UNSW is calling on the world’s best and brightest researchers and PhD scholars to join the University as it continues to invest more than $500 million in recruiting 1,000 of the world’s most talented early and mid-career researchers.


An Indigenous art champion, a doctor undertaking world-renowned work in leprosy, and the founder of a not-for-profit organisation combating sexual violence in India are among ten inspiring graduates honoured in the 2017 UNSW Alumni Awards.

Steven Pinker

In this public talk six years after the publication of his bestselling book, scientist Steven Pinker returns to the topic of violence to examine why people mistakenly believe the world is becoming a more dangerous place.

innovation highway

UNSW's President and Vice-Chancellor Ian Jacobs argues the government’s plans for the university sector are not in the long-term interests of Australia or its economy.


Diversity Champion Mark Willcox has launched UNSW’s Gender Affirmation Guidelines, developed to help transgender staff navigate their way through their journey of transition.


José Ramos-Horta, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former President of Timor-Leste, will use a public lecture at UNSW to reflect on the humanitarian, moral and political challenges raised by the plight of refugees.


Executive Director of UNSW’s International Office Mr Laurie Pearcey has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International).


Newly appointed Vice-President International, Marketing and Communications Fiona Docherty talks about new opportunities thanks to digital investment.


An innovative nation needs to maintain support for university laboratories, writes Ian Jacobs.


Universities need to revitalise the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake, writes Merlin Crossley.