About University of New South Wales
UNSW Sydney (The University of New South Wales) is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities. UNSW takes pride in the broad range and high quality of its teaching programs. Its teaching gains strength and currency from its research activities, strong industry links and its international nature; UNSW has a strong regional and global engagement.
In developing new ideas and promoting lasting knowledge UNSW is creating an academic environment where outstanding students and scholars from around the world can be inspired to excel in their programs of study and research. Partnerships with both local and global communities allow UNSW to share knowledge, debate and research outcomes. UNSW’s public events include concert performances, open days and public forums on issues such as the environment, healthcare and global politics.
Total students: 62,000 (32% postgraduate)6
Graduate Satisfaction & Employment
Students rate University of New South Wales below the national average in terms of overall satisfaction and teaching quality. However, higher percentages are likely to get full-time work and higher salary.
Overall satisfaction1: 80.9% (national average 83.0%)
Teaching quality rating2: 67.6% (national average 71.8%)
Skills improvement rating3: 80.5% (national average 79.7%)
Full-time employment4: 89.7% (national average 83.5%)
Median salary5: $100,000 (national average $80,000)
Employer satisfaction7: 84.9% (national average 84.0%)
Source: Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching
Applying for postgraduate study
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- The percentage of graduates who expressed overall satisfaction with their course, based on an individual question in the CEQ.
- The percentage of graduates who agreed they experienced good teaching practices during their study.
- The percentage of graduates who agreed their studies had improved their generic skills.
- The proportion of graduates who were employed full-time four months after completing their course, as a percentage of those who were available for full-time employment.
- The median salary level of graduates who were in full-time employment.
- Department of Education and Training Higher Education Statistics.
- The extent to which employers were satisfied with graduates from Australian Catholic University, as per the 2017 Employer Satisfaction Survey.