If you know just a little about the University of New South Wales, please read this to know more about UNSW you will get to know how UNSW has everything to make a student turn into job-ready professional.
Let’s start with the continent of Australia. Australia has the third-highest number of international students in the world after the United Kingdom and the United States. Australia is known for its high education standards, yield well-qualified graduates and well-qualified researchers. There is a significant contribution of Australian researchers in various fields worldwide.
The city of Sydney in Australia offers a wealth of opportunities and the lively culture to the students based here. Sydney is known to be one of the biggest student cities in Australia and has a huge number of students from Asia and elsewhere, thus making for a multicultural student mix which is followed at the University of New South Wales wherein students mix with each other well.
University of New South Wales an Australian public research university with spellbound and huge infrastructure is one of the popular Universities among students going abroad. It was founded in the year 1949 and is ranked 45th by QS World University Rankings 2017-18 and is ranked 78th in the 2016/17 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and is consistently a top performing university in the Global Employability University Rankings.
The main UNSW campus is located on a 38-hectare site at Kensington, just seven kilometers from the center of Sydney and is easily accessible from the Central Station and other major transportation hubs located throughout Sydney. It is easy to get to via public transport no matter where you are travelling from to the UNSW Kensington Campus
Other large campuses are the College of Fine Arts (COFA) in the Sydney suburb of Paddington and University College at the Australia Defense Force Academy in Canberra.
UNSW offers an extensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs. University of New South Wales is ranked No. 1 in research Commerce, Management and Tourism. Also ranks No. 1 for Engineering, Business School and Law courses. The programs are taught by award-winning lecturers and leaders in their field. Five of the top 25 young, rich listers in Australia, according to the BRW Young, Rich List, 2017 has been educated by UNSW. Moreover, there is also a mobile app of University of New South Wales which you can easily download from Play store or Apple Store.
According to Ms. Ayushi Pandey, an alumni of UNSW, UNSW has an infrastructure that is known to be one of the best in the world. Friends of hers from other prestigious universities in Sydney got spellbound looking at it. UNSW has each and every library for each and every faculty and has its own buildings. Even though she was from business school there were no restrictions on her going and studying in a law library or any other library at UNSW.
As far as employability is concerned, UNSW is ranked No. 1 in employability and is the only university to have a maximum number of tie-ups with the companies. Students with no resume and no previous experience have got hired even immediately by the employers.
As stated by Ayushi, Every week or every month there were some or the other events happening in the University wherein she got the chance to learn something new and make contacts with recruiters. Events specifically for international students such as Careers Expo at UNSW wherein she mentions that recruiters used to come to hire students on the spot. Yes, if they like you and your resume is ready and suits them the chances are that they can even hire you at that very moment. Isn’t it wow!!
According to a professional networking site LinkedIn, graduates from UNSW were hired ahead of any other university. UNSW is the only University in Australia to have a separate Career and Employment Team that helps students even without any previous work experience to fetch job easily, since students get the opportunity to meet Company Managers and make contacts with employers on a regular basis and also learn from them.
Furthermore, events are just not limited to career or job specific, but there are other events such as hosting of Bollywood and French movies free of cost with popcorns and Nachos. What is a movie without crunchy popcorns and Nachos and chilled cake. Similarly, there are so many such events taking place. Also Personality Development program and seminars introducing students to Australian culture and seminars on improving soft skills are some of few thousand opportunities provided by UNSW. Not only this, University students also recently got to meet eminent personalities namely Mr. Shashi Tharoor, Mr. Anupam Kher and Ms. Shabana Azmi who visited University for an event and Also, there are more than 100 clubs and 100 societies in UNSW according to the needs of students so as to give oomph to student life at UNSW.
Mr. Blair Slater, A Senior Career Consultant at at UNSW has a unique role and is multi-faceted. Mr. Blair is responsible for UNSW’s employability programs and strives to empower international and domestic students from all faculties to achieve lifelong success through professional development, career education, work integrated learning and global networks. He also helps connect employers with UNSW to provide them access to UNSW students for work experience, graduate positions, internships and volunteer work, as well as the opportunity to network with students from Australia’s Global University.
Study Abroad Life recently had a telecon with Mr. Blair wherein he states that most popular program is Personality Development at UNSW which is run twice a year wherein International students are taught about Australian culture. Most important students get an opportunity to improve their soft skills and make themselves job ready, agile, adaptable, flexible, strong cultural understanding as per company’s requirement in Australia.
As stated by Mr. Blair, “An average payout of an Undergraduate student in Australia is approximately $61,000 and an average payout of postgraduate student is approximately $81,000.
Although scholarships depend on credit and eligibility of the student. However, students can apply for one common scholarship that goes through all the faculties. After the student’s application has been received by the University they need to make a two minute video that has to be presented to the University and if UNSW founds it satisfactory then there are chances that student can even receive a 100% scholarship. What else does a student need.
International students can easily and nominal cost can get accommodation on campus as UNSW offers many accommodation options to students on campus. Also, there are lots of good accommodation options available off campus at a very reasonable cost starting from 150 Australian Dollars.
After reading about University of New South Wales, I am sure, if you are planning to study in Australia, UNSW is for sure must be topping in your list of the University options to apply. There is a lot that UNSW offers to students. UNSW shapes student’s future and help them reach a point in their career wherein they can earn millions.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]