The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney- A world-leading university in a world-class city

We’re Australia’s first university and proud of our history of leading thinking and welcoming people from all social and cultural backgrounds for 165 years. We’re regularly ranked in the top 50 universities worldwide. We’ve taught seven prime ministers, two Nobel laureates, three astronauts,110 Rhodes scholars, one Pulitzer Prize winner and 145 Olympians.

The University of Sydney is one of Australia’s largest and most prestigious universities. Established in 1850, it is Australia’s first university, and a member of the ‘Group of Eight’, a coalition of Australia’s premier research intensive universities, and among the top three in Australia. We are ranked 42nd in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2019. We are also ranked 1st in Australia and 4th in the world for graduate employability by the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018.

Heritage-listed, sandstone buildings stand side by side with ultramodern sophisticated ones on our main campus, which is surrounded by green parklands. We are conveniently situated within close proximity to the city’s Central Business District (CBD) and also to Sydney’s world renowned, stunning ocean beaches.

We have a mix of local and internationally recruited academics with extensive teaching, business and industry expertise. They bring into the classroom years of knowledge gained from research in their respective fields.

We have an exceptional staff : student ratio with smaller, more personal classes, allowing our lecturers to cater to the students’ individual needs. The extracurricular sporting and recreational amenities, clubs and societies available to our students are second to none.

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Discover why our student experience is voted best in Australia

There’s more to university life than what happens inside the classroom. Make the most of your opportunity to get involved in campus culture, connect with others and find support to help you succeed.

Once you get to Sydney, remember you’re not alone. We offer a wide range of services to help you make the most of your time here, prepare for life beyond university, and help you if times get tough. Our world-class academic and teaching resources include extensive libraries and state-of-the-art technical, computing and research facilities. The University’s library network comprises 20 separate facilities and holds over 5 million items in total. Consistently top ranked for offering the best student experience and campus culture in Australia. We have 200 clubs and societies and an incredible range of facilities for students to enjoy

—    Academic Support – Learning assistance
—    Banking, shopping and food outlets
—    Childcare
—    Clubs, societies, sport and fitness facilities
—    Designated international student advisers
—    Disability support
—    Employment services / Career Centre
—    Health and counselling
—    Information technology support
—    Language and academic support
—    Library services
—    On-arrival reception and orientation programs
—    Peer Assisted study sessions
—    Peer Mentoring sessions
—    Prayer and worships rooms
—    Student accommodation
—    Student associations

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