About the University

UNSW has one of Australia's leading international universities for the past 50 years. The University of New South Wales has awarded 222,613 degrees between 1949 and 2007. One in every four students comes from overseas, representing some 130 countries and contributing to the University's vibrant, dynamic and multicultural campus.

UNSW is widely regarded for its teaching excellence and research output. Consistently ranked as one of Australia's leading research institutions., the University has gained international recognition in a number of fields including quantum computing, photovoltaics, HIV/AIDS research, interactive cinema, science, the arts and law.

UNSW is situated in Sydney, one of Australia's most dynamic and vibrant cities. Located on the southeast cost of Australia, Sydney is the gateway to Australia and home to over four million people. Kensington Campus, the main campus of UNSW, is located at Kensington, an inner southeastern suburb of Sydney. It is conveniently linked to all the major city transport hubs.

About the Exchange Program

Undergraduate students from Human Ecology may spend up to a year studying at the University of New South Wales. UNSW manages a large and active exchange program with over 190 different student exchange opportunities in 32 countries. UNSW embraces a policy of "internationalization" across the whole university and prides itself on being one of Australia's most International Universities. UNSW has long embraced a policy of "internationalization" and provides opportunities and perspective for students as global citizens.


Taught in English

UNSW has 9 Faculties, 56 Schools, 89 research Centers, 4 teaching Hospitals and 11 institutes. With 42,360 students the UNSW offers a wide range of educational opportunities for Human Ecology Students from all majors. For example, DEA Majors can study in the Faculty of the Built Environment, which offers a comprehensive range of programs including Interior Architecture, Architectural Studies, Industrial Design, Architectural Computing and Construction Management & Property. The following Faculties offer courses of interest to all Human Ecology students. See their individual web sites for detailed course information.


UNSW provides a range of on-campus accommodation to suit all requirements, from student apartments to dorm style residential colleges with associated dining halls. The University strongly recommends that international students live on campus to take advantage of opportunities to meet new people and experience university life to the fullest. Students should apply as soon as possible to secure a place.

Living in residence offers you plenty of learning opportunities with various inter and intra hall events, also known as 'Hall Education Programs." A wide range of activities like workshops, cultural sharing covering different interests such as cooking, languages, music, dance and much more encourage students to broaden their international outlook and enhance their appreciation of different cultures.

How to apply to a Human Ecology Exchange program.

Get the Exchange Program Brochure, student testimonials and slideshow materials at the Human Ecology Student and Career Development office.


If you have questions about the program or would like additional information about applying, contact Paul Fisher or Deanne Maxwell
in the Human Ecology Student and Career Development office, Academic Surge A. Please Schedule an appointment by calling 607-255-2532.