Mandla Mandela, grandson of Nelson Mandela and Chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council, moved an audience of more than 800 people to tears when he spoke at UNSW.
An article on multiculturalism has won UNSW academic Geoffrey Brahm Levey an international media prize.
Mandla Mandela, grandson of Nelson Mandela and Chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council, will deliver a major address this week at the University of New South Wales.
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.