The School of Chemistry is a leading centre for both teaching and research excellence in chemistry in Australia – developing cutting edge knowledge to solve real-world problems. Studying chemistry helps you understand the world from the ground up – from the sub-atomic, atomic, and molecular to the spectacular! The School of Chemistry has a proud history, predating UNSW, beginning at the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts in 1833. We are now a flourishing community of over 300 staff and research students.

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