Our Campus

The University of New South Wales has a proud history of association with the Australian Defence Force, providing the best education for the best leaders since the academy was founded in 1967.

UNSW Canberra

The Canberra campus of the University of New South Wales is located at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA).  

Lecture theatre North

UNSW Canberra has a number of venues that are available to hire on campus for meetings, functions and conferences. Information regarding venue support services can also be found here.


The UNSW Canberra campus has a large and comprehensive library, state-of-the-art computing facilities, well-equipped and modern laboratories and a concessions area. 


UNSW Canberra consists of four schools focusing on Arts, Business, Engineering and IT, and Science and Mathematics.

A UNSW Canberra project is helping to find Vietnam's missing in action.
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UNSW Canberra is committed to building vital relationships with our expanding community locally, nationally and internationally that draw on the power of scholarship and discovery to transform lives and advance the public good.

Living in Canberra

Big things happen here: in politics, science, research, education, business and the arts – creating the potential for exciting careers and opportunities.


More CEOs from Australia’s top 50 companies graduated from UNSW than any other Australian university. 

We're keen to stay connected with our alumni and would love to hear from you.

John Howard

The College hosts a wide range of events both on and off-campus throughout the year. They range from book launches and art exhibitions to open days and free public lectures.