University of Technology Sydney

University of Technology Sydney

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is a leading university of technology and among the top 150 universities in the world. UTS prepares students for the challenges of today and tomorrow through its future-focused approach to learning and research. Located in Sydney’s technology precinct, UTS is minutes away from some of Australia’s most innovative companies and startups. 

Top reasons to study here

  • More than 150 industry partners shape UTS course content and provide industry insight and internships.
  • UTS is located in the heart of Sydney, the 8th best student city in the world (QS 2022). Our campus is next to the city's business district and transport hub.
  • UTS is ranked #1 for research impact in Australia. We collaborate with industry and academic partners around the world to drive meaningful change.

Bachelor's programmes

Social Sciences (54)
Business & Management (49)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)

About

History

UTS began as the New South Wales Institute of Technology (NSWIT), established in 1964. Following the merger of the The School of Design of the former Sydney College of the Arts and NSWIT in 1988, the University of Technology Sydney was officially formed.

By 1991, UTS had nine faculties with a total of 25 schools.

Today, UTS is Australia's number #1 young university.  

Education

Study in world-class facilities built for learning and research at the cutting edge. Our study areas include:

  • Architecture and Building
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Criminology
  • Design 
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health
  • Information Technology
  • International Studies
  • Law
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Sustainability
  • Transdisciplinary Innovation

Research

At UTS, our research responds to the big questions. We’ve got a reputation for forward-thinking research in emerging disciplines, with a focus on six areas: 

  • health 
  • future industries 
  • sustainability 
  • infrastructure  
  • communities 
  • and transdisciplinary innovation. 

Career

At UTS, learning is supported by our strong relationships with industry. All our faculties are led by industry advisory boards, and our industry partners shape our course content. Many degrees are accredited by professional associations that are recognised nationally and internationally.

Ready to work? UTS Careers provides free consultations, resume reviews and employment workshops. You can also access student job boards, industry career fairs and international alumni networks. But don’t stop there: gain leadership skills through the UTS BUILD program or volunteer with UTS SOUL.  

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
133
2021
133 7
2020
140
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
143 17
2021
160 34
2020
194
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
201
2020
201
2019
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
162 36
2020
198
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

The UTS International Student Centre can help you apply to UTS. 

If you are thinking about applying (or have already submitted an application) to UTS, we provide general admission advice for both international undergraduate and postgraduate coursework study. Prospective research applicants are advised to contact the Graduate Research School.

Phone: +61 2 9514 1531 - Our office opening hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (except Australian public holidays). 

Housing services

UTS Housing offers comfortable, affordable and convenient living options. You can choose from a range of fully-furnished and self-catered accommodation options. Become part of a diverse and vibrant community that supports and motivates you during your time at UTS. 

Library services

The UTS library opened its doors in 2019, after relocating to the newly-built UTS Central building. With 450,000 items in its collection, the UTS Library is made for breakthroughs. 

The centerpiece of the library is the Reading Room, a cavernous space with a triple-height atrium and floor-to-ceiling bookshelves. The library also contains discussion spaces and 300 general access computers. 

Medical services

UTS provides confidential medical and counselling services for onshore international students. These service are provided by the UTS Health Service and the UTS Counselling service respectively. These services are provided on the UTS campus; additionally, medical consultation may be conducted over phone or video call. 

Student Life

Campus life

Over the last decade, we have transformed into a campus of the future, constructing iconic and sustainable buildings including the UTS Business School, designed by Frank Gehry. Our interconnected spaces support practical learning, collaboration and research across all faculties. 

Sports facilities

The UTS gym is a great place to work off the stresses and pressures of studying. The gym has state-of-the-art cardio, strength, conditioning and Olympic weightlifting equipment alongside expert staff and personal trainers to help you reach your goals.

With over 30 sport clubs, UTS Sport caters to elite athletes and casual players alike. Represent UTS on the national stage or begin your own club. 

Student clubs

UTS has over 180 clubs and societies where like-minded students meet, socialise and contribute to the UTS community.

 Join as many clubs as you like. Live your best life at one of our many events, sip a drink at one of our on-campus bars, take a spin class at our gym, pick up a UTS hoodie or play a game of social basketball in your lunch break.

Ways to meet people

  • Network café
  • Researchers’ Café 
  • Community Connections 
  • Activate UTS (Union)
  • Network and support groups 
  • HELPS Buddy Program

Student Reviews

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My personal experience in UTS
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

I came as a government scholarships in this university but in this Covid time they stopped supporting me. Also, supervision is not supportive to international students.

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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