University of Sydney

Rank 3
Location Sydney
Established 1850
Famous For Clinical Medicine, Communications


The University of Sydney is a world-renowned public research university that is located in Sydney, Australia. Established in 1850, it is the oldest Australian University, having eight academic faculties and university schools. Also known as Sydney University of informally Sydney Uni, it is one of the six sandstone universities in the country. 

Sydney University offers a wide range of academic programs, including undergraduate, postgraduate, and research degrees across various fields of study. These include arts and social sciences, business, law, medicine and health, engineering and IT, science and architecture, design, and planning. It is a leading research institution and offers multiple opportunities for students to get involved in research projects and programs. The university also has partnerships with industry and other institutions.

Services for International Students

The University of Sydney provides a range of student support services that help students succeed in their academic and personal lives while pursuing higher education. These services include academic and career advice, mental health and well-being support, financial assistance, and disability support services. As the university has a large international student population, it also provides dedicated support services for international students, including orientation programs, language and academic support, and social and cultural events.


  • 60th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 19th in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 28th in the Best Global Universities category by US News Rankings
  • 51-60th in Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2022


The University of Sydney provides a variety of accommodation options for its students. Ten residential colleges on or near the main campus offer a traditional university experience with communal living, shared meals, and social and sporting activities. The university also manages a number of self-catered apartment complexes, townhouses, and studios for students who prefer more independent living arrangements. Apart from these options, the university also provides a database of off-campus housing options, including apartments, shared houses, and rooms for rent in the surrounding suburbs.

About Location

The University of Sydney is located in the suburb of Camperdown in the inner-west region of Sydney. The university's main campus is just 3.5 kilometres from Sydney's central business district (CBD). Sydney is known for its beaches, including Bondi Beach, Coogee Beach, and Manly Beach, all of which are easily accessible by public transport. One of the most iconic landmarks, the Sydney Harbour, is just a short distance from the university, and students can also explore the arts and cultural scene of the city through its various museums and galleries. 

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