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Pathway Programs

If you do not meet the entry requirements for UNSW, you can choose from multiple pathway options that will help you get into a bachelors degree at UNSW Sydney – one of the world’s top 50 universities. QS World University Rankings, 2020
All programs are on campus so you start your university experience from day 1 along with 60,000 UNSW students.

Why complete a pathway program?

University experience

with lectures and tutorials, for an easy transition to university learning.

Over 30 years of

experience preparing students for university.

Small classes

with up to 20 students per class so you receive individual attention.

Expert teachers

who are committed and experienced in teaching international students, in an engaging and supportive manner.

Foundation Programs

Our Foundation Studies Programs prepare you for university, no matter where you are in your academic journey.

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Our UNSW Diploma Programs are built from UNSW First Year degree courses and are a fast track to the Second Year of a degree program at UNSW Sydney.

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English Language Courses

We have English courses to ensure you are ready and qualified to study in all UNSW degree and pathway programs.

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UNSW Sydney is a top 50 world ranked university and founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight Australian universities. UNSW Global proudly boasts the FIRST foundation program in Australia and the FIRST university English language centre in Australia. At UNSW Global our experience delivering high quality pathways for international students is unequalled


First university in the world to be awarded the maximum AS Five Star Plus rating.

QS World University Rankings, 2019


In Sydney & NSW for Employer Reputation.

QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2020


In the world for academic reputation.

QS World University Rankings, 2020


In the world for Graduate Employability.

QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2020


In the world.

QS World University Rankings, 2020


Of the world's top 50 subjects.

QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020


Of students employed full-time four months after graduating.

Good Universities Guide, 2019


in Australia for Research.

Excellence in Research in Australia report, 2018/19

Things to know

Experience studying on the UNSW Sydney campus and enjoy world-class facilities and a dynamic and diverse university community.


About Sydney

Sunny, safe and full of opportunities, Sydney is the perfect city for students to learn and explore.

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Life on campus

It’s always buzzing on campus. Study, socialise and feel at home in your campus.

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How to prepare

Your exciting journey has begun. Use this checklist as a guide to get everything sorted before you set off for Sydney.

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Student support

We are here to help. From arrival to final exams, our services are designed to support you throughout your journey with us.

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Receive a scholarship to begin your journey to UNSW Sydney.

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Your home away from home should be safe, secure and conducive to study.

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