UNSW Canberra graduates shape Australia, the region and the international community as leaders in defence, government, and industry.

Most of our undergraduate students are members of the Australian Defence Force, While our graduate and doctoral research students come from all walks of life and all parts of the world.

Working at the intersection of a leading university and a military academy, UNSW Canberra has been educating leaders for half a century.


Priyanka Dhopade

"Thanks to my multi-disciplinary research background at UNSW and the funding provided by the university to attend overseas conferences, I was able to obtain a postdoctoral research position at the University of Oxford after I completed my PhD"

Dan He

"At UNSW Canberra I was able to research in a field I really loved with a supervisor who helped inspire my research passion."

Seimeng Lai

"The support you get at UNSW Canberra is great. Staff are always friendly and eager to assist."

Nishank Motwani

"I chose UNSW as it's recognised for excellence in research and ranks in the top 100 universities worldwide. It is also part of Australia's Prestigious 'Group of Eight' research intensive universities"