The Governor-General Major General Michael Jeffery has officially launched the Centre for Social Impact at UNSW. The Centre is aimed at driving social innovation by building the capacity of Australia's not-for-profit sector.
UNSW is hosting thousands of World Youth Day pilgrims on the Kensington campus this week.
Australia faces a period of steep decline unless governments embark on a new era of nation building, a leading UNSW researcher has warned.
UNSW will provide $300,000 worth of post-graduate scholarships to develop skills vital to rebuilding China's earthquake-devastated Sichuan province.
UNSW academic Professor Peter Graham is working with the United Nations to meet one of the biggest global challenges currently taking place, urbanisation.
An eminent public health researcher, a mathematician and an academic working in gifted education are three of the four UNSW staff named on the 2008 Queen's Birthday honours list.
UNSW has become one of six Australian universities to launch a channel on iTunes U, Apple's worldwide outlet for digital educational content.
UNSW Industrial Design student, Alicia Mintzes, has taken out second place in the 2008 Australian Design Awards - Dyson Student Award.
UNSW will receive just on $11.5 million in Linkage Grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC), the highest level of funding for any university in the country, it was announced today.
Two academics from UNSW's Faculty of the Built Environment have won a major industry award for their work on the Beijing Olympics.