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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Positive- It is very content heavy and requires a lot of contact hours, as well as individual study time;

Negative - The long hours and study are very much worth it, particularly once you are in your clinical years and have an understanding of the significance and application of what you learn during the course

I couldn't recommend this course enough!!

Completed in 2018

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The first two years are hard theory with just a sprinkling of clinical work, so if you expect to get your hands dirty straight away, this can be really discouraging, The work can be gruelling and maintaining a balance between work and social life can be tricky.

But overall this is the most rewarding course and career that you could imagine. The chance to help people in times of strife. Very quickly after your theoretical years you'll be living your life in hospitals and clinics under the guidance of the most incredible medical professionals who are world renowned for their skill. Every day is different and we just love every minute of it!

Completing in 2020

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positive: well rounded (clinical and research experience), range of topics is good

negative: faculty is not always transparent. too much competitiveness, excess emphasis on written exams

The course is ok. I'm neutral about whether I'd recommend it

Completing in 2020

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No negatives to mention, only positives which is the whole course, in particular the Professional lectures.

My advice to future students is: Just do it

Completed in 2016

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Well rounded course; challenging and intellectually stimulating; clinically relevant with early clinical exposure; research year

Course feedback slow to implement. Content can be dry and academic

My advice to future students is: Meet like minded and highly talented peers

Completing in 2021

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Positives: - good clinical exposure
- helpful tutors, willing to go the extra mile and take the time to ensure we know what we need to know
- adequate assessments (not too much- the course is hard enough as is, but enough to know how good we are doing)

Negatives: - different timetables / holidays to peers in other degrees- makes it hard to spend time with them
- constantly changing timetable from week to week makes it extremely hard to have a part time job
- sometimes can get a bit too dry and theory based

My advice to future students is: - keep on top of work
- take whatever clinical exposure you can, and spend lots of time there- exposure is the best way to learn
- make friends
- ask questions always

Completing in 2021

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Positives: The course is well structured for the first 2 years. The faculty also provides student support. The course also has a research year which helps students to participate in research outside of hospital settings

Negatives: The third year was poorly structured with not much guidance. The marking of assignments are not standardised with very subjective marking (some examiners are stricter than the others). Some examiners give very minimal feedback which affects our learning. Results are released very late

My advice to future students is: Be prepared for self-directed learning from 3rd year onwards

Completing in 2020

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I find Uni.. average

Positives: there’s ILP year during our 4th year to help us publish our work

Negatives: the SG tutor is not knowledgeable or qualified another for the course so alot of self directed learning. plus there are riots held by teachers which disrupts lessons

My advice to future students is: staffs are not paid well here so teaching quality may be very low

Completing in 2023

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I find Uni.. positive

Positives: friendly coursemates

Negatives: overlapping content

My advice to future students is: have an open mind

Completing in 2022

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