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Why choose the University of Sydney?

  1. It is ranked in the top 10 of the world's most beautiful universities.
  2. University of Sydney alumni include the third president of the United Nations General Assembly and a president of the International Court of Justice (the only Australians to hold such positions) as well as five Nobel laureates.
  3. The university has five museums and galleries, including the largest and most prestigious collection of antiquities in Australia.


Quick Facts:

Location: Sydney, Australia

City Population: 4.6 million

University Population: 49,020

Climate: Sydney has a temperate climate with warm summers and mild winters, with rainfall spread throughout the year.

Nearest airport: Kingsford-Smith Airport, Sydney

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The University of Sydney was founded in 1850, and is compiled of nine campuses. The university was built on Aboriginal land and therefore once a year the campus is turned into an interactive canvas of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. 

With a student population of over 49,000, there is a strong student presence with over 200 societies and 43 sporting clubs.  

Sydney is a lively and energetic city and hosts the recognisable sights of the Sydney Opera house and Darling Bay amongst many more. Within the city there are also various festivals including the Sydney Writers’ festival and the Sydney Film festival. 



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