Study @ UNSW Global

Study with us and start university with confidence

UNSW Global Foundation Studies Standard Plus Student Bowen from China

Follow your dreams and reach your goals

UNSW has been welcoming international students to Australia for more than 50 years, so we understand how to best support you to reach your academic, English language and personal goals. We have a pathway to every UNSW degree here at UNSW Global. Find out which is the right one for you. 

Support for your level 

Whether you need to improve your English, or you need more time to develop your study techniques, there is a program to suit your skill level. Every program is designed to prepare you for university, with different lengths and courses that align with your chosen degree, so you’re prepared when you get there.

Access world-class facilities 

With UNSW’s main campus just across the road, you have access to world-class learning facilities including libraries, and science and engineering labs. This will help you make the most of your studies now and prepare you for when you start university.  

Small classes, expert teachers 

You’ll get the attention you need either face-to-face or online, with small class sizes to support your transition from high school to university. Our dedicated staff are experienced in teaching international students like you, offering engaging lessons and lots of support.  


Study with us

With a pathway to every UNSW Sydney degree, you will find your ideal fit with a UNSW Global program. Explore different areas of study, career paths and entry requirements, and learn how and where you can study with us.


If you’re a high-achieving student with good English skills and big goals, a UNSW Diploma can launch you straight into Second Year of your chosen undergraduate degree. This 12-month program is equivalent to your First Year at university, and you can choose from Architecture, Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Media & Communication or Science.

Foundation Studies

A UNSW Foundation Studies Program is your supportive pathway to the First Year of any UNSW degree. With four programs ranging from four to 15 months in length and streams that align with UNSW’s degree programs, our programs are designed to suit your academic and English skills, preparing you for studying at university.

Academic English

Improve your English skills before you start university, with our range of Academic English programs. You will learn how to communicate effectively, participate in lectures and tutorials, read and understand university-level texts, and build your confidence while reaching your goals.

UNSW Global Online

Prepare for university with our 100 per cent online programs. They’re designed for digital, so you can study from anywhere in the world. Enjoy a mix of interactive, real-time classes in your own time zone and independent learning resources so you can review material and study in your own time.