We make lives better by producing leaders of society…
The University of Sydney has been challenging traditions for more than 160 years. Progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo and improving the world around us is in our DNA.
Our multicultural city is a great place for students. Sydney’s climate and stunning landmarks, along with our reputation and world rankings, are just some of the reasons international students flock to our University.
Our campuses have welcoming social scenes, with clubs, societies, entertainment venues and sporting facilities all ready to indulge your hobbies and interests. We also offer many orientation events to help you settle in and make new friends.
Why Study Here?
We sit in the top 0.3% of universities worldwide, ensuring that Australian innovation and research is recognised on the international stage.
Faculties and Schools
We offer the widest range of academic programs of any university in Australia, with eight disciplines ranked among the top 20 in the recent QS World University Rankings.
Our teachers, researchers and leading thinkers are paving the way for solutions to complex global issues impacting upon our health, environment, technology and culture.
Across 16 faculties, we have research teams working on creating cleaner fuels, faster internet, treatment for chronic illness, and more sustainable ways of living.
We have 75 research centres, 12 ARC Centres of Excellence, 15 Cooperative Research Centres and are rated above world standard for 75 percent of almost 100 academic fields.
Explore our schools and disciplines and discover why we’re consistently named among the top three universities in Australia by QS World University Rankings.
Explore Sydney living options both on and off campus. Whether you're looking to join a residential college or set up a shared house off campus, we can offer guidance.
Julian Day/ Master of Fine Arts
“Being right in the heart of Sydney, you are so close to everything: the cafès of Glebe, the shops of Newtown. There’s a real sense of energy and life.”