Program Details

Every year hundreds of students from around the world are welcomed to the University of Sydney through our Sydney Abroad programs! Find out why we're Australia's favourite option!
Sydney, Australia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, MayMester Intersession, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Every year hundreds of students from around the world are welcomed to the University of Sydney through our Sydney Abroad programs. Some come for our academic reputation and our wide range of courses, while others wish to experience our vibrant student life bolstered by our guaranteed housing and unique Internship Program. Whatever the reason, join us and find out why we’re Australia’s favourite option.

  • Spoilt for choice
    We have the largest selection of subjects offered by any university in Australia: over 3000 units of study available across 9 Faculties and Schools
  • Guaranteed accommodation
    Modern, clean and well-equipped accommodation at Urbanest with a mixed international/domestic student population and all minutes walk to campus
  • Internships
    Credit-bearing industry or research placement run internally by the Sydney Abroad team to facilitate best-fit matching between student and host
  • Mates Abroad and Social Calendar
    An opt-in mentor program for students to meet Australian students, ease their transition into Sydney life, foster an international culture, and share exciting adventures in Australia together
  • Campus Culture
    Ranked 1st for the best student experience in Australia: there are more than 200 student clubs and societies, 43 which are sports clubs, 12 cafes and 8 bars on campus, 4 live performance spaces and 2 fitness centres


Setting Description:
We sit in the top 0.3 percent of universities worldwide, ensuring that Australian innovation and research is recognised on the international stage. Ranked 46th in the world in the 2016/17 QS World University Rankings and consistently within the top three in Australia, the University of Sydney is one of the country’s leading research-intensive universities and oldest member of the prestigious Group of Eight. Sydney ranks second on a list of the 50 best cities in the world in which to live, work and study*, above New York and Paris. *PwC ‘Cities of Opportunity’ report, 2014 Fast Facts - Sydney University in numbers: • Enrolled students in 2015; 52,000+ • Alumni worldwide: 270,000 • Countries represented by our student body: 134 • Items in the University's Library: more than 5.2 million • Student exchange agreements: 286 (in more than 30 countries) • Academic staff: 3400+
$12,000 AUD (approximately $8600 USD) flat rate per semester (waived for Exchange students) (2016/2017 rate), Mandatory Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC): $322 AUD for 6 months, $594 AUD for 12 months (2016 rate)

Additional Program Information

You need to have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale, or an average grade of 'C' or better on the European ECTS grading scale (or equivalent).

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