Study Abroad at the University of Sydney

  • University of Sydney is a vibrant and historic institution.

  • Ivy-covered sandstone buildings reflect colonial heritage, while modern architecture suggests a high-tech and multicultural future.

  • It is located on the fringe of Sydney's Central Business District.


Courses available at the University of Sydney represent a mix of traditional and modern. Cutting edge research in the natural sciences, classics, history and Australian Studies are just a few of the options available to you. A Conservatorium of Music and School of Art add to the comprehensive nature of the institution which enrolls more than 50,000 students. Because of the size and location of the University, on campus accommodation is at a premium. You can apply to live in residential colleges, but most students choose to live in Arcadia housing in student-oriented neighborhoods which surround the university.

CreditsContact a Past Participant

Courses may be selected among various departments. You will earn the following hours of credit:

  • Fall and spring semester: 16 credits.
  • Academic year: 32 credits.

Admission Requirements

GPA Requirements: 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.

You must be in good academic standing and not on disciplinary probation. You need to submit a complete application including a transcript, letter of recommendation and an advisor's form before your application will be considered.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall semester: March 15
  • Spring semester: November 15
  • Academic year: March 15
CRICOS Provider Number: 00026A