UNSW is creating a micro-treaty with its Indigenous communities to ensure their voices are heard.

UNSW Indigenous Strategy, Education & Research

UNSW's Indigenous Strategy takes a holistic approach to Indigenous education, research, engagement and advocacy, striving to create a university environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples thrive and are empowered. 

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UNSW is located on the unceded territory of the Bedegal (Kensington campus), Gadigal (City and Paddington campuses) and Ngunnawal peoples (Canberra) who are the Traditional Owners of the lands where each campus of UNSW is situated.

Aboriginal history of UNSW

More info about Welcome to Country and Acknowledgements of Country

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UNSW is home to many leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholars who do vital work for their communities and the nation more broadly. The University has been an important place for driving forward Indigenous legal scholarship and work for many years, through the Indigenous Law Centre based at UNSW Law. Start your research career at UNSW, meet our other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers, and see the impact you can make. 


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