starry sky

Australian society will be the biggest loser if the CSIRO is forced to abandon its blue-sky work, writes Les Field.

Kiribati group

An enterprising group of students has swapped the classroom for the Pacific to help find solutions to climate change challenges facing island communities.


Announcing an exciting partnership between UNSW Australia, Arizona State University and King's College London that will enable students from all over the world to study with each of these top-tier universities while completing part of their degree online at home.


Let's have a constructive debate about what could replace the ATAR alone as a fairer, more comprehensive and contextual measure of academic potential, writes Iain Martin. 

Australia Flag

UNSW congratulates all the members of its university community who have been recognised in this year’s Australia Day honours.

class teaching

Introducing a minimum ATAR for students looking to study teaching is not a silver bullet to improving teaching standards in schools, writes Tony Loughland.

bush fire

After the catastrophic bushfires in Canberra, UNSW researchers made some fascinating discoveries, including what led to a rare fire tornado. The results of their work will be used by fire fighters to save lives in the future.

Dean Utian

As it looks to the next decade, UNSW will pursue excellence in research while also rewarding inspiring teachers. 


Rivers in many agriculturally significant areas of Australia could lose water as the landscape grows greener, write Anna Ukkola and Albert Van Dijk.

innovation investment

It is an opportune time to join all the links in the innovation-research-development-translation chain, writes Les Field.