University of Sydney
Founded in 1850, The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university and has established a reputation as a university of a global nature, intensive leadership and research.The continuing rise of The University of Sydney in the world rankings confirms its place among the world’s leading universities. The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) published in November 2007, the University ranked in 31st place. In the Newsweek global survey 2006, The University of Sydney was one of two Australian universities ranked in the top 50 in the world.
It is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight universities, key education and research and is often considered among the most important in Australia and Asia Pacific, for its wide variety of courses and the large number of issues that develop.
More than 47,000 students, including over 9,000 international students from over 120 countries currently studying at The University of Sydney.The University of Sydney has formal links with many of the world’s leading universities. The global network of partner institutions covers research collaboration, joint teaching projects and exchanges of staff and students in 37 countries in Europe, North America and Asia.
The University of Sydney is known as the historic buildings where people live. But this is only part of the scene. The University of Sydney also has reading rooms with audiovisual facilities, art laboratories, farms, clinics, museums, performing arts centers and a large number of buildings of specialized functions.
The main campus is conveniently located. There is a major train station just 10 minutes walk and several bus stops near almost all faculties. It is also very near the center of the city and many urban centers where students live or do social activities.The University also has a great sporting history and has won more major competitions than any other university sports club. Apart from sports clubs, the university has over 200 clubs and societies that students can use to pursue their own interests. There are clubs and societies that focus on politics, the arts, religion, hobbies, departments and faculties, among others.