UNSW Archives holds records relating to schools and departments of the university, including annual reports, newsletters, photographs and other items.

Below is a list of some of the bodies that these records incorporate. See Online Archives Search to search for histories or items held on schools and departments. The Faculties and Boards of Studies web page contains information on those bodies responsible for administering schools and departments.

For information on obtaining access to any of these records, please see the Finding and Accessing Archives page.

  • Australian School of Taxation and Business Law
  • Graduate Research School (GRS)
  • Graduate School of the Built Environment
  • Graduate School of Business
  • Graduate School of Engineering
  • Greater Murray Clinical School (2000 - 2001) / School of Rural Health (2001 - 2005) / Rural Clinical School (2006 - )
  • Linguistics Unit (1996 - 2001) / Department of Linguistics (2001 - 2007)
  • Modern Greek Section (1995 - c. 1997) / Modern Greek Studies (c. 1997 - 2007)
  • Optometry Section (c.1951 - c.1956) / Department of Optometry (c.1956 - 1976)
  • Prince Henry / Prince of Wales Clinical School (1992 - c. 2002) / Prince of Wales Clinical School (c. 2002 - )
  • Radiochemical Laboratory (1957) / Department of Radiochemistry (1957 - c. 1959) / Department of Nuclear and Radiation Chemistry (c. 1959 - 1983)
  • St George Clinical School (1992 - 2013) / St George and Sutherland Clinical School (2013 - )
  • St Vincent's Clinical School
  • School of Accountancy (1955 - 1988) / School of Accounting (1988 - )
  • School of Anatomy
  • School of Applied Geology
  • School of Applied Physics & Optometry
  • School of Applied Psychology (1954 - 1972) / School of Psychology (1972 - )
  • School of Art (1) (1994 - 2001)
  • School of Art (2) (2001- 2013)
  • School of Art Education
  • School of Art History and Art Education
  • School of Arts Education and Theory (1990 - 1991) / School of Arts Education (1991 - 1992)
  • School of Arts and Music Education (1990 - 1993) / School of Applied and Performing Arts (1993 - 1996)
  • School of Art Theory (1992 - 1994) / School of Art History and Theory (1995 - 2007)
  • School of Asian Business and Language Studies (1995 - 1998) / School of International Business (1998 - 2004)
  • School of Aviation
  • School of Banking and Finance
  • School of Biochemistry (1968 - 1991) / School of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics (1991 - 2001)
  • School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences (BEES)
  • School of Biological Science
  • School of Biological Sciences
  • School of Biological Technologies (1986 - 1988) / School of Applied Bioscience (1988 - 2001)
  • School of Biological Technology (1968 - 1980) / School of Biotechnology (1980 - 1985)
  • School of Biotechnology & Biomolecular Sciences (BABS)
  • School of Botany
  • School of Building
  • School of the Built Environment
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Business Law and Taxation
  • School of Chemical Engineering & Industrial Chemistry (1980 - 2006) / School of Chemical Sciences & Engineering (2006 - 2010) / School of Chemical Engineering (2) (2010 - )
  • School of Chemical Sciences (2002 - 2004) / School of Chemistry (2) (2004 - )
  • School of Chemical Technology
  • School of the College of Fine Arts
  • School of Community Medicine
  • School of Community Medicine, Health Services Management & Medical Education (2001 - 2002) / School of Public Health and Community Medicine (2002 - )
  • School of Computer Science and Engineering
  • School of Design Studies
  • School of Drama (1966 - 1985) / School of Theatre Studies (1985 - 1990)
  • School of Economics
  • School of Education (1966 - 1990) / School of Education Studies (1991 - 1999) / School of Education (2) (1999 - )
  • School of English
  • School of English, Media & Performing Arts (2007 - 2011) / School of the Arts and Media (2012 - )
  • School of Fibre Science & Technology
  • School of Food Technology (1976 - 1985) / School of Food Science & Technology (1985)
  • School of French
  • School of Geology
  • School of Geography
  • School of German (1968 - 1979) / School of German Studies (1979 - 1990)
  • School of German and Russian Studies
  • School of Highway Engineering
  • School of History (1) (1960 - 1961)
  • School of History (2) (1963 - 2007)
  • School of History and Philosophy (2007 - 2011) / School of Humanities (2012 - 2013)
  • School of History and Philosophy of Science (1) (1966 - 1988) / School of Science and Technology Studies (1988 - 2002) / School of History and Philosophy of Science (2) (2002 - 2007)
  • School of History and Political Science
  • School of Hospital Administration (1956 - 1969) / School of Health Administration (1969 - 1989) / School of Health Services Management (1989 - 2000)
  • School of Human Genetics
  • School of Humanities and Languages
  • School of Industrial Relations and Organisational Behaviour
  • School of Information Systems
  • School of Information Systems, Technology and Management
  • School of Landscape Architecture
  • School of Law
  • School of Librarianship (1959 - 1992) / School of Information, Library and Archive Studies (1992 - 1999)
  • School of Media Arts (1) (1990 - 1991) / School of Media Art (1991 - 1994)
  • School of Media Arts (2) (2001 - 2013)
  • School of Media & Communications
  • School of Media, Film & Theatre
  • School of Medical Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Metallurgy (1952 - 1985) / School of Materials Science & Engineering (1986 - )
  • School of Microbiology (1968 - 1990) / School of Microbiology & Immunology (1990 - 2001)
  • School of Mineral Resources (1986) / School of Mines (1986 - 1997)
  • School of Mining Engineering (3) (1997 - )
  • School of Modern Language Studies (1995 - 2007) / School of Languages & Linguistics (2007 - 2011) / School of International Studies (2012 - 2013)
  • School of Music & Music Education
  • School of Nuclear Engineering
  • School of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • School of Optometry (1977 - 2001) / School of Optometry & Vision Science (2001 - )
  • School of Organisation and Management (2004 - 2011) / School of Management (2012 -)
  • School of Paediatrics
  • School of Pathology
  • School of Performing Arts
  • School of Philosophy
  • School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering
  • School of Physiology (1960 - 1970) / School of Physiology & Pharmacology (1970 - 2001)
  • School of Political Science (1) (1960 - 1961)
  • School of Political Science (2) (1964 - 2000) / School of Politics and International Relations (2000 - 2007)
  • School of Primary and Computer Education (1990) / School of Teacher Education (1991 - 1996)
  • School of Psychiatry
  • School of Risk and Actuarial Studies
  • School of Russian
  • School of Safety Science (1998 - 2008) / School of Risk and Safety Sciences (2008 - 2010)
  • School of Social Science and Policy
  • School of Social Sciences and International Studies (2007 - 2011) / School of Social Sciences (2012 - )
  • School of Sociology (1960 - 2003) / School of Sociology & Anthropology (2003 - 2007)
  • School of Spanish (1968 - 1970) / School of Spanish & Latin American Studies (1971 - 1994)
  • School of Sport and Leisure Studies
  • School of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
  • School of Studio Arts (1990 - 1991) / School of Studio Art (1991 - 1994)
  • School of Surgery
  • School of Surveying (1970 - 1994) / School of Geomatic Engineering (1995 - 2001) / School of Surveying and Spatial Information Systems (2001 - 2012) / School of Surveying and Geospatial Engineering (2012 - 2013)
  • School of Textile Technology
  • School of Theatre & Film Studies (1993 - 1997) / School of Theatre, Film & Dance Studies (1997 - 1998) / School of Theatre, Film & Dance (1998 - 2004)
  • School of Town Planning (1971 - 1995) / School of Planning & Urban Development (1995 - 1997)
  • School of Traffic Engineering (1957 - 1972) / School of Transportation and Traffic Engineering (1972 - 1977)
  • School of Transport and Highways
  • School of Western European Languages
  • School of Women's and Children's Health
  • School of Wool Technology (1951 - 1967) / School of Wool & Pastoral Sciences (1967 - 1985)
  • School of Zoology
  • South Western Sydney Clinical School
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering
  • Department of Analytical Chemistry
  • Department of Anatomy
  • Department of Applied Chemistry (1949 - 51) / School of Applied Chemistry (1951 - 1957) / School of Chemistry (1) (1957 - 2001)
  • Department of Applied Geology
  • Department of Applied Mechanics
  • Department of Applied Organic Chemistry
  • Department of Applied Physics (1949 - 51) / School of Applied Physics (1951 - 60) / School of Physics (1960 - )
  • Department of Architecture & Building (1949 - 51) / School of Architecture & Building (1951 - 1971) / School of Architecture (1971 - 1997)
  • Department of Aviation
  • Department of Behavioural Science (1970 - 1978) / Department of Organisational Behaviour (1979 - 1983) / Organisational Behaviour Unit (1983 - 1988) 
  • Department of Biochemical Engineering
  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Department of Biological Process Engineering
  • Department of Biological Sciences
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Ceramic Engineering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering (1949 - 51) / School of Chemical Engineering (1) (1951 - 1979)
  • Department of Chinese & Indonesian (1995 - 2001) / Department of Chinese & Indonesian Studies (2001 - 2007)
  • Department of Civil Engineering (1949 - 51) / School of Civil Engineering (1951 - 97) / School of Civil & Environmental Engineering (1997 - )
  • Department of Civil Engineering Materials (1971 - 1988) / Department of Geotechnical Engineering (1988 - 1998)
  • Department of Communications
  • Department of Control Engineering (c. 1965 - 1972) / Department of Systems and Control (1972 - 1998)
  • Department of Design Studies
  • Department of Dramatic Art (1959) / Department of Drama (1960 - 1966)
  • Department of Economic History
  • Department of Economic Statistics (c. 1961 - 1967) / Department of Econometrics (1967 - 1997)
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Electric Power Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering (1949 - 51) / School of Electrical Engineering (1) (1951 - 80) / School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (1981 - 90) / School of Electrical Engineering (2) (1991 - 98) / School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications (1998 - )
  • Department of Electronic Computation (c. 1965 - 1972) / Department of Computer Science (1972 - 1991)
  • Department of Engineering Construction (1973) / Department of Engineering Construction and Management (1973 - 1998)
  • Department of English
  • Department of Finance
  • Department of Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
  • Department of Food Science & Technology
  • Department of Food Technology
  • Department of French (1) (1963 - 1968)
  • Department of French (2) (1995 - 2007)
  • Department of Fuel Technology
  • Department of General Studies
  • Department of German
  • Department of German and Russian Studies
  • Department of German Studies
  • Department of Government
  • Department of History (1) (1952 - 1959)
  • Department of History (2) (1961 - 1963)
  • Department of History and Philosophy of Science
  • Department of Humanities & Social Sciences (1950 - 1951) / School of Humanities & Social Sciences (1951 - 1959)
  • Department of Industrial Arts
  • Department of Industrial Design
  • Department of Industrial Relations
  • Department of Information Systems
  • Department of Inorganic and General Chemistry (c. 1951 - 1971) / Department of Inorganic Chemistry (1971 - 1983) / Department of Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry (1983 - 1998)
  • Department of Landscape Architecture
  • Department of Legal Studies and Taxation
  • Department of Marketing (1966 - 1970) / School of Marketing (1970 - )
  • Department of Mathematics (1949 - 51) / School of Mathematics (1951 - 2006) / School of Mathematics & Statistics (2006 - )
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering (1949 - 51) / School of Mechanical Engineering (1951 - 67) / School of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (1967 - 90) / School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (1990 - )
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy
  • Department of Mining Engineering (1) (1949 - 1951) / School of Mining Engineering (1) (1951) / School of Mining Engineering & Applied Geology (1951 - 1963) / School of Mining Engineering (2) (1963 - 1985)
  • Department of Mining Engineering (2) (1986 - 1997)
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Organic Chemistry
  • Department of Pathology
  • Department of Philosophy (1) (1952 - 1959)
  • Department of Philosophy (2) (1964 - 1966)
  • Department of Physical Chemistry
  • Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Production Engineering (1949 - 1959) / Department of Industrial Engineering (1959 - 1989)
  • Department of Russian (1983 - 1987) / Department of Russian Studies (1987 - 1994)
  • Department of Safety Science
  • Department of Social Science and Policy
  • Department of Social Work (1967 - 1968) / School of Social Work (1968 - 2007)
  • Department of Sociology, Culture & Communication
  • Department of Sociology & Social Anthropology
  • Department of Solid State Electronics (c. 1965 - 1982) / Department of Electronics (1982 - 1998)
  • Department of Spanish
  • Department of Spanish & Latin American Studies
  • Department of Structural Engineering
  • Department of Structural Mechanics
  • Department of Surveying
  • Department of Textile Technology
  • Department of Theatre Studies (1990 - 1991) / Department of Theatre & Film Studies (1991 - 1993)
  • Department of Transport Engineering
  • Department of Water Engineering
  • Department of Wool Science (1986 - 1987) / Department of Wool and Animal Science (1988 - 1997)
  • Department of Zoology
  • Actuarial Studies Unit
  • Asian Studies Unit
  • Australian School of Taxation and Business Law
  • Centre for Biomedical Engineering (1976 - 1994) / Graduate School for Biomedical Engineering (1994 - )
  • Centre for Medical Education, Research and Development (CMERD) (1973 - 1983) / School of Medical Education (1983 - 2000)
  • Centre for Petroleum Engineering Studies (1984 - 1998) / School of Petroleum Engineering (1998 - )