The University of Sydney ,,Australia

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Established in 1850, the University of Sydney is an open research university, which is known to be among the world's top universities. Also, it received a Royal Charter from Queen Victoria in 1858. After receiving the Royal Charter, the degrees given by the university were recognized as equal to those provided by universities in the United Kingdom. In 1938, New England University was associated with the University of Sydney and later on, it became a separate university known as the University of New England. Also, a few of the organizations were established within the premises, namely Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Cumberland College of Health Sciences and Guild Centre of Advanced Education.

The main campus of the university is called Camper down Campus which is located in Australia. It was constructed by Edmund Blacket in Neo-Gothic design and is known to be among the world's most beautiful universities. The campus houses the Faculty of Science, Social Work, Pharmacy, Arts, Economics, Architecture and Veterinary Science which was newly introduced in the university.

Moreover, the campus is close to restaurants, cafes and bars, medical stores, departmental stores, general stores, and many other shops that provide basic necessities to the students. Also, Sydney is popular for its nightlife, food, and culture. The students spend a great life in this lively city. The university features undergraduate and postgraduate programs, including professional degrees, specialist degrees, and liberal studies degrees. The courses are divided into various subjects, namely Art and Social Sciences, Architecture, Design and Planning, Business, Medical and Health, and Social Work and Music. Students are also provided with experienced faculty members and practical exposure to the research

The main campus of the university is called Camper down Campus which is located in Australia. It was constructed by Edmund Blacket in Neo-Gothic design and is known to be among the world's most beautiful universities. The campus houses the Faculty of Science, Social Work, Pharmacy, Arts, Economics, Architecture and Veterinary Science which was newly introduced in the university.

Moreover, the campus is close to restaurants, cafes and bars, medical stores, departmental stores, general stores, and many other shops that provide basic necessities to the students. Also, Sydney is popular for its nightlife, food, and culture. The students spend a great life in this lively city. The university features undergraduate and postgraduate programs, including professional degrees, specialist degrees, and liberal studies degrees. The courses are divided into various subjects, namely Art and Social Sciences, Architecture, Design and Planning, Business, Medical and Health, and Social Work and Music. Students are also provided with experienced faculty members and practical exposure to the research industry. Also, the university is visited by expert professionals that help the students for a better understanding of the curriculum.

The university has a remarkable list of alumni that includes Elizabeth Bannan (Won Walter Beaves prize and Jones Medal), John Andrews (Designer of CN Tower), Matt Comyn (CEO of Commonwealth Bank), Mark Scott (Former CEO of ABC), James Wolfensohn (President of World Bank during 1995-2005), Georgina Wilson (Anchor and Host) and Michael Halliday (Creator of Influential Grammar Model).

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Know all about the admission process to the University of Sydney, here. 

Q. Does the University of Sydney have an entrance exam as part of the admission process?

A. Admission to the University of Sydney does not need a separate entrance exam, however, each course will have its own eligibility and entry requirements. Some courses may require the applicant to submit a portfolio and appear for an interview after meeting the basic entry requirements in terms of academic scores and English proficiency requirements. Please visit the official website to find out more about the entry requirements for your course of interest.

Q. What are the courses available at the University of Sydney, Australia?

A. The undergraduate and postgraduate education programmes available at the University of Sydney are some of the best in Australia (#20 in the world) and include early childhood, primary and high school teaching with diverse specializations including drama, English and languages, science, mathematics, economics, physical education, history and social sciences. Interested candidates can choose their area of study here: https://www.sydney.edu.au/arts/schools/sydney-school-of-education-and-social-work.html

Q. Does the University provide scholarships to candidates as part of their admission process?

A. The University does offer candidates scholarships based on a number of factors. Candidates are advised to contact the university representative or check out the official university page to know about all the scholarships being offered to students.

Q. How to calculate the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR)?

A. ATAR conversion will be done by the university. Students need to follow the guidelines cited below and match them up with the University Requirements mentioned on the course page. Students who have qualified for the All India Senior School Certificate awarded by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) are required to take the total of the best four externally examined subjects, where A1=5, A2=4.5, B1=3.5, B2=3, C1=2, C2=1.5, D1=1, D2=0.5.

Q. Is GRE a mandatory requirement for admission to the university?

A. The university does not require GRE as part of its admission process.

Q. How is the food at the University of Sydney campus?

A. Cafes, bars, coffee carts, bookstores and a computer store are just a few of the outlets that make our University feel like a small village. There are plenty of eatery places on campus, please find more details on the official university page. 

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Year of establishment1850
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Also Known AsUsyd
Total International Students22144
Size of Campus in acres178
Male/Female Ratio1.37
UG/PG Course Ratio3.86
No.of Campuses7
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense33800 AUD
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This college is truly amazing in all aspects, starting from quality of education to infrastructure.

Tips: Students should be well-versed in at least two languages, one of which can be English. They must possess a high level of proficiency in the English language. They should be extrovert in nature. They should also possess sound communication skills. One should freely be able to mix up with his peers. People from all over the world come to study in this wonderful college, which possesses a high level of student diversity.

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A great place to study and even better to live life at.

Tips: Studies here are much more difficult than it appears. Also, getting admissions are easy so students must not think the same about studies. The orientation week could be the most useful week of the semester. One should focus on paying more attention to degree planning before starting

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B.E. / B.Tech(32 Courses)(3-6 years)AUD 39.46 K - 50.05 K
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M.E./M.Tech(13 Courses)(18 months)AUD 45.72 K - 47.16 K
B.Sc.(44 Courses)(3-7 years)AUD 44.27 K - 50.05 K
BBA(11 Courses)(1 year-5 years)AUD 41.39 K - 48.12 K
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  • It offers several options for on-campus living, ranging from university-run accommodation to residential colleges with catered meals or self-catered meal options
  • Some of the residential colleges include- International House, Mandelbaum House, Sancta Sophia College, etc. 
  • International House is the only University owned and operated residential college that offers secure on-campus accommodation to 200 undergraduate and postgraduate students from Australia and around the world
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MIM INR 21.8 L
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MEng INR 24.1 L
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MA INR 19.3 L
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Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 79
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 57
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GRE: 305
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GMAT: 590
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SAT: 264
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USYD FAQs

Q. Is getting into the University of Sydney worth it?

A. Getting into University of Sydney is definitely worth it, one because it is one of the top-ranking universities globally. Second, its usually difficult to get through the university’s admission criteria especially for international students and three, there are a number of employment opportunities available for students' post-graduation. Check: University of Sydney Rankings

Q. What is the tuition fee for popular study disciplines admission at University of Sydney?

A. The tuition fee for each of the courses vary at different levels and areas for both domestic and international students at the University of Sydney. Some of the popular disciplines along with their tuition fee for 1 year for international students based on different levels are as follows:
Course Area  Undergraduate   Postgraduate Coursework  Postgraduate Research 
Arts & Social Sciences  AUD 40,500 – AUD 46,000  AUD 39,500 – AUD 45,000  AUD 39,000 – AUD 42,000 
Business   AUD 46,000  AUD 46,000 – AUD 51,500  AUD 49,000 
Engineering  AUD 50,000  AUD 47,500  AUD 49,000 
Law   AUD 46,000  AUD 51,000  AUD 49,000 
Sciences   AUD 46,000 – AUD 50,000  AUD 47,500 – AUD 51,000  AUD 49,000 
For course specific fee details check: The University of Sydney Courses & Fees

Q. How can an international student get admission to the University of Sydney?

A. International students can be admitted to the University of Sydney by choosing a course first, then checking its eligibility criteria, third step comes for applying which can be direct or indirect and last step is to submit an application with the fee.

Q. What are the basic admission requirements for undergraduate courses at University of Sydney?

A. Applicants applying for admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Sydney will find different criteria of eligibility. But the common ones include a minimum GPA of 3.3 - 4 for international students specifically.

Q. How many ELP tests does the University of Sydney accept for admissions?

A. The University of Sydney accepts a number of English language proficiency tests for admission like – TOEFL iBT, IELTS, PTE Academic, CAE and CPE for UG, PG admissions. Check: Which test should you take : TOEFL vs IELTS vs PTE?

Q. Does the University of Sydney offer students accommodation?

A. Yes, the University of Sydney offers students accommodation on-campus. Students have to apply for on-campus accommodation through the university website. In case of off-campus accommodation students can find accommodation for themselves based on some suggestions available on the university website or they can find on their own depending upon their information and research.

Q. How can international students apply for admission to the University of Sydney?

A. There are three ways in which international students can apply for admission to the University of Sydney, they are as follows:
  • Apply directly on the university website 
  • Apply for admission through an agent 
  • Apply via UAC  
Read more: Application Process for UG & PG Courses in Australia

Q. What is University of Sydney top ranked for?

A. The University of Sydney top ranks globally and nationally among other universities. The university is also recognized and ranked for its graduation rate, student experience, research, graduate employability, academics, etc. Find details at: The University of Sydney Rankings

Q. University of Sydney offers which scholarships for Indian scholars?

A. The University of Sydney offers a scholarship exclusively for Indian Scholars called ‘Sydney Scholars Indian Scholarship’. Only Indian students are eligible for this scholarship and are shortlisted based on their ‘one idea to bring change to India’ asked in the application. The amount of scholarship offered is as follows:
  • 2 scholarships worth AUD 50,000 (INR 2,500,000) each are awarded annually for any undergraduate degree upto AUD 200,000 (INR 10,000,000) for the entire degree. 
  • 10 scholarships worth AUD 20,000 (INR 990,000) are offered to only first-years for both undergraduate and postgraduate students 
  • 15 scholarships worth AUD 10,000 (INR 500,000) are also awarded to first-years of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs.

Q. How long does it take for the University of Sydney to assess admission applications?

A. The University of Sydney takes around 4 weeks to assess admission applications before sending out a final verdict. There might be delays in case the applications come from those applicants who have had backs in a subject or two or if there are competitive applications competing for a particular course which enrolls fewer students, etc.

Q. What is the procedure for accepting offers at University of Sydney?

A. There are two types of offers made by the University of Sydney – conditional and unconditional offer, which will be clearly stated in the letter. The procedure for confirming either of the offers is common, this includes:
  • Logging in with your student ID and password received in the offer letter. 
  • Select ‘applications’ in the main menu followed by ‘My Application’ 
  • Check on the course you wish to proceed with and confirm by reading the summary of payment. 
  • Pay the tuition fee and OSHC (if required) and submit.
Location
University CitySydney, New South Wales, Australia
Size of cityMedium
Population of City51,31,326
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney
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NSW 2006, Australia
75 East Street, Lidcombe NSW 2141
Balmain Road, Rozelle NSW 2039

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