Sydney

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Sydney at a glance

Sydney is the most populated city in Australia and has a rich multicultural environment. The Australian city is a great study abroad destination, offering high standard education programmes. More than 50,000 international students come to Sydney each year and it is considered one of the best student cities in the world. Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and has a population of around 4.5 million inhabitants. Known as the Harbour City, Sydney hosts one of the most iconic buildings on the planet, the Sydney Opera House.

Studying

Studying in Sydney

Higher education institutions from Sydney are known for top quality education training in fields such as engineering, information technology, commerce, economics, architecture, law, science, art, psychology and social sciences. There are many specialisations for all levels of undergraduate and graduate degrees (Bachelors, Masters or PhDs). Universities have an open and friendly academic environment, with focus on research activities and helping students develop independent learning techniques.

Some universities offer distance learning (remote) degree studies with online learning resources. In Sydney, you can also find a diverse range of short courses throughout the year, particularly in the field of arts.

Students have access to quality facilities inside universities and various support services, like student orientation, student activities and trips, job preparation workshops.

Career

Career opportunities in Sydney

Banking and insurance are the major industries that contribute to Sydney’s growing economy. Other important sectors with high employability rate are telecommunications, information technology, professional services, constructions and real estate.

There are many worldwide famous Australian companies based in Sydney or multinational companies with local offices, like: Woolworths, Westpac, Qantas, Fairfax Media, the Commonwealth Bank, Optus, Macquarie Group, David Jones, Pfizer, Boeing, Merck & Co, Rolls-Royce, Intel, Cisco Systems, American Express, Yahoo, IBM, Philips, and Vodafone.

Life

Sydney city life

Sydney is the kind of city where you always find something to do, discover new places to visit or enjoy dinner and drink in a nice restaurant or pub. From its many attractive and interesting places to see, the most popular objectives are: the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Watsons Bay, The Rocks, Sydney Tower, Darling Harbour, the Royal National Park, the Australian Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Queen Victoria Building, Taronga Zoo, Bondi Beach, the Blue Mountains, Sydney Olympic Park, and the Aquarium.

You can enjoy free entries at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Royal Botanic Gardens. The Stables Theatre, in Kings Cross area, hosts what is called “pay-what-you-can Mondays” events, where you can watch a play and the cost of a ticket is literally how much you want to pay for it.

Sydney also has a vibrant night life and numerous music and concerts events take place. In Sydney, you can choose which kind of bar you think suits you best. Typically, they are divided as: wine bars, cocktail bars, sports bars or rooftop bars.

Any trip to Sydney is not complete without admiring and exploring its unique nature and wildlife. There are places where you can closely watch koala bears and have access to wild populations of kangaroos.

Regarding transport, there is a free shuttle bus that runs from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm from Monday to Friday and from 9:30 am to 6 pm on weekends.

International atmosphere in Sydney

As one of the most cosmopolitan cities on the planet, Sydney is home to various ethnic communities – one third of its population is born overseas. There are many chances for you to interact with a number of people from different countries, as large resident populations who live in Sydney come from Greece, Hong Kong, South Korea, Philippines or India. The city is a major financial centre with business services in various industries, providing an ideal setting for international business relations.

Weather Sydney

In Sydney, you will experience a humid subtropical climate. Summers are mostly warm, although sometimes it could get even hot. Winters are mild, and there are rainfalls throughout the whole year, so most times you’ll have to carry an umbrella with you.

Universities in Sydney

The University of Tasmania is classed within the top two per cent of Universities worldwide and has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching. In 2015 alone, six University of Tasmania academics were given citations in the prestigious Australian Awards for University Teaching – the highest number for any Australian university. 

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UTS is a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney. One of Australia’s leading universities of technology, UTS has a distinct model of learning, strong research performance and a leading reputation for engagement with industry and the professions.

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Media Design School was the first tertiary institution in the Southern Hemisphere to offer a dedicated programme of study for 3D animation using industry-standard computer graphics software. We're ranked among the top ten schools in the world providing VFX and 3D Animation qualifications by The Rookies - making us one of the best tertiary providers in our field globally.

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As a student at Western Sydney University, you become part of a dynamic, thriving and culturally rich community. There are diverse opportunities for sport and recreation, entertainment, going out and engaging with the community – both on and off campus.

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