Welcome to the School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), which is also commonly referred to as UNSW Computing.
Founded in 1991 out of the former Department of Computer Science within the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, we are now one of the largest schools of our kind in Australia.

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We are a leading provider of world class education and research.

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UNSW Engineering offers more degree specialisations than anywhere else. Explore our range of undergraduate degrees to find your fit today.

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Join one of our world class postgraduate coursework or research programs.

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Student Experience
The ChallENG Program

Choose your ChallENG and change the world


One of the aims of RoboCup is to build bipedal robots that can beat the FIFA World Champions by 2050!

High school students

Jump start your university computing degree - join this two-month course open to students in years 10,11 or 12


Explore the UNSW entry requirements.

Women in Engineering

UNSW WIE Awards support UNSW's wider campaign to attract more female student to a career in engineering.


Learn about the programs available to high school students.

Latest news

Scientia Professor Walsh awarded Australian Laureate Fellowship
Scientia Professor Walsh’s work seeks to understand how to build AI systems that humans can trust.
Australia's cybersecurity fragility: just how vulnerable is business?
The announcement of the biggest ever package to fight cyberattacks confirms just how vulnerable Australia's cybersecurity really is to foreign economic espionage
Documentary - Machine: Artificial Intelligence
Professor Walsh helps uncover the story about the true power of AI in an enthralling SBS documentary.

Upcoming events

High School Computing (HS1917)

High School Computing (HS1917)

1 December 2020
UNSW’s High School Computing (HS1917) is a two-part course open to students in years 10,11...
CSESoc CompClub Winter Workshop

CSESoc CompClub Winter Workshop

6 July 2020 to 20 July 2020
UNSW CSESoc CompClub’s upcoming ‘Online Winter Workshops’ start on July 6th for students in years...