The UNSW School of Aviation started in 1995 with only 11 students. Today, it has over 500 students enrolled and a growing network of over 2,000 alumni across the world. Many of its graduates hold significant roles in major airlines and aviation companies across the globe.
The school sits within the faculty of science at UNSW Sydney. Ranked number 43 in the QS World University Rankings, it is the highest ranked university in the world to offer a stand-alone school of aviation. Its programs are designed with industry input to ensure relevance and range across management, flying and technology specialities at an undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree research level.
UNSW Aviation also delivers its own flight training under Civil Aviation Safety Regulation certification (CASR Parts 141/142) with its own fleet of single engine Diamond DA-40CS, twin engine Piper PA44 aeroplanes and three flight simulators. Flight training and airborne research is conducted from the Flying Operations Unit at Bankstown Airport.
The UNSW School of Aviation is committed to the high standards essential to the future of aviation in Australia and throughout the world, working with industry and providing graduates of the highest calibre.