UNSW Law has always been a destination of choice for international students wanting to study law.

International students particularly choose UNSW Law for our strong international rankings, our globalised curriculum, our smaller class environment and our innovative approach to legal education.

Our purpose-built Law building provides world-class facilities for our Law students, including a start-of-the-art law library and moot court to help them sharpen their research and courtroom skills.

Our prominence as an educational institution is attributable to our commitment to high-quality support for students and our excellence in research and teaching. The Faculty's reputation is built on its outstanding teaching staff, adjunct Faculty, professional practitioners and international visitors.

So, if you’re looking to gain a highly ranked, internationally recognised law degree at a top 15 global law school, we invite you to join us at UNSW Law.

To experience our campus, including the UNSW Law Building, go on a virtual tour of UNSW.  


We offer award-winning accommodation. 

UNSW is the largest provider of student housing in Sydney, with award-winning accommodation on and off campus. Live within walking distance of your lecture halls, meet people from around the world and make lifelong friends. Alternatively, find your own home in the neighbouring Eastern Suburbs or by the beach. Find out more about Accommodation.

Support for international students

Academic Support – International Juris Doctor Stream  

UNSW Law offers a specialised elective for international students from non-Common Law countries. Legal Writing in Context will give you the core skills needed for studying and practising law in Australia. The Peer Tutor Program is available to all UNSW Law students who would like extra help mastering skills such as case reading and statutory interpretation. 

International Student Support Advisors 

Our International Student Support Advisors are academics who provide support to international students. They are your first port of call for academic issues or concerns you might have as an international student studying Law. The Advisors also convene workshops throughout the year on a range of topics such as preparing for class, class participation and preparing for your assessments.

The International Student Support Advisors are:

To get in touch with our International Student Support Advisors please email L&Jinternationalstudents@unsw.edu.au

UNSW Law Society International Portfolio 

The International Portfolio aims to promote international career opportunities among UNSW Law students and help international students to be more engaged in University life.  

W: unswlawsoc.org
E: international@unswlawsoc.org 

UNSW Chinese Law Students Association  

Chinese Law Students Association (CLSA) is a student-run society aiming to provide a communication platform for law students with a Chinese background. 

E: chineselawstudents@gmail.com  

Career support for international students

UNSW Careers and Employment is committed to helping you enhance your global employability, and empowering you to succeed beyond the classroom and find employment, throughout and after University. 

Offering information for those new to Australia and seeking employment, the careers website has useful information for international students and should be used in combination with career development seminars, career advice appointments and other career employment resources and by logging in to UNSW Careers Online

International students also have access to UNSW Law's dedicated UNSW Law Careers to help best position themselves to secure a rewarding job at the end of their studies.


A wide range of scholarships is available for international students. 

Find key Scholarships for international students and select ‘International’ in the Residency search box.