John Niland Scientia Building at night
Welcome to UNSW Sydney (the University of New South Wales), one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities. At UNSW, we take pride in the broad range and high quality of our teaching programs. Our teaching gains strength and currency from our research activities, strong industry links and our international nature; UNSW has strong regional and global engagement.
In developing new ideas and promoting lasting knowledge we are 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. We encourage you to explore the UNSW website so you can find out more about what we do.
Freedom of Speech and Academic Freedom at UNSW
UNSW is committed to protection of academic freedom and freedom of speech (also described as intellectual freedom and freedom of inquiry) as essential to the proper conduct of teaching, research and scholarship within the University. This commitment is evident in the UNSW Act, the establishing document of the University, the UNSW Code of Conduct, the Student Code of Conduct and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Policy, the proposed new Academic Enterprise Agreement, and an agreement, The Hefei Statement on the Ten Characteristics of Contemporary Research Universities, which UNSW has endorsed, as a member of the Group of Eight.
The relevant detail from these documents can be found here.