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  • Locations: Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Semester, Spring
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  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
Program Description:
University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Sydney, Australia

Student Population:
More than 50,000 students 
Language Pre-requisite:
Primary Instruction Language:
Important Dates:
Semester 1: February to June
Semester 2: July to November


University of New South Wales (UNSW) is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities. The campus is located in the Kensington suburb just 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) southeast of downtown Sydney. Established in 1949, UNSW is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world and among the top 5 in Australia. UNSW’s public events include concert performances, open days and public forums on issues such as the environment, healthcare and global politics. UNSW is located only 15-20 min by bus from Sydney CBD!
Sydney is a large and exciting city just 20 minutes away from stunning ocean beaches. Located on Australia's south-east coast, on the Tasman Sea, Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia. The area is surrounded by trendy shops and cafes offering foods of all types. The graceful historic buildings and spacious grass lawns and gardens create an atmosphere of tradition, serenity, and elegance. Public transport in Syndey is easy and you can get around train, bus, or ferry.
Course Catalog

One of the great benefits of studying at the University of New South Wales is that there is no pre-requisite language. Students must enroll in 24 units of credit per semester, or 48 units of credit per academic year. Most courses are worth six credit units. UNSW will try and enrol you in your preferred courses before you arrive, but enrolment is subject to course availability and Faculty approval.

Academic Calendar: to view click here.  

Orientation is compulsory for all exchange students. It is a great way to settle in and meet other students. You should arrive 1-2 weeks before orientation to arrange accommodation. Details are emailed to you when you are accepted into the exchange program. Don't forget to sign up for the Aussie Mate Program!

Semester 2 2016: July 2014 to November 2014
Semester 1 2015: March 2015 to June 2015



Students must meet the requirements of  K-State Education Abroad.  The University of New South Wales requires that students have at least a 3.0 GPA in order to apply. It is also required that you have one year of college education completed before applying to the University of New South Wales.
UNSW has on-campus accommodation through Study Abroad and Exchange at the self-catered University Terraces (limited places) and fully-catered Kensington Colleges. Further details, including the fees, application form and deadline will be sent to students after they have been accepted into the exchange program. Students can also apply for other on-campus apartments and colleges independently.

Information on different on-campus housing options is available at: Many students do live off campus as on campus housing is limited.

For more estimated costs, please see the Budget Sheets at the top of this brochure. For financial aid and scholarship information, see K-State’s funding page.
UNSW has the Aussie Mate Program. Students can join the planned social activities throughout the semester and meet other exchange and UNSW students. Learn more about campus life by checking out their website! They also have a page for student support that includes things such as semester guides, information on visas, and developmental workshops. For their international student guide, click here!

Airport pickup services are provided through the university.


Here is a list of KSU students who have previously studied abroad at this university. Feel free to contact these students if you have any questions specifically about this program. 
-Maria Ferreira - Spring 2018 - Computer Science -
-Calvin Dahms - Spring 2017 - Mechanical Engineering -
-Sloan Satterlee- Spring 2017- Interior Arch & Product Design -