Excellence in research is the backbone of any higher education institution's capability to achieve excellence in learning and teaching.

Working at the intersection of a leading university and a military academy, UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy has been educating defence leaders for half a century.

UNSW Australia has a proud history of association with the Australian Defence Force, providing the best education for the best leaders since 1967.

UNSW Canberra graduates shape Australia, the region and the international community as leaders in defence, government, and industry.

My Phd at UNSW Canberra has provided me with the research training required to continue and advance my career.
Nishank Motwani, PHD Candidate
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UNSW offers a wide range of prestigious scholarships to both domestic and international research candidates of exceptional research potential to undertake a higher degree by research. The scholarships provide a range of benefits such as an annual stipend, tuition fees, Overseas Student Health Cover (single only).


Big things happen here: in politics, science, research, education, business and the arts – creating the potential for exciting careers and opportunities.

Visit our Getting Started pages to learn how to accept your offer and prepare for enrolment. 

Getting started undergraduate students

Getting started postgraduate coursework students

Getting started postgraduate research students

UNSW Canberra is committed to building vital relationships with our expanding community locally, nationally and internationally that draw on the power of scholarship and discovery to transform lives and advance the public good.