University of New South Wales
The University of New South Wales is a university in Sydney, Australia. It is composed of several campuses, the main one being in Kensington and a separate College of Fine Arts (COFA) in Paddington. It also operates the tertiary studies section of the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) in Canberra, ACT.
UNSW was founded in 1949 as the "New South Wales University of Technology". Initially concentrating on engineering and science, it changed its name to the University of New South Wales in 1958, and adopted a wider range of courses. It now has the full range of studies including law, medicine, arts and economics.
UNSW currently has around 35,000 students and 5,000 full-time staff. It has a high proportion of international students (around 20%), mostly from Asia.