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The University of Sydney

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Sydney was founded on the principle of giving everyone the opportunity to realise their potential through education and still holds that belief just as strongly today.

Currently ranked 4th in the world, and 1st in Australia, for graduate employability*, the University of Sydney is also consistently placed among the top 50 universities in the world**. With a reimagined undergraduate curriculum, world-class facilities, inspirational academics and a vibrant campus life, it is a place where students can attain widely recognised and respected qualifications.

The University offers Australia’s broadest range of disciplines and its research focuses on finding solutions to society’s biggest challenges. With more than 400 areas of study to choose from, students have the flexibility to follow their interests, broaden their skills, and enjoy internship and global exchange opportunities.

Outside the classroom, students can make lifelong friends and connections, and enjoy unforgettable experiences, with more than 200 student-run clubs and societies bringing the campus to life. Our community – which covers the world – includes more than 50,000 students, 3400 academic staff, and 320,000 alumni.

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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2017

** QS World University Rankings, 2016–17

This institute is rated 5+ Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
45
2016
=46
2017
50
2018
  • 78.00
    Overall Score
  • 99.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 70.3
    Citations per Faculty
  • 98.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 98.1
    International Students
=1
2017
  • 91.90
    Overall Score
  • 91
    Academic Reputation
  • 93.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 83.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    H-index Citations
4
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 92.00
    Overall Score
  • 90.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 95.1
    Partnerships with Employers
  • 87.2
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 97.5
    Employer-Student Connections
  • 89.4
    Graduate Employment Rate
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,360
International
1,829

Number of students

46,678
Postgraduate 38%
Undergraduate 62%

Number of international students

17,030
Postgraduate 58%
Undergraduate 42%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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English Language Proficiency Requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.