The University of Sydney

Camperdown, Sydney

  • #41 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 57,354Total Students
  • 3,297Faculty
  • 35,254Int'l Students

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The world is changing, and university education needs to change too.

The University of Sydney has reimagined the Sydney Undergraduate Experience – the way it teaches and the way students will learn – to prepare them for a future full of possibilities. Every student will graduate with the confidence and ability to think critically, collaborate productively and influence the world.

Follow your interests

At the University of Sydney, the flexible structure of the undergraduate degrees means you can find the right study path for you. Offering more than 400 areas of study, you can choose majors and minors outside your primary degree, work on real-world projects, undertake an international experience, access advanced coursework or boost your personal development through online workshops.
 
You can also supercharge your experience with the combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies, and for high-achieving students, the University has introduced the Dalyell Scholars program.

With the largest global mobility program in Australia, including more than 250 partner universities in over 40 countries, you have the opportunity to combine study and travel and set yourself up for a global career.

All students are taught by world-class academics who look at problems from every angle, drawing on multidisciplinary expertise to find new solutions. Across a number of academic disciplines, the University is ranked the best in Australia and in the top 10 worldwide*.

The University’s disciplines span:

•    architecture, urbanism and interaction design
•    arts and social sciences
•    business
•    education and social work
•    engineering and information technologies
•    health, medicine and dentistry
•    law
•    music
•    science, agriculture, environment and veterinary science.

My Course Guide


Search, compare and short-list your preferred courses, and create your personalised course guide.
mycourseguide.sydney.edu.au

Explore all courses.


* QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019


The University of Sydney offer the widest range of academic programs of any university in Australia.

The teachers, researchers and leading thinkers are paving the way for solutions to complex global issues impacting upon our health, environment, technology and culture.

Across our faculties, we have research teams working on creating cleaner fuels, faster internet, treatment for chronic illness, and more sustainable ways of living.

Faculties include:

The University of Sydney draws students not only from all over Australia, but from all over the world, so not only are students learning their coursework, but more importantly, they are learning from each other. Every student has something to offer the community, and everybody’s path is unique.

Student experience at the University of Sydney has consistently been ranked among the best in Australia. Striving to ensure that students have every opportunity to live up to their potential from day one, graduates of the University go on to be leaders in their chosen fields.

The University of Sydney Union (USU) run more than 200 clubs and societies, including 26 cultural groups. You can meet a variety of people, team up and make new friends, share your ideas and learn new skills through performances, sports and leadership opportunities.

The USU also run the Clubs and Societies Program, which has more than 200 campus clubs – from calligraphy to photography, Pokemon to handball, there's something for everyone.

Sydney Uni Sport and Fitness
offers a huge range of facilities, programs and events to keep you healthy and active. You can get involved in athletics, swimming, tennis, golf, hockey, soccer, rugby union, rowing, scuba diving, skiing and more.

The University’s facilities are also home to performance spaces, museums, on-campus bars, cafes and even a heritage-listed graffiti tunnel.



Admission criteria
Whether you are applying as a domestic or international student, understanding the criteria for admission is essential.  Check the specific admission criteria for your course.

You can also check to see whether:


Applying to the University

The application process depends on whether you're applying as an undergraduate, postgraduate, domestic or international student. 

From submitting your application to accepting an offer and enrolling, we're here to help. Please visit our how to apply page for more information.


The Careers Centre will offer Career advice and thousands of student jobs their database. Right from your first year at university, you have access to an abundance of career counselling services and resources to help put you in the best career position by the end of your degree.

About

The world is changing, and university education needs to change too.

The University of Sydney has reimagined the Sydney Undergraduate Experience – the way it teaches and the way students will learn – to prepare them for a future full of possibilities. Every student will graduate with the confidence and ability to think critically, collaborate productively and influence the world.

Follow your interests

At the University of Sydney, the flexible structure of the undergraduate degrees means you can find the right study path for you. Offering more than 400 areas of study, you can choose majors and minors outside your primary degree, work on real-world projects, undertake an international experience, access advanced coursework or boost your personal development through online workshops.
 
You can also supercharge your experience with the combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies, and for high-achieving students, the University has introduced the Dalyell Scholars program.

With the largest global mobility program in Australia, including more than 250 partner universities in over 40 countries, you have the opportunity to combine study and travel and set yourself up for a global career.

All students are taught by world-class academics who look at problems from every angle, drawing on multidisciplinary expertise to find new solutions. Across a number of academic disciplines, the University is ranked the best in Australia and in the top 10 worldwide*.

The University’s disciplines span:

•    architecture, urbanism and interaction design
•    arts and social sciences
•    business
•    education and social work
•    engineering and information technologies
•    health, medicine and dentistry
•    law
•    music
•    science, agriculture, environment and veterinary science.

My Course Guide


Search, compare and short-list your preferred courses, and create your personalised course guide.
mycourseguide.sydney.edu.au

Explore all courses.


* QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019


The University of Sydney offer the widest range of academic programs of any university in Australia.

The teachers, researchers and leading thinkers are paving the way for solutions to complex global issues impacting upon our health, environment, technology and culture.

Across our faculties, we have research teams working on creating cleaner fuels, faster internet, treatment for chronic illness, and more sustainable ways of living.

Faculties include:

The University of Sydney draws students not only from all over Australia, but from all over the world, so not only are students learning their coursework, but more importantly, they are learning from each other. Every student has something to offer the community, and everybody’s path is unique.

Student experience at the University of Sydney has consistently been ranked among the best in Australia. Striving to ensure that students have every opportunity to live up to their potential from day one, graduates of the University go on to be leaders in their chosen fields.

The University of Sydney Union (USU) run more than 200 clubs and societies, including 26 cultural groups. You can meet a variety of people, team up and make new friends, share your ideas and learn new skills through performances, sports and leadership opportunities.

The USU also run the Clubs and Societies Program, which has more than 200 campus clubs – from calligraphy to photography, Pokemon to handball, there's something for everyone.

Sydney Uni Sport and Fitness
offers a huge range of facilities, programs and events to keep you healthy and active. You can get involved in athletics, swimming, tennis, golf, hockey, soccer, rugby union, rowing, scuba diving, skiing and more.

The University’s facilities are also home to performance spaces, museums, on-campus bars, cafes and even a heritage-listed graffiti tunnel.



Admission criteria
Whether you are applying as a domestic or international student, understanding the criteria for admission is essential.  Check the specific admission criteria for your course.

You can also check to see whether:


Applying to the University

The application process depends on whether you're applying as an undergraduate, postgraduate, domestic or international student. 

From submitting your application to accepting an offer and enrolling, we're here to help. Please visit our how to apply page for more information.


The Careers Centre will offer Career advice and thousands of student jobs their database. Right from your first year at university, you have access to an abundance of career counselling services and resources to help put you in the best career position by the end of your degree.

Available programs

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #39
  • 2014
    #38
  • 2015
    #=37
  • 2016
    #45
  • 2017
    #=46
  • 2018
    #50
  • 2019
    #42
  • 2020
    #42
  • 2021
    #40
  • 2022
    #38
  • 2023
    #41

Student & Staff

Total students
57,354

39%
61%

International students
35,254

47%
53%

Total faculty staff
3,297

1539
1758

Total students
57,354

39%
61%

International students
35,254

47%
53%

Total faculty staff
3,297

1758
1539
QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

Campus locations

One Tree Island Research Station,

One Tree Island , One Tree Island , Queensland , Australia , 4805

Sydney Eye Hospital,

8 Macquarie Street , Sydney , New South Wales , Australia , 2000

Sydney Dental Hospital,

2 Chalmers Street , Surry Hills , New South Wales , Australia , 2010

Westmead Centre for Oral Health,

Darcy Road , Westmead , New South Wales , Australia , 2145

Singapore Institute of Management,

461 Clementi Road , Singapore , Singapore , 599491

Sciences Po (France),

27 Rue Saint-Guillaume , Paris , Paris , France , 75007

Cumberland Hospital, North Parramatta,

1-11 Hainsworth Street , North Parramatta , New South Wales , Australia , 2151

Taronga Zoo Sydney,

Bradleys Head Road , Mosman , New South Wales , Australia , 2088

Fudan University,

220 Handan Road , Shanghai , Yangpu District , China ,

Camperdown/Darlington Campus,

Camperdown , Sydney , New South Wales , Australia , 2006

Westmead Campus (Medicine and Health),

Hawkesbury Road , Westmead , Australia , NSW 2145

Sydney Medical School Campuses and Teaching Hospitals,

Camperdown , Camperdown , New South Wales , Australia , 2050

Sydney Conservatorium of Music,

1 Conservatorium Rd , Sydney , New South Wales , Australia , 2000

Surry Hills Campus,

2 Chalmers Street , Surry Hills , New South Wales , Australia , 2010

Mallett Street Campus (Sydney Nursing School),

88 Mallett Street , Camperdown , New South Wales , Australia , 2050

University of Sydney Cumberland Campus,

75 East Street , Lidcombe , New South Wales , Australia , 2141

Camden Campus,

c15/335 Werombi Rd , Camden , New South Wales , Australia , 2570

133 Castlereagh Street, CBD,

Level 17 , Sydney , New South Wales , Australia , 2000

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