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Corporate entry The University of New South Wales (1958 - )

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Sydney, New South Wales


Although it has only operated under the name of the University of New South Wales since 1958, the University was first established by an Act of Parliament in 1949, and originally known as the New South Wales University of Technology. After more than fifty years of operation, the University is attended by around 32,791 students.

Published resources


  • Deane, John, UTECOM, a Turing Engine for UNSW, Australian Computer Museum Society Inc., Eastwood (N.S.W.), 2006, 52 pp. Details
  • Lawrence, L. J. et al., Fifty Plus: a History of Geology at the University of New South Wales, 1949-2002, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2003, 88 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • 'The New Medical School of the University of New South Wales', Medical Journal of Australia, no. 1, 1961, pp. 182-183. Details
  • Alerdice, D.S.; Craven, B.R., 'The Museum of the History of Science at UNSW', Chemistry in Australia, September 1999, 1999, pp. 33-36. Details
  • Home, R. W., 'First Physicist of Australia: Richard Threfall at the University of Sydney, 1886-1898', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 6, no. 3, 1986, pp. 333-358. Also available at Details
  • Morrison, F. r., 'Scietific Societies in Australia. A Brief Outline of the Founding and Development of the University of New South Wales Chemical Society', The Royal Australian Chemical Institute Proceedings, vol. 27, 1960, pp. 251-259. Details

Online Resources

See also

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