UNSW top for first preferences in NSW/ACT for second year running

UNSW Sydney

UNSW Sydney proves popular again with prospective students, who are being encouraged to enrol once they receive an official offer to secure their place.

UNSW Sydney has retained its position as the most popular university in NSW and ACT – receiving more first preferences from all prospective students for the second successive year. 

UNSW secured a 16% share of first preferences, to take top spot once again. This is the first time that UNSW has been ranked number one for two consecutive years.  

Amongst school leavers, UNSW was the most popular institution of choice for more than 7800 students, marking a 4.5% growth compared with 2017. 

“We are the university of choice for 2019 and are delighted to be welcoming a new cohort of students in February,” said David Straman, Head of Future Student Experience at UNSW.

UAC January Round 2 offers will be released at 7.30am tomorrow (25 January).  

Opportunities remain for those keen to study within the Business School and Arts & Social Sciences faculty. 

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