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Eroding the autonomy of our universities not only threatens their capacity for innovation but in the longer term could threaten the basic principle of academic freedom, writes Professor Fred Hilmer.

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One of Australia's most prominent business leaders and philanthropists, Mr David Gonski AC, has been reappointed as Chancellor of UNSW for a third term.

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UNSW Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer has announced the appointment of Professor Ross Harley as Dean of the College of Fine Arts.

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A distinguished group of UNSW researchers from engineering, medicine, law and defence has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day honours.

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Research into Australia's unique climate has proven invaluable in dealing with extreme weather events. Shouldn't we also listen to what the research says about global warming? asks Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer.

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When Deniz Kayis starts her combined Engineering/Law degree at UNSW this year, she will join a small but growing band of women choosing Engineering as a career path.

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The trend to postgraduate entry for professional programs will increase time spent in costly education, creating obstacles to disadvantaged groups. It's time to put a stop to this "credential" creep, argues Professor Merlin Crossley.

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UNSW Press has won a number of awards in its 50th anniversary year, as the company rises to the challenges of digital publishing.

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Cochlear CEO and President Chris Roberts has been awarded an honorary doctorate by UNSW, in recognition of his eminent service to the University, the community and to health and medical research.

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The NSW Government’s decision to build a light rail line to UNSW is one of the most significant pieces of infrastructure supporting the University in its 60-plus years, says Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer.