Prof. Jason Middleton

Welcome to the School of Aviation. The School of Aviation is made up from an impressive range of backgrounds, encompassing academics who are both current and recently-retired industry experts. In addition to their teaching duties, our staff hold and have held senior industry positions including Senior Management positions with Qantas, Airservices Australia, CASA, ATSB and the Federal Airports Corporation.

At UNSW Aviation our main focus is undergraduate and postgraduate studies but it also provides consultancy and short courses in aviation related topics.

We have our own Flying Operations Unit at Bankstown Airport, where students have access to lecture rooms, a flight simulator and ready access to aircraft for training and research applications. An adjacent accommodation unit for up to 30 students is available and can be booked via the School of Aviation.

Our strength lies in its faculty/industry structure and its qualified and versatile team, which includes an ever growing number of high calibre industry participants. School staff are in contact dialogue with regulatory authorities and a wide cross section of aviation representatives. UNSW Aviation is committed to the high standards essential to the future of the aviation industry in Australia and throughout the world.

Our aim is to produce graduates of the highest calibre, whose qualifications are recognized throughout the world as being of superior academic quality and of industry relevance.

I highly recommend our programs, and wish you every possible success in the program of your choice and for your future.

Professor Jason Middleton.
Head, School of Aviation.