The University of Sydney - Top Courses, Fees, and scholarships


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Updated On 29 December 2022 & Read Time 7 minutes




Australia is not only restricted to being a famous tourist spot but has also achieved global recognition for being home to some of the top world-ranked universities. The country's natural beauty, high standard of living, friendly environment, and ample research opportunities convince overseas students to study in Australia.
The University of Sydney, the best educational institution in Australia, receives many international applications. Apart from this, international students can also work part-time for up to 20 hours per week while studying in Australia. This blog explores the University of Sydney (the top university in Australia).


Introduction to the University of Sydney


The University of Sydney is also known as Sydney University. It is a public university based in Australia. Also, it is the oldest university in Australia, established in 1850. The university has a huge history covering many aspects of Australia's intellectual, scientific, and socio-political life. It has contributed to the success of its famous alumni, including names such as Gough Whitlam, Victor Chang, Elizabeth Bannan, Mark Scott, and Georgina Wilson. It works on two principles, religious tolerance and the admission of students on academic merit. Both principles ensure that students are enrolled on the basis of their academic excellence and without any religious discrimination.

From the inner city of Sydney to the Great Barrier Reef, the university has its campuses, colleges, and research stations at around 10 places which are mentioned below:

  • Camperdown/Darlington

  • Camden Campus

  • Mallett Street Campus

  • Sydney College of the Arts

  • Sydney Medical School Campuses and Teaching Hospitals

  • Surry Hills Campus

  • 133 Castlereagh Street, CBD

  • Sydney Conservatorium of Music

  • Westmead

  • One Tree Island Research Station

Among all the campuses, Darlington is the main and biggest campus is 72 hectares of state-of-the-art teaching and learning technology, including six libraries, art galleries, historical museums, perfectly manicured lawns, and many faculties.

The university concentrates on its four values- Courage and creativity, Respect and integrity, Diversity and inclusion, and Openness and engagement. It believes in challenging its students to promote creative thinking and making them work together in a culture that adapts to change and is unafraid of failure. While enrolling at the university, students will get a chance to work in a diverse and inclusive environment where they can realise their full potential. 

Moreover, the university enjoys high rankings; it is ranked 1st in Australia and 4th in the world for graduate employability by the QS world rankings. It continuously ranks among the world's top 50 universities for its excellence in research and teaching. 


Why Choose the University of Sydney


The university has played an amazing role in the field of education for over 170 years. It equips its students with leadership qualities and encourages them to serve society at every level. Some of the top reasons to study at Sydney University are mentioned below:


2032 Strategy


The University's 2032 Strategy, which builds on the substantial transformation and difficulties of the previous decade, leverages its sense of duty to contribute to a better society. It aspires to be more engaging and significant to society than at previously. They will pursue goals centred on delivering persistent and consistent excellence and building flexibility and resilience to keep up with the changes that are unavoidable in the world. These goals align with the university's strategic vision for 2032, which is the most crucial compass for the coming ten years.


Supporting Education and Research Excellence


The university's Campus Improvement Program aims to transform its infrastructure while maintaining its heritage and history to support the education and research of young generations of students. It aims to create a campus that meets the changing needs of 21st-century students and provides cultural, recreational, sporting, and retail spaces to the wider community. Apart from this, the university has more than 200 clubs and societies to offer its students an unforgettable experience. International students have plenty of opportunities to make friends and develop new skills while being in a vibrant and diverse environment.


Sustainability Strategy


The university inspires a culture of sustainability both locally and globally. It aspires to drive social and environmental change and where sustainability is integrated into campus life by implementing world-leading research and education in our everyday lives on campus. It is engaged in addressing some of the world's complex issues by focusing on sustainability. Recently, in 2020 university has switched to 100% of electricity from renewable sources. The QS world rankings have ranked the university in 5th place for its sustainability in 2023.


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Top Courses at the University of Sydney


The university's academic curriculums are divided into eight faculties and schools-   Faculty of Arts and social sciences, Engineering, Medicine and Health, Science, Sydney Business School, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Law School, and School of Architecture, Design, and Planning. All eight schools and facultiesin Canada offer a wide range of courses option at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Some of the most popular University of Sydney courses are mentioned below:

  • Arts And Humanities

  • Medicine

  • Telecommunication Engineering

  • Transportation Science and Technology

  • Surgery

  • Oncology

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • Archaeology

  • Communication and Media Studies

  • Engineering – Civil and Structural

  • Space Science

  • Veterinary Sciences

  • Politics and International Studies

  • Modern Languages

  • History


Fees and Scholarship


The University of Sydney fees vary from 45,000 AUD to 53,500 AUD for undergraduate courses and 43,500 AUD to 75,000 AUD for postgraduate courses. Moreover, from the start, the university has established scholarships to assist students studying at the University of Sydney. Some of the top University of Sydney scholarships are mentioned below:


For Undergraduates-


  • Rotary International Scholarships

  • Sydney Scholars Awards

  • Sydney Scholars India Scholarship Program

  • Sydney Uni Sports and Fitness (SUSF) Sporting Scholarships and Elite Athlete Program

  • The Bruton Educational Trust Scholarship

  • The Gregg Humanitarian Scholarship for Asylum Seekers and Refugees

  • The Humanitarian High Achiever Scholarship

  • The Women's College Scholarships

  • United States Study Centre – Go Global

  • University of Sydney Exchange Programs

  • University of Sydney Honours Scholarship

  • Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships Scheme


For Postgraduates-


  • Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS)                      

  • Becas Chile                

  • Brazilian Government Scholarship Program' Science without Borders' Doctoral Studies   

  • Cerebral Palsy Alliance Professor Henry J Cowan Memorial Scholarship               

  • Fulbright Program                  

  • Pork CRC                  

  • Rotary International Scholarships                  

  • Sydney Scholars India Equity Scholarship                

  • Sydney Scholars India Scholarship Program             

  • Taiwan Scholarship and Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program               

  • The Women's College Scholarships              

  • United States Studies Centre Study Abroad Fund                

  • United States Studies Centre Travel Support Scheme – Honours                 

  • University of Sydney and Sydney Uni Sports and Fitness (SUSF) Elite Athlete Program   

  • Vice Chancellor's Global Mobility Award                

  • Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships Scheme


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