The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) is an innovative and practice-oriented university with an international outlook. Situated in the heart of Australia’s global city of Sydney, UTS is a 10 minute walk from Sydney’s Central railway station, in the creative industries precinct.
UTS offers career-relevant education across a diverse range of traditional and emerging fields. With a focus on practical innovation and excellent education, UTS was rated five stars in the new QS Stars™ system in 2012 and rated 29 in the Top 50 under 50 QS GLOBAL index of newer universities.
The social and cultural diversity of our students, staff, partners in industry and the community is another key strength of UTS. Of 32,500 students more than 7,800 are international students from 120 countries. This diversity creates a vibrant and rich learning environment that exposes students to a range of points of view and values. Such exposure to working with a diverse mixture of people helps prepare graduates for workplaces of today and the future.
Excellent teaching - UTS teaching excellence is complemented by the UTS Model of Learning, an integrated approach to learning that encourages dynamic forms of professional practice, international and intercultural engagement, research and cutting edge technologies.
Practice-oriented learning - Leading industry professionals regularly help to develop and review UTS courses to provide a balance between theory and contemporary practical application. Our courses include major projects, real-life case studies, extensive group work and field-trips which help students place their knowledge in a real-world context. Professional placement and work experience subjects also equip students with valuable practical skills.
World-class facilities - UTS provides students with technologically advanced facilities to support their academic, social and sporting life at university, including 24-hour access to computer labs and one of the most technologically capable libraries in the Southern Hemisphere. Future students can enjoy our revitalised campus including the newly completed multi-purpose sports hall, with indoor sports court, a gym and dance studio and changing rooms. Our indoor and outdoor study spaces have wifi access, and on-campus accommodation is available for 720 students.
Collaborative Networks - More than 150 companies partner with UTS, sharing their resources and expertise. UTS's Vice-Chancellor’s Industry Advisory Board includes CEOs and visionary leaders representing the broad spectrum of industries integral to the university. UTS is a founding member of the Australian Technology Network (ATN), an influential alliance of five leading Australian technology universities building strategic partnerships to undertake solution-based research.
Innovative and recognised courses - Many of our courses are accredited by a wide range of professional associations and governing bodies, giving our students the capacity to work internationally. UTS courses are also continually updated to reflect relevant developments in research, technology and industry.
Excellent support - UTS provides comprehensive support services for international students, including English language support, a multi-faith prayer room, career counselling, health and housing services, sporting facilities and a peer support network.
UTS offers over 100 undergraduate and 150 postgraduate courses across the following study areas:
> Design, Architecture and Building
> Information Technology
> International Studies
Strengths and research areas
UTS collaborates closely with industry and research organisations to develop pioneering research solutions, which have a real impact on communities within Australia and abroad. UTS research is benchmarked at world standard or above by the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) released in December 2012 by the Australian Federal Government.
The university has established a reputation for research in traditional and emerging fields, including intelligent systems and quantum computation, infectious diseases, societal change, creative industries, finance, study of choice, nanotechnology and sustainability.
UTS collaborates with universities across Australia through Cooperative Research Centres and is a member of three Australian Research Centres of Excellence.
UTS graduates are highly employable and this is reflected in a number of notable UTS alumni. Graduate of the Bachelor of Business, Rob Adams is now a CEO of Challenger Financial Services while graduate of the Bachelor in Business Accounting, David Murray, is the former CEO at the Commonwealth Bank. Other notable alumni include Morris Iemma - Former Premier NSW (Master of Law) and Hugh Jackman - Actor (Bachelor of Arts in Communication - Journalism) and the 2008 Chancellor’s Alumni Award for Excellence).
UTS offers scholarships for international students, available university-wide or for study in particular faculties. The Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship awards A$2,000 to eligible international students based on academic merit. The International Academic Excellence Scholarship provides A$2,000 towards tuition fees for eligible postgraduate students. For more information about all scholarships offered to international students at UTS, visit: http://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/international/essential-information/scholarships-and-financial-aid
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