The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is one of the world’s leading, comprehensive research and teaching universities. Our reputation for global leadership in research and education is reflected in our ranking in the world’s top 50 universities.

The Australian Research Council has rated 100 percent of our research as world standard or above. We tackle problems by looking at them from all angles, combining expertise and talents of scholars from many disciplines. The breadth and quality of our learning means our academics are strongly positioned to tackle the world’s biggest challenges.

Our research is driven by the big picture. From combating the world’s deadliest diseases to inventing tiny devices that make a super-sized difference to computing, we excel in innovative collaboration. We partner with industry, government, non-profit and community organisations to generate products, systems and services that benefit the communities we serve – locally, nationally and globally.

 Our diverse community of more than 74,000 students and 6,400 academic staff come from more than 130 countries. We offer Australia’s broadest range of disciplines so our students can shape their education to their interests and society’s newest challenges. That’s why you’ll find our 300,000 alumni sharing our style of thinking in more than 170 countries around the world.