University of Technology Sydney

University of Technology Sydney

UTS is the top-ranked young university in Australia. Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We’re known for our innovative teaching. We’re committed to practical innovation and research that benefits industry and society. We are, and always will be, an inclusive university.

Top reasons to study here

  • We also maintain strong relationships with the local community, business and the professions through a wide range of partnerships, projects and events.
  • In line with the UTS model of global practice-oriented learning, many of our students undertake professional practice during their degree.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (79)
Engineering & Technology (24)
Law (18)
Arts, Design & Architecture (17)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (15)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (12)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (7)



On 26 January 1988 — with the commencement of the University of Technology, Sydney, Act — the former New South Wales Institute of Technology became the University of Technology, Sydney.

The New South Wales Institute of Technology was established in 1964. The School of Design of the former Sydney College of the Arts was incorporated into the Institute on 25 January 1988. 


With more than 130 undergraduate and 180 postgraduate courses across emerging and traditional disciplines, UTS has a course for you. Choose from:

  • Business
  • Communication
  • Design, Architecture and Building
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health
  • Information Technology 
  • International Studies
  • Law
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Transdisciplinary Innovation

We also have a range of research and study abroad programs.

We’re committed to hands-on practical learning – theory is great but applying what you know is crucial to your success. Major projects, group work and real-life case studies are key to our practice-based approach, and they’ll give you skills you need to impress future employers.


UTS research is impact driven, providing relevant solutions to current national and international problems – what we call practical innovation. Our 5 focus areas are Health, Data Science, Sustainability, Future Work and Industry and Social Futures. 


How do we know what employers want? We ask them. We’ve put a lot of work into building extensive industry connections – 150 at last count – with organisations across a range of professional sectors. Our industry partners help us shape our course content. They also provide guest lectures, internships, scholarships and prizes. So everything you study reflects the real world of work.

Are you the entrepreneurial type? We’re surrounded by Sydney’s creative and digital industries, so you could be learning next door to and collaborating with some of the big names in your field.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


UTS is well known for its expertise Health Services Management. Through postgraduate coursework and research, we aim to:

  • Develop and sustain a research culture within health services management
  • Improve health outcomes and lower costs
  • Identify, explore, demonstrate and evaluate key strategic health care issues
  • Link health services research with policy and practice.

Student Life

Campus life

UTS is located in the heart of Sydney, one of the world most vibrant, friendly and liveable cities. Our campus is within easy walking distance to buses and train stations and surrounded by places to shop, eat, socialise and relax. 

Student clubs

ActivateUTS is dedicated to levelling-up your UTS experience. ActivateUTS has over 165 clubs and societies where like-minded students meet, socialise and contribute to the UTS community. Our clubs and societies are the foundation and start of some of the best years of your Uni life. Join as many clubs as you want. Live your best life at one of our many events, sip a drink at one of our on-campus bars, take a spin class at our gym, pick up a UTS hoodie or play a game of social basketball in your lunch break.

Ways to meet people

  • Network café
  • Researchers’ Café
  • Community Connections 
  • Activate UTS (Union)
  • Network and support groups
  • HELPS Buddy Program

Student Reviews

My personal experience in UTS
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

I came as a government scholarships in this university but in this Covid time they stopped supporting me. Also, supervision is not supportive to international students.

best university moment
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I studied most of at event management. I did some internship based on campus and made some project to pass every semester

My engagement in studies is driven by sensitivity, passion and insatiable curiosity!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I really enjoyed my studies at UTS. I was able to engage in business related topics that were easily translatable/interpretable in the world around me. Consequently, I am mindful and attentive to my position as a consumer, employee, and potential business owner in today's dynamic society. I understand the role I play and the need for sustainable interactions in order to...

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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