UNSW aviation graduate and accomplished cricketer Usman Khawaja has opened a new chapter in sport, becoming the first Muslim player to be selected in the Australian Test Squad.
UNSW has once again received the most funding of any university in Linkage grants from the Australian Research Council - winning $9.3 million in the latest round.
UNSW's leading architecture academics and an on-campus creation have figured prominently in the Australian Institute of Architects NSW Architecture Awards.
Proposals for Sydney's urban renewal ignore some of the basic realities of residential demand, a UNSW housing expert has warned.
The other Australian team heading to the World Cup in South Africa - UNSW's Football United - had a successful warm-up match against politicians in Canberra this week.
UNSW has been well represented in the 2010 Queens Birthday Honours list with a number of distinguished academics and alumni recognised.
A non-invasive form of brain stimulation therapy for depression is delivering promising results in early trials, and researchers are looking for more people to take part in the study.
Australian television news devotes more air time to horse racing than women's sport, a bench-mark report by UNSW's Journalism and Media Research Centre has found.
A UNSW academic has worked with UNICEF to establish a professional social work system in Vietnam - the first for the country in 30 years.
UNSW - the only higher education partner of the Australia China Business Council - will feature in seven VIP events at China's Shanghai World Expo.