More than 100 high school students battled it out at the 2010 SunSprint Challenge to see which team had designed and built the fastest solar-powered model car.
UNSW student and Sydney Swans player Daniel Hannebery has had a double win: topping his first year at university and winning the 2010 AFL Rising Star Award.
UNSW has scored the maximum five-star rating for eight key performance indicators in the 2011 Good Universities Guide.
UNSW PhD student Bronwyn Graham is heading to Harvard University to undertake postdoctoral research into anxiety disorders, after winning a high-profile American Australian Association fellowship.
UNSW sporting greats have been recognised at the Australian University Sports awards, with the launch of a national honour roll.
UNSW postgraduate law student, Samah Hadid, has been selected as Australia's Youth Ambassador to the United Nations for 2010.
Cycling on busy roads at night could become much safer thanks to a new "Firefly" bike light invented by UNSW design graduate James Morton.
A passion to bring new biomedical technologies to underprivileged communities has won UNSW Engineering student Pallavi Gosain a $40,000 scholarship aimed at Australia's next generation of leaders.
She's a whizz at maths, has a degree in fine arts and is studying for a doctorate in neuroscience: now Angela Langdon has won a prestigious scholarship to develop a mathematical model of the brain.
Sydney's largest on-campus student residence, UNSW Village, has been officially opened by Chancellor David Gonski.