The University of Sydney, founded in 1850, is Australia's first university. Over the past 150 years, the University has built an international reputation for its outstanding teaching and as a center of research excellence. It is one of the largest universities in Australia, with over 47,000 students, including more than 10,000 international students from more than 100 different countries.
The University of Sydney is renowned for the high quality of its teaching and – with over 4,000 subjects to choose from - offers students the largest University subject selection in Australia. Courses combine essential theory with the latest practice - producing students with a richer understanding of their chosen subjects. They have an exceptional staff/student ratio.
The University of Sydney is currently ranked #2 in Australia and figures prominently in global rankings. Sydney is ranked among the world’s top 40 universities (UK Times Higher Education Supplement, October 2008).
Sydney is Australia’s most exciting city. The suburbs of Glebe and Newtown, next to the main campus, are centers of student life - full of trendy shops and cafes offering food of all types.
The central campus is five minutes from the center of the city and twenty minutes from stunning ocean beaches. The graceful historic buildings and spacious grass lawns and gardens create an atmosphere of tradition, serenity, and elegance which students find inspirational.
Studying abroad at University of Sydney in Australia is available as a semester abroad program in the Fall or Spring semesters or for a full academic year abroad.