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List of Universities in Sydney
Asked by: Priya1
Posted on Sat, 18 Sep 2010 03:50:38 GMT
I am highly fascinated by city of Sydney. I always dreamed to study in one of the reputed universities in Sydney after I complete my higher education here in India. Now, I want to know which universities in Australia are located in Sydney and how are these universities?
List of Universities in Sydney - Australia
Macquarie University is an Australian public teaching and research university located in Sydney. It was founded in 1964 by the New South Wales Government and was the third university to be established in the metropolitan area of Sydney.
The university comprises four faculties, enrolling approximately 35,000 students and having 2,221 (full-time equivalent) academic and professional staff, making it the fourth largest University in Sydney. At present, the university offers 87 undergraduate courses and 124 different post-graduate courses to students.
Macquarie has been consistently ranked in the top 10 universities in Australia and among the top 200-300 universities in the world by various sources.
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities, renowned for the quality of its graduates and its commitment to new and creative approaches to education and research. It was founded in 1949.
It has developed a strong reputation in a number of fields, including renewable/alternative energy, quantum computing and nanotechnology, taxation reform, information and communication technology, digital media, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, sustainable development, HIV/AIDS research, and social justice and social policy research.
The University was ranked 46th on the 2010 QS World University Rankings and ranked 5th among Australian universities.
The University of Western Sydney (UWS) is a large research-led metropolitan university operating over six teaching campuses in Greater Western Sydney, one of the fastest growing and most dynamic regions in Australia. It was founded in 1989.
UWS has professionally relevant degrees which develop students' critical thinking and academic skills. Many of the courses are developed with industry input, and are taught by people who are leaders in their fields, keeping students in touch with real-world needs and best practice.
It is ranked among top 600 universities of world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
The University of Sydney is the oldest university in Australia. It is informally known as Sydney University as well. It was established in Sydney in 1850. In 2009, the university had 47,775 students making it the second largest (behind Monash University) in Australia.
The university’s reputation has been built on the breadth of disciplines that it offers to students and the quality and impact of its research. The University of Sydney is a member of Australia's Group of Eight, Academic Consortium 21, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) and the Worldwide Universities Network.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings placed the University of Sydney in 71st place in the world and 3rd in Australia behind the University of Melbourne (36th) and the Australian National University (43rd).
The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), is a university in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The university was founded in its current form in 1988, although its origins trace back to the 1870s. UTS is notable for its central location as the only university with its main campuses within the Sydney CBD. It is part of the Australian Technology Network of universities and has the fifth largest enrolment in Sydney.
UTS has built a strong reputation for practice-oriented teaching and learning, outcomes oriented research and creative practice. On its way to becoming a world leading university of technology, UTS is today recognised as the university where creativity meets technology and innovation.
UTS has been ranked 234th in the World's Top 500 universities by the Times HES (2008) and was one of two Australian Universities given A1 ratings across all major disciplines in 2007 and 2008 by the Federal Government Education department.
flyAbroad answered 6 years and 11 months ago
Here I have mentioned the names of the Universities in Sydney-
University of Sydney
University of Technology Sydney
University of Western Sydney
Mike145 answered 4 years and 9 months ago
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