UNSW Canberra – ADFA

UNSW Canberra – ADFA

UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) is the Canberra-based campus of UNSW Sydney (University of New South Wales). ADFA is a unique partnership between the Australian Defence Force and UNSW Canberra, providing training and education for future leaders of the Australian Defence Force.

UNSW Canberra also provides education to non-Defence applicants pursuing studies in Engineering.

At UNSW Canberra, all undergraduate students must be either:

  • trainee officers employed by the Australian Defence Force
  • Defence Force personnel applying for entry through service commissioning schemes
  • non-Defence students enrolling in Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Aeronautical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical or Naval Architecture).

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UNSW Canberra – City campus

UNSW Canberra City campus is a new location for the university in Canberra’s CBD. This new campus expands UNSW offerings in Canberra by delivering world class education, research and innovation within the parliamentary triangle.

The Canberra City campus will support undergraduate education by offering a Bachelor of Cyber Security for all Australian students from Term 1 2024. To learn more about, and apply, for this program please see the main UNSW listing.

Learn more about the UNSW Canberra City campus development and programs.

General information for UNSW Canberra – ADFA

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Ground Level, Building 111

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