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Introduction

 

Ranked 46th in the world and consistently in the top three universities in Australia, we are one of the country's major research-intensive universities and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight.

 

The respected Times Higher Education Supplement lists us among the world's top 25 universities in the world for humanities and social sciences, and in the top 50 for engineering and technology. Master of Management program is ranked number one in Australia by the Financial Times.

 

USYD's teachers and lecturers are international leaders in their fields, pushing boundaries and improving lives through initiatives addressing everything from developing cleaner fuels to fighting chronic disease.

 

USYD offer the widest range of academic programs of any Australian university and will put you in touch with a world of possibilities through their international affiliations, industry and alumni mentoring programs and innovative partnerships.

 

USYD pride themselves on their innovative edge and impressive research and education facilities, such as the University's new Business School and the Charles Perkins Centre, an interdisciplinary hub that brings together academics and practitioners to find real-world solutions to obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

 

When you study at the University of Sydney, you will join a vibrant community of over 50,000 of the world's brightest minds, including more than 10,000 international students from 145 countries. USYD campus is a dynamic, welcoming and exciting environment that is truly international in every sense.

 

Students at USYD enjoy access to over 200 clubs and societies, competitive and social sporting teams, two fully equipped fitness centres and a dynamic calendar of on-campus events and celebrations.

Faculties
  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources 
  • Architecture, Design and Planning 
  • Arts and Social Science
  • Business School
  • Dentistry
  • Engineering and Information Technologies
  • Health Sciences 
  • Sydney Law School 

 

  • Sydney Medical School
  • Sydney Nursing School
  • Pharmacy
  • Science
  • Sydney College of the Arts
  • Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • Veterinary Science 

 

 

Environment

 

Campus Location

Ranked in the top 10 most beautiful universities in the world, the University of Sydney has a network of campuses in the heart of the city and beyond. Camperdown/Darlington campus is close to Sydney’s business district and sandy beaches. The surrounding areas are both cosmopolitan and multicultural, with the lively suburb of Newtown.

 

University Life

University is more than that happens in the classroom. With 200 clubs and societies, including 26 cultural groups, and 130+ nationalities on campus, there’s something for everyone. USYD’s clubs and societies help students make the most of their university experience. They prepare students for the workforce by providing networking opportunities and allowing students to develop their leadership skills.

 

Sport and Fitness

Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness offers a huge range of facilities, programs and campus events to keep students healthy and active during their time at University. Students can get involved in athltics, swimming, tennis, gold, hockey, soccer, ruby union, rowing, scuba diving, skiing and more. Whether students just want to keep fit or compete at the highest level, USYD has got something for studnets.

 

Accommodation

Choosing where to live may be one of the biggest decisions students will make when they start university. USYD Accommodation Services website is a great place to get started. Furthermore, students will find helpful advice on where to live, expected costs, and accommodation options on and off-campus. This services also allows students to register for University-owned housing, including the newly built self-catered accommodaiton located near the Abercrombie Precinct and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. 

 

Global Opportunities

At the University of Sydney, every undergraduate student has access to global opportunities to broaden their horizons. Students’ opportunities include overseas field schools, global professional placements, and short-term, seemester, and year-long exchanges with more than 300 partner unviersities worldwide. They cover China to Chile, Norway to New Zealand, Sweden to Spain and the United States to the United Kingdom.

 

Student Support Services

Career Support

  • Vocational guidance and career planning
  • Training to develop employability skills
  • Careers fairs where students can meet employeers
  • Sydney CareerHub, an online jobs database

Health and wellbeing

  • Doctors
  • Pharmacists
  • Dentists
  • Consellors
  • Optometrists
  • Physiotherapist

Academic enrichment

  • Bridging courses
  • Online learning resources
  • Drop-in support
  • Mathematics Learning Support

Orientation and arrival session

  • Welcome to unviesity
  • Adjusting to Sydney
  • Arrival sessions
  • Meet fellow students

 

 

Notable Alumni

 

Throughout its history, University of Sydney alumni have made significant contributions to both Australia and the world. Australian leaders who have graduated from the University include two governors-general, six Australian prime ministers, the most of any university, including Australia's first, Sir Edmund Barton, four chief justices of the High Court of Australia, and twenty other justices of the High Court, as well as the third president of the United Nations General Assembly and seven Nobel laureates or Crafoord laureates.

 

According to ABC NEWS, the university produced more ultra high net worth alumni than any other Australian university and the number of rich Sydney alumni was ranked fifth outside the United States, behind Cambridge and LSE.

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