Study Aboard At University Of Sydney

A Top School in the heart of Sydney
  • Founded in 1850, the University of Sydney is consistently ranked in the top three universities in Australia, and in the top 50 universities in the world.
  • The university has 21 subjects areas ranked in the top 40 universities in the world, with liberal arts and humanities ranked 14th globally. And life sciences, social sciences and management all ranked 20th in the world – and second in Australia – this is truly a prestigious university. The Business School is AACSB accredited. (QS World University subject rankings)
  • The high rankings don’t just extend to the academics, the university campus is ranked as 9th most beautiful in the world by a recent Huffington Post article. The spacious campus boasts beautiful sandstone buildings on grassy courtyards, combined with modern architecture. With its combination of sandstone colonial buildings and modern architecture adjacent to leafy Victoria Park, the University of Sydney offers one of the most vibrant and historic settings available to students.
  • The University of Sydney’s campus is located on the edge of Sydney’s Central Business District. The university is surrounded by many unique inner-city neighborhoods known for their ”offbeat” artistic culture and café scene.
  • The university has produced six Australian prime ministers, two Nobel laureates, 3 astronauts, 110 Rhodes scholars and a collection of internationally renowned authors, academics, artists, cultural leaders, world business leaders and public figures.
  • With an enrollment of more than 50,000, including 10,000 international students from more than 145 countries, the University of Sydney provides a bustling and multicultural experience. 

LOCATION :The University of Sydney is a traditional campus, located on the edge of Sydney’s Central Business District. Visit the google map link below to see the campus location.

Learning at Sydney

As a large and well-established research institution, the university offers challenging coursework throughout the curriculum and is internationally recognized for its research in Australian studies through the Koori Centre, the AACSB-accredited Faculty of Business and Economics, the renowned Conservatorium of Music, and the Sydney College of the Arts. Course offerings include:

  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Languages and Literature
  • Media and Communications
  • International Relations
  • Sociology
  • Business and Economics
  • Engineering and Information Technologies
  • Sciences
  • Music
Life at Sydney

At the University of Sydney, which has hundreds of clubs and societies, cafes, bars, bands, theatre productions, sports, three sporting complexes, and Australia’s oldest student newspaper, Honi Soit, students are part of the country’s most vibrant and active student community.


The University of Sydney can help students find a suitable accommodations and provide students with ongoing assistance to make the move to Sydney as smooth as possible. Students can apply to live on-campus in a Residential College. Entry to a Residential College is competitive and merit-based, as these are considered more living-learning communities than just dorms, and interested students are encouraged to apply early.

Students can also pursue off-campus accommodations through the university’s Accommodation Information Service, which can offer advice on any housing agreement prior to signing. The Accommodation Information Service maintains an extensive online database that students can access to look for accommodation.

Academic Calendar

Fall semester:                   Mid-July to late-November
Spring semester:              Late February to late June
Academic year:                 Mid-July to late June


Over 3,000 courses are available in the below disciplines. For detailed instructions on how to find and select courses, and a list of popular courses see our course selection instructions. Students enroll in 3 – 4 subjects per semester (between 18 and 32 USyd credits), which usually transfers as 12 – 16 U.S. semester credits.

Academic Departments and Schools at the University of Sydney are divided into 15 academic divisions: Agriculture and Environment; Architecture, Design and Planning; Arts and Social Sciences; Business (The University of Sydney Business School); Dentistry; Education and Social Work; Engineering and Information Technologies; Health Sciences; Law (The University of Sydney Law School); Medicine (The University of Sydney Medical School); Nursing and Midwifery (Sydney Nursing School); Pharmacy; Science; Sydney College of the Arts; Sydney Conservatorium of Music and Veterinary Science.

Fee & Inclusions


  • Estimated tuition and program fees: $16,060*
  • Estimated housing (on/off campus): $7,490 – $8,670

*Tuition for 4 courses. Students are permitted to enroll in 3 courses but there is no tuition discount.

FALL 2018

  • Tuition and program fees: $16,060
  • Housing (on/off campus): $7,490 – $8,670


  • Full tuition (4 courses)
  • Guaranteed, pre-arranged, off-campus housing (on-campus housing also an option in some cases)
  • Overseas health insurance, plus evacuation and repatriation insurance
  • Services of local Resident Directors
  • Five-day Orientation Program with some meals, excursions, accommodations and transportation
  • Cultural events scheduled throughout the semester
  • Wireless internet access in all housing
  • Access to pre-arranged and affordable cell phone packages
  • Access to unique and exciting optional excursions which may include New Zealand, Thailand and other places
  • Access to competitive airfares and pre-arranged group flights
  • Extensive pre-departure counseling and information packets
  • University and course selection advice
  • Official academic transcripts from host institution
  • Credit approval and transfer assistance
  • Help with student visa preparation
  • Financial aid transfer planning
  • Airport pickup and reception in Sydney
  • Arrival Welcome packet containing important local contact details and information
  • Sydney Farewell Dinner at conclusion of program
  • Host university orientation


  • International airfare ($1,800)
  • Domestic airfare in US ($500)
  • Student visa ($450)
  • Books ($365)
  • Meals during the semester ($2,000)
  • Airport transfer at the end of the semester ($50)

*Numbers are estimated based on previous student experience and budget. Actual amounts will vary depending on student.

Optional Internship

TEAN students are able to complement their academic coursework with a relevant internship in their field of study. Worth 6 credits (equivalent to to 3-4 U.S. credits) from the University of Sydney, students intern for a minimum of 120 hours with one of the university’s many partners in an industry or research placement. Alongside the internship, you’ll complete four professional development workshops, online discussions via Blackboard, reflective journals and a final internship report.

  • 2.8 GPA to apply.

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