UNSW has been a part of the Canberra community for half a century.
Our strong links with Defence, the community, business, government and other research organisations support our teaching and research excellence.
UNSW Canberra is the only national academic institution with an integrated defence focus. Its strength is in defence related, security and engineering research.
UNSW Canberra research collaborators include Defence Science and Technology Organisation; the Defence Materiel Organisation within the Department of Defence, The Department of Veteran Affairs; NATO; The US Air Force and US Army Research Office, and NASA.
UNSW Canberra has MOUs with leading Universities in China:
• BeiHang University
• Ocean University of China
• South China University of Technology
• Tianjin University
• Xi’an Jiaotong University
Unique partnerships and sponsorships
National Archives of Australia
UNSW Canberra has a unique partnership with the National Archives of Australia that enables the transfer of Commonwealth records and personal papers of John Howard, Australia’s second-longest serving Prime Minister to a home in UNSW Canberra’s Academy Library. The Collection will be progressively transferred as records become available for access under the Archives Act 1983.
Greater Western Sydney Giants
UNSW Canberra are proud sponsors of GWS Giants
Canberra Business Chambers
UNSW Canberra are members and sponsors of the Canberra Business Chambers.