ­– Australia’s entry in the annual international solar car race – has a tough battle ahead to beat cashed-up teams from the Netherlands and Germany.

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A talk about the molecular effects of artificial sweeteners has taken top honours at the UNSW three-minute thesis finals in a field of winners dominated by medical science.

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A survey of Year 12 students from schools across Sydney found 42% registered anxiety symptoms high enough to be of clinical concern, write Ben North, Miraca Gross and Susen Smith.

Open Day

Find out how your career vision can become reality and get a feel for campus life, at UNSW Open Day on Saturday 5 September. 


You’ve heard of swotting – locking yourself away to cram before an exam. Now a group of 100 UNSW students are perfecting the art of un-swotting – learning through connecting and conversing. 


UNSW is hosting Power of Engineering – a full day of events, talks, workshops and hands-on activities for 160 girls in Years 9 and 10.

UNSW IT Heroes

Computer frozen? Can’t access your email? Volunteer IT Heroes directed by a new mobile app are providing on-the-spot help for those bewildered by technology.

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Six UNSW students have been selected as City of Sydney ambassadors and will help promote the city as one of the world’s top destinations for international students.

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Thinking of postgraduate study? Come along to UNSW’s annual Postgraduate Week from 15-18 September and explore the range of degrees on offer.

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As educators, we need to ask ourselves what we can deliver beyond the academic so our students graduate not just with professional qualifications, but with core life skills, writes Professor Wai Fong Chua.