It’s not every day you receive an endorsement from a US President. But that’s exactly what an initiative that includes UNSW’s Learning to Teach Online MOOC has done.

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A scientist responsible for the design and construction of the Australian Synchrotron particle accelerator is among UNSW's staff and alumni recognised in this year’s Queen's Birthday honours.


Two books published by UNSW Press, including the history behind an iconic AFL event and a memoir by former Foreign Minister Bob Carr, have won prestigious literary awards.

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A Commerce graduate who left banking to teach former child soldiers; Australia’s 1991 World Cup-winning rugby union coach; and a doctor caring for homeless women and children were among those honoured at the annual UNSW Alumni Awards.


Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has joined around 170 people from business, education and the arts to launch UNSW Chancellor David Gonski's book “I gave a Gonski: Selected Speeches”.



Two UNSW researchers investigating medical pathology and electric currents in quantum devices have won prestigious awards from Australia’s National Measurement Institute.

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What is the link betweenTony Abbott’s decision to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Coalition’s stalled plans for university fee deregulation? The answer may surprise you, writes Laurie Pearcy.

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We need to support our world-class researchers and research infrastructure to create knowledge and innovation, rather than putting future wealth and well-being at risk by plundering science for short-term savings, writes Les Field.


UNSW has claimed the top spot nationally for Accounting and Finance in the 2015 QS university rankings. Eighteen of our subject areas made it into the world’s top 50.

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UNSW is open today, Wednesday 22 April, as scheduled. Be aware that travel to and from campus will be slower than usual. Please travel safely.