When classes resumed this year, one million students, including a record first-year intake, were enrolled in the nation's 41 universities: the largest single cohort of students in our history.
For the eighth consecutive year, UNSW has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for its initiatives to support and advance women in the workplace.
Fifty grants worth more than $30 million have been awarded to UNSW in the latest round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council - the University's best ever result.
Paintings from some of Australia's leading Aboriginal artists are on display at a major public exhibition at Shalom College at UNSW this week.
The recent downpours in coastal Sydney have not all disappeared down the drains. About eight Olympic swimming pools of water have been collected in UNSW's percolation pit - most of which has been returned to groundwater supplies.
UNSW has built Sydney's largest percolation pit on its Kensington campus. The pit drains the storm water from 70 percent of the campus into the Botany aquifer.