The University of Sydney (USYD) is an Australian public research university. It is located in Sydney, Australia. It was established in 1850 as Australia’s first university. Today, it is considered one of the most prestigious universities in the world. It is one of six Australian sandstone universities. The university has eight faculties and universities schools that offer bachelor, master's, and doctoral degrees. QS World University Rankings ranks the university among the top 25 universities in terms of academic reputation and the top 4 universities in the world. It is also the first in Australia for graduate employment ability. It was one of the first universities to accept students solely on academic merit. They also opened their doors to women on the exact same basis as men. As faculty and graduates, the university has been home to five Nobel laureates and two Crafoord winners. Seven Australian prime ministers have been educated by the university, as well as two governors-general of Australia, thirteen premiers of New South Wales, including incumbent Premier Dominic Perrottet. There are also 24 justices of Australia's High Court, including four chief justices. The university has produced 110 Rhodes Scholars as well as 19 Gates Scholars.
University of Sydney Rankings
#38 QS World University Rankings 2022
#28 in Best Global Universities by US News & World Report 2022
#2 in Best Global Universities in Australia by US News & World Report 2022
#58 World University Rankings 2022 by THE
#98 World Rank 2021-2022 by CWUR
#2 National Rank 2021- 2022 by CWUR
University of Sydney Campus
The main campus, which is located in inner-city suburbs of Camperdown, Darlington, has been listed among the top 10 most beautiful universities worldwide by the British Daily Telegraph, the American Huffington Post, and other publications such as Oxford and Cambridge. The original home of the university was in Sydney Grammar School. In 1855, the government gave land at Grose Farm, three kilometers away from the city to the university. This is the current main Camperdown campus. Edmund Blacket, an architect, accepted a senate invitation to design the first buildings. The Great Hall was completed in 1858, and the Main Building was constructed in 1859. He was responsible for the Neo-Gothic sandstone Quadrangle design and Great Tower designs, which were completed 1862. In the middle of the 20th century, the university grew rapidly and purchased land across City Road in Darlington. The Camperdown/Darlington campus houses the university's administrative headquarters, and the Faculties of Arts, Science, Education and Social Work, Pharmacy, Veterinary Science, Economics and Business, Architecture, and Engineering. It also houses the Sydney Medical School, with many affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the state.
University of Sydney Top Courses
- M.B.A Leadership and Enterprise
- M.Eng Mechanical Engineering
- M.Eng Electrical Engineering
- Master of Data Science
- B.Eng Software Engineering
- Master of Management
- Master of Information Technology
- Master in Medicine
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Nursing
- Masters in International Business
- Masters of Commerce
- Masters of Architecture
- Master of Law
- Master of Business Law
University of Sydney Services
Each of our 11 libraries is located on different campuses, and each library specializes in a specific subject. You will find a variety of facilities including areas for individual and group study.
Our compliance officers are available to assist you with all aspects of student visas and general questions about your studies.
We are here to help you:
- New eCoEs issued for approved changes in your course duration
- Referring you to support services on campus
- Sending newsletters with reminders regarding updates to student visa conditions, important semester dates, and so on
If you're interested in joining an institution of higher learning or establishing an off-campus shared house There are a variety of choices of accommodation to select from. Our accommodation team will provide advice on accommodation for students in Sydney.
- We are committed to your health and well-being. We encourage you to use the many healthcare services available on campus.
- The University Health Service is available to help you with any kind of health concern.
University of Sydney Campus life
- There are many options available on campus to fit different budgets
- Living on campus places you right in the middle of student life so that you get the most from your university experience.
University of Sydney Sports facilities
- Students should be active.
- Whether you are looking to train for a gold or a dance, spin, or Pilates class, Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness offers programs and membership options that will suit your needs.
University of Sydney Student clubs
- The Students' Representative Council (SRC), a student-run body, represents your rights.
- The Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association, (SUPRA), provides support for students enrolled in postgraduate coursework and research.
- The University of Sydney Union is a non-profit organization that offers student programs and services. You can join over 200 student societies and clubs even if your are not a member.
University of Sydney Scholarships & Financial Aid
International students are eligible for a variety of scholarships offered by the university. These scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement and merit. Some scholarships may also be offered depending on financial need. There are two types of scholarships available: General scholarships and Faculty scholarships. These are the scholarships available to undergraduate and postgraduate students:
- Sydney Scholars India Scholarship Program: An award of up to AUD 40,000 to Indian students enrolled at the university. Selection criteria for the students include academic merit and academic ability. Deadline for applying for the scholarship: Early July
- The Humanitarian High Achiever scholarship: A scholarship up to AUD 50,000 for international students with a Bridging Visa E and A. To apply for this scholarship, students must be an asylum seeker. The deadline for applying is in September.
- Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships Scheme - A scholarship up to AUD 40,000 will be awarded to international students who are applying for a CRICOS registered coursework degree at the university. A student must also have an unconditional offer to be admitted.
- International Postgraduate Research Scholarships in Astrophysics: An award of AUD 35.697 (tuition fees) for a scholarship to postgraduate students studying Astrophysics. A master's degree in research on galactic dynamics or astrophysics is required.
- International students can receive a scholarship of AUD 16,666 from Cicada Innovations Postgraduate Placement Scholarship. This is a scholarship that lasts for a maximum period of five months. To be eligible for the scholarship, students must have completed a year of PhD.