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.
Asked to send its best, Australia chose UNSW student Tanvir Uddin to attend the inaugural One Young World Global Leaders Summit in London, hosted by Sir Bob Geldof, Kofi Annan and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Elizabeth Blaber has become the first Australian student to join the NASA Academy, where she will develop her doctoral research into the effects of space travel on the human body