Founded in 1949, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) is a leading Australian university and enjoys an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. UNSW is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight, a coalition of Australia’s leading research-intensive universities, and of Universitas 21, a global network of research universities.
In the 2016 QS World University Rankings UNSW was ranked globally as 49th overall, 12th for accounting and finance, 15th for law, and 14th in civil and structural engineering. UNSW graduates are the most hired by Linkedin’s top 30 most in-demand employers in 2015.
Moreover, according to Crunch Base (2013), UNSW has produced more technology entrepreneurs in the past 15 years than any other Australian university. According to research by Spear’s Wealth Insight (2016), UNSW has boasts the largest number of millionaire alumni than any other university in Australia. Also research by Leading Company 2012 found that more of Australia’s top CEOs who lead ASX100 companies studied at UNSW than any other university.