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University of New South Wales (UNSW)

The University of NSW, Sydney (UNSW) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities.  It stretches from Anzac Parade in Kensington to High Street in Randwick.

UNSW is a “Powerhouse of Cutting-Edge Research & Teaching in the Asia-Pacific”.  It is ranked 43rd in the 2020 QS World University Rankings with their broad range and high quality of teaching programs. The university is world renowned for research activities, strong industry links and international programs; UNSW has a strong regional and global engagement.

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.  The University has more than 60,000 students from over 130 countries and an alumni community of 300,000 that spans the world.

Our properties at Randwick are perfectly placed for students and their visiting families to stay during their exploration of courses; during O week and beyond.  We have special rates for students and work with the University to help provide accommodation for students when required.   Sydney Lodges at Randwick include Avoca RandwickHigh Cross Randwick and Perouse Randwick  – all properties are about a 10 – 15 min walk from the High Street entrance to the University.



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There is a Light Rail stop at the High Street end of UNSW. Catch the L2 Randwick Light Rail service (1 stop) to the UNSW High St stop, which is opposite the Gate 9 entrance. If you need to get between UNSW Sydney campus in Kensington, and UNSW Art & Design campus in Paddington, you can catch the Courtesy Bus.