The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is one of the leading institutions for research and higher education in Australia. With ten Faculties and a University College at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA), UNSW consists of 70 Schools, five Institutes and six teaching hospitals. UNSW is one of Australia's major research institutions, with more than 70 Research Centres and 12 government-funded Cooperative Research Centres. UNSW's research strengths span all disciplines from biomedical research, information technology and materials engineering, through to economics, social policy, history and interactive cinema. The main campus is situated near the business hub of Sydney, Australia's largest city, providing easy access to a wide range of academic, cultural and social activities. The University College (ADFA) is located in Canberra and uses civilian academic staff to educate Australia’s future military officers.