UNSW is the first university in the world to be awarded the QS 5 Star plus badge for excellence.
The University received a five-star rating in all eight categories, scoring over 900 points - only 73 points shy of the maximum points available.
Core areas evaluated included Research, Employability, Infrastructure as well as Internationalisation, Innovation and Engagement.
The QS 5 Star plus ratings system aims to provide institutions with a broader range of criteria that allow them to stand out in their particular areas of excellence.
For more detail go to UNSW International.