UNSW Sydney reviews

(4.01) 107 reviews

UNSW Sydney ratings

Average ratings based on 107 reviews
Overall Rating
4.01
Job Prospects
3.86
Teachers
4.00
Course Work
4.18
Time Worthy
3.81
Money Worthy
3.73
Friend Test
4.11
Support
4.00
Facilities
4.08
Industry Contacts
3.55

A little bit more about UNSW

The main campus of UNSW (University of New South Wales) is in the Sydney suburb of Kensington. They have another campus for Arts and Design in Paddington, Sydney and the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) which is a postgraduate management and business school that is part of the UNSW Business School.

We have a range of UNSW reviews from students across topics such as Science, Health (including Medicine), Business & Commerce, Arts, Engineering, IT and Sciences.

Here's some advice and tips based on the UNSW students reviews we've received:
Make sure you research the degree and major you definitely want to do;
The library has a huge availability of study resources;
Speak to and ask Q's of the lecturers - they may have the ability to put you in touch with the industry;
Join Communities and student groups are a great way to network and make friends;
Study in groups can help;
Try to get a placement and gain experience while you study;
Make use of Uni resources like Moodle, library access & Blackboard;
Study hard in the first year or so when subjects are easy and high marks are easy to achieve;
Don't fall behind in your studies, it's hard to make up.

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Positives: My course helps me to become vast in teaching, it boost my self confidence and my ability to stand in front of the crowd, as a result of effective teaching practices

Negatives: No negatives

My advice to future students is: Face your studies, graduate with flying colours and every other thing shall be added unto you

Completed in 2018

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Positives: The university course allowed for a lot of flexibility with my studies. Due to the wide range of subjects on offer I was able to adapt my course to my schedule and work around it. I was also allowed a lot of flexibility in what kind of classes I could choose and found that I learnt a lot about the world in such a short period of time.

Negatives: There was not much career aspects to my degree. I studied history and international relations and as such was not able to convert that into a functional career. Although there was a lot of enjoyment for me in my course, so I dont particularly regret it.

My advice to future students is: Definitely make sure you choose convertible subjects that can grow into a prospective job. Choose majors that match and are relevant to certain careers. Use the flexibility of subjects in the first year where you have a lot of time to choose electives.

Completed in 2013

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Positives: expanded on my knowledge of history and allowed me to develop certain skills.

Negatives: I felt like it took quite a long time to pay off and didn't generally really help me career wise

My advice to future students is: Really research if this course could be used to advance your future career or cater your subjects to a particular field. I studied mainly history and sociology and whilst I found it interesting as I did not want to be an academic it didn't really feel like it was aimed in a particular direction.

Completed in 2008

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Positives: As I was an Asian Studies student with Chinese background, it is interesting and insightful to have an opportunity sitting in courses studying Asian cultures/histories/politics etc in a “Westerner’s” point of view (most of the learning materials are written by Europeans/Americans/Australians), it gave me a brand new perspective on how a culture/history could be understood which really enlightened me a lot

Negatives: Anyone who is thinking of taking this course should expect extremely high volume of readings, researches and essays

My advice to future students is: It's good to have some networking (try joining communities/students group with members from diverse background) it is always the best way to learn and understand a language/culture if you can have a friend from that background

Completed in 2017

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