Study at University Of Sydney

Australia

Public University, Estd. in 1850

Updated on - October 13th 2019 by Rachit Agrawal

Overview

University Of Sydney Facts

University of Sydney is situated at Sydney. It is a public research university and was founded in 1850. The college has an average of around 59,129 students at present. It has 34,012 undergraduate and 25,117 post graduate students and 3,957 doctoral students. 

  1. The University has an amazing campus, and is ranked 10th for its beauty.
  2. It is ranked 42nd worldwide and 3rd in Australia by the QS World University.
  3. It was ranked 1st in Australia by CWTS
  4. The WUR 2019, ranked the university 59th worldwide.
  5. Spear ranked the University 2nd out of 100 universities, for producing millionaires.

The university’s motto is “Sidere mens eadem mutato”. This when translated to English means- The stars change, the mind remain the same. Its present chancellor is Belinda Hutchinson.

Popular Courses

1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,282,010.00
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,439,390.00
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,045,940.00
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,439,390.00
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,282,010.00
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT

About University Of Sydney

The University of Sydney was formed as a result of expanding Sydney college. William Wentworth a graduate of the University of Cambridge and the then New South Wales Legislative Council, and Charlie Nicolson, a medical graduate from the University of Edinburgh Medical School, got together and proposed the plan to expand Sydney College to the University of Sydney. According to him, transforming the college to a university, will not only do good or the students but will also have an effect on the society, which will change it for the better. He said, “The child of every class, to become great and useful for the destiny of the country.” The plan was not initially accepted by all, but after two attempts, it was finally adopted.

On 24th September 1850, the University of Sydney Act was passed and he assent was received on 1st October 1850. Sir Charles Firoz was the one who gave the assent.  After two years the Schoolroom, Sydney Grammar School was inaugurated. John Woolley became the first principal. John Smith was the first professor of chemistry and experimental physics. On 27th of February, the university received the Royal Charter from Queen Victoria. With this charter, the degrees offered by this university got equal reputation as were received by the degrees offered by the United Kingdom Universities. In 1859, the University shifted to the Sydney suburb of Camperdown.

University of Sydney, became famous very quickly, and it deserved the fame it got. A significant figure from 1927 to 1958 said that University of Sydney was “ Sydney’s best known Academics” The University’s main campus has a wonderful structure and it is no surprise that it also got ranked 10th in the world’s most beautiful universities by the British Daily Telegraph, and The Huffington Post. The main campus also has a lot of artifacts. It has plenty of statues and artworks and monuments, which makes it even more breathtaking. The University is home to some of the famous statues, such as the Gilgamesh Statue and the Confucius Statue. Some of the other architects of this university are, Walter Liberty Vernon, Burley Griffin, Leslie Wikinson. The University has a very artifact feel to it. It was designed by an architect and the founding dean. The design was a master plan and it was made on the basis of the master plan that was drawn by Walter Burley Griffin, which he drew for the campus, but went unused for some unknown reason. 

The University also has a number of other campuses, spread across Sydney. They are

  1. Mallett Street Campus
  2. Cumberland Campus
  3. The Sydney Dental Hospital
  4. Rozelle Campus
  5. Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  6. Camden Campus

The university also takes care of training its students to the fullest extent. For this purpose, it has few other facilities for the training purpose. They are

  1. Sydney Medical School
  2. One Tree Island
  3. The IA Watson Grains Research Centre
  4. The Molonglo Observatory
  5. Maningrida
  6. Arthursleigh
  7. Taylors College

The college owns a library, and the best part is that the famous University of Sydney Library consists of 11 individual libraries, spread across its campuses. This makes it very convenient for all the students. The Fisher and Health Sciences Library also offers disability support services. Without doubt, the library happens to be the largest academic library in the whole of the southern Hemisphere. And the library is not just famous for being the largest; it is also famous for the books that are available there. It is home to two copies of a very famous book, the Gospel of Barnabas and the first edition of Isaac Newton’s Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica. These rare book collection, has pulled the university’s famous to a very high extent.  The university also has a Centre for adults. It is called the Centre for Continuing Education. It was started 36 years after the establishment of the university, and is also the longest running continuing education program of Australia.

Notable Alumni

There are several notable alumni who have studied at University Of Sydney. Some of the notable alumni of University Of Sydney are:

NameDescription
Matt BarrieChief executive officer of Freelancer.com
Eddie WooAn Australian mathematician
Nicholas Saunders (vice-chancellor)An Australian academic and was the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Newcastle
Andrea NieldAn Australian architect
Glenn StevensAn Australian economist who was the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia

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Courses and Fees

Popular Degrees

M.Sc. + Ph.D. (Masters of Science + Doctorate of Philosphy)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,282,010.00
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
B.S.W. (Bachelor of Social Welfare)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,439,390.00
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,439,390.00
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
B.V.A. (Bachelor of Visual Arts)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,439,390.00
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
B.Voc. (Bachelor of Vocation)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 2,439,390.00
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL

Browse Courses by Area of Study

Business & Management

13 Courses

Computer Science & IT

4 Courses

Education

6 Courses

Engineering

27 Courses

Fine Arts

58 Courses

Law

5 Courses

Mathematics

No Courses

Medicine

15 Courses

Professional Studies

1 Courses

Science

58 Courses

Social Science

114 Courses

Sports

6 Courses

List of courses

1.

Master Of Veterinary Studies

4-years | 2,439,390.00/- | PG

2.

Master Of Urbanism - Urban Design

2-years | 1,757,410.00/- | PG

3.

Master Of Urban And Regional Planning

1.5-years | 1,757,410.00/- | PG

4.

Master Of Teaching - School Counselling

2-years | 2,098,400.00/- | PG

5.
6.

Master Of Surgery - Research

2-years | 2,439,390.00/- | PG

7.

Master Of Strategic Public Relations

1.5-years | 1,967,250.00/- | PG

8.

Master Of Social Work

2-years | 2,098,400.00/- | PG

9.

Master Of Public Administration

1-year | 2,675,460.00/- | PG

10.

Master Of Project Management

1.5-years | 2,334,470.00/- | PG

Admission Procedures

How to Apply

The University of Sydney was formed as a result of expanding Sydney college. William Wentworth a graduate of the University of Cambridge and the then New South Wales Legislative Council, and Charlie Nicolson, a medical graduate from the University of Edinburgh Medical School, got together and proposed the plan to expand Sydney College to the University of Sydney. According to him, transforming the college to a university, will not only do good or the students but will also have an effect on the society, which will change it for the better. He said, “The child of every class, to become great and useful for the destiny of the country.” The plan was not initially accepted by all, but after two attempts, it was finally adopted.

On 24th September 1850, the University of Sydney Act was passed and he assent was received on 1st October 1850. Sir Charles Firoz was the one who gave the assent.  After two years the Schoolroom, Sydney Grammar School was inaugurated. John Woolley became the first principal. John Smith was the first professor of chemistry and experimental physics. On 27th of February, the university received the Royal Charter from Queen Victoria. With this charter, the degrees offered by this university got equal reputation as were received by the degrees offered by the United Kingdom Universities. In 1859, the University shifted to the Sydney suburb of Camperdown.

University of Sydney, became famous very quickly, and it deserved the fame it got. A significant figure from 1927 to 1958 said that University of Sydney was “ Sydney’s best known Academics” The University’s main campus has a wonderful structure and it is no surprise that it also got ranked 10th in the world’s most beautiful universities by the British Daily Telegraph, and The Huffington Post. The main campus also has a lot of artifacts. It has plenty of statues and artworks and monuments, which makes it even more breathtaking. The University is home to some of the famous statues, such as the Gilgamesh Statue and the Confucius Statue. Some of the other architects of this university are, Walter Liberty Vernon, Burley Griffin, Leslie Wikinson. The University has a very artifact feel to it. It was designed by an architect and the founding dean. The design was a master plan and it was made on the basis of the master plan that was drawn by Walter Burley Griffin, which he drew for the campus, but went unused for some unknown reason. 

The University also has a number of other campuses, spread across Sydney. They are

  1. Mallett Street Campus
  2. Cumberland Campus
  3. The Sydney Dental Hospital
  4. Rozelle Campus
  5. Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  6. Camden Campus

The university also takes care of training its students to the fullest extent. For this purpose, it has few other facilities for the training purpose. They are

  1. Sydney Medical School
  2. One Tree Island
  3. The IA Watson Grains Research Centre
  4. The Molonglo Observatory
  5. Maningrida
  6. Arthursleigh
  7. Taylors College

The college owns a library, and the best part is that the famous University of Sydney Library consists of 11 individual libraries, spread across its campuses. This makes it very convenient for all the students. The Fisher and Health Sciences Library also offers disability support services. Without doubt, the library happens to be the largest academic library in the whole of the southern Hemisphere. And the library is not just famous for being the largest; it is also famous for the books that are available there. It is home to two copies of a very famous book, the Gospel of Barnabas and the first edition of Isaac Newton’s Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica. These rare book collection, has pulled the university’s famous to a very high extent.  The university also has a Centre for adults. It is called the Centre for Continuing Education. It was started 36 years after the establishment of the university, and is also the longest running continuing education program of Australia.

Requirements & Eligibility

Area of StudyUGPG
ArchitectureIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 96
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 96
Business and ManagementIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 96
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 96
Computer Science and ITIELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 85
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 85
EducationIELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 85
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 85
EngineeringIELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 85
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 96
Fine ArtsIELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 85
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 96
LawIELTS: 7.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 105
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 96
MedicineIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 105
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 96
Professional StudiesIELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 85
IELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
ScienceIELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 85
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 85
Social ScienceIELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 85
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 96
SportsIELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 85
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 105

Important Deadlines

Area of StudyUGPG
Architecture December 03,2019 December 03,2019
Business and Management December 03,2019 December 03,2019
Computer Science and IT December 03,2019 December 03,2019
Education December 03,2019 December 03,2019
Engineering December 03,2019 December 03,2019
Fine Arts December 03,2019 December 03,2019
Law December 03,2019 December 03,2019
Medicine November 05,2019 December 03,2019
Professional Studies December 03,2019 -
Science December 03,2019 December 03,2019
Social Science December 03,2019 December 03,2019
Sports December 03,2019 December 03,2019

Life at University Of Sydney

 

The University takes care of its students in every way possible. It was also built in a way to keep the students at awe, and to teach them more than just that comes in their course. They also provide psychotherapists and counselors, so that the students can take their guidance. They also get help for their career and study choices.

  • The college has a lot of clubs and societies. These societies are run by the student union.
  • They also let the students join sports teams, and provide them with professional training.
  • Throughout the year, the college= hosts numerous events.

International Students

The University student body consists of a fair amount is students who come from overseas. About 50,000 students who study there are from foreign countries. The University staff takes care that every student is treated equally and welcomes every candidate with warmth. 

Accommodation Details

The university provides accommodation facility to all, undergraduate and postgraduate students. They have 14 residential colleges. The students can choose any residence, either outside or inside the campus. The residences are beautiful. They all have a pretty rooftop view. They are provided with individual dining halls and kitchen. There are also theatres attached to the residence. For applying for residential facilities, follow the following steps:

  1. Fill in the residence application
  2. If asked for suggestions for a roommate, fill in truthfully
  3. Pay the fee 

The rent in places around the college is around AUD $20,290/month.

Key Attractions

There are hundreds of students clubs and groups, which acts as an entertainment for the students. This way the students learn something new, and also enjoy themselves. Some of the other attractions of the college are:

  1. The University is home to the Neo-Gothic sandstone quadrangle designed by Edmund Blacket.
  2. It has a satellite campus and also own the Great Tower
  3. It also owns the largest library of the Southern Hemisphere.
  4. It also has in its name the popular Nicholson Museum of Antiques.
  5. The college is filled with famous statues.

The students are always entertained. The University takes are that the students have a full fledged life whilst living there. The clubs and societies are also a way of taking some time off from their studies.

 

Living Cost

Accomodation

1827 AUD
Per Month

Food

300 AUD
Per Month

Entertainment

200 AUD
Per Month

Utility

183 AUD
Per Month

Travel

160 AUD
Per Month

Misc

200 AUD
Per Month

Coke

3 AUD
Per Month

Mcdonalds Meal

10 AUD
Per Month

Accomodation

1827 AUD/Per Month

Food

300 AUD/Per Month

Entertainment

200 AUD/Per Month

Utility

200 AUD/Per Month

Travel

160 AUD/Per Month

Misc

200 AUD/Per Month

Coke

3 AUD/Per Month

Mcdonalds Meal

10 AUD/Per Month

Colleges

Colleges at University Of Sydney

There are 0 colleges that come under University Of Sydney.

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