The University of Sydney is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850, it is Australia's first university and is regarded as one of the world's leading universities. It is ranked as the world's 50th most reputable university. Its graduates are additionally ranked the 4th most employable in the world and 1st in Australia.
The Centre for Continuing Education is an adult education provider within the university. Extension lectures at the university were inaugurated in 1886, 36 years after the university's founding, making it Australia's longest running university continuing education program.The university comprises 9 Faculties and 3 University Schools:
Our research is driven by the big picture. We take a problem and look at it from all angles, combining the expertise and talents of scholars from many disciplines.Major research areas:
Our Careers Centre offers an abundance of services and resources to help you identify your career options and achieve your career goals.We'll help you research your career path and understand the career skills involved in securing employment. We offer career counselling and run a range of workshops including resume writing, interview techniques, networking and preparing for full-time employment, along with programs such as Graduate Edge and Interchange, as well as other activities.
Whether you're a future or current student, alumni or visitor, this is how to get in touch with us.
Whether you're looking to join a residential college or set up a shared house off campus, we can offer guidance on student accommodation in Sydney.
Living on or near our main campus puts you right in the heart of student life, so you can make the most of your study and leisure time.
From the bustle of Newtown’s King Street to the relaxed village vibe of Glebe, you won’t have to travel far from the main campus to discover the charms of Sydney’s inner west.
The University of Sydney Library consists of 11 individual libraries located across the university's various campuses. The Rare Books Library possesses several extremely rare items, including one of the two extant copies of the Gospel of Barnabas and a first edition of Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.
The University provides IT support and services University-wide (UniKey access) and Faculty (University of Sydney Medical Program website access).
Studying can be challenging, so it’s important to us that you have access to great help, advice and care, whether it’s a physiotherapist or trained counsellor.
These services are available to all students, staff and the wider community:
The main campus is the focus of the university's student life, with the student-run University of Sydney Union (known as "the Union") in possession of three buildings – Wentworth, Manning and Holme Buildings. These buildings house a large proportion of the university's catering outlets, and provide space for recreational rooms, bars and function centers. One of the largest activities organised by the Union is the Orientation Week (or 'O-week'), centring on stalls set up by clubs and societies on the Front Lawns.
The main campus is home to a variety of statues, artworks, and monuments. These include the Gilgamesh Statue and the Confucius Statue.
Whether you’re training for a gold medal or looking for a spin, dance or Pilates class, Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness (SUSF) offers programs and membership options to suit everyone.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
For media it is the best course in Australia and furthermore is the only one that allows a cross-faculty major
It is really nice to meet and study with so many excellent students in the University of Sydney.
A lot of freedom in my degree, meant that it was hard to make friends in my course because I did totally random subjects. But good if you didn't know what you wanted to do (like me). Lot of bureaucracy in this uni, caters well to international students.