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University of Technology Sydney

University of Technology Sydney

Top reasons to study here

  • UTS is located in the heart of Sydney, the 7th best student city in the world (QS 2024). Our campus is next to the city's business district and transport hub.
  • UTS prepares students for the real world through practical learning. UTS is among the top 100 universities in the world for graduate employability (QS 2022).
  • UTS ranks #14 in the world for sustainable research. We collaborate with industry and academic partners around the world to drive meaningful change.

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UTS began as the New South Wales Institute of Technology (NSWIT), established in 1964.

Following the merger of the The School of Design (Sydney College of the Arts) and NSWIT in 1988, the University of Technology Sydney was officially formed.

By 1991, UTS had nine faculties with a total of 25 schools.

UTS is Australia's number #1 young university and ranks in the top 100 universities in the world.


At UTS, every degree is practical and relevant to the challenges of tomorrow. Study in world-class facilities built for learning and research at the cutting edge. Our study areas include:

  • Architecture and Building
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Criminology
  • Design 
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health
  • Information Technology
  • International Studies
  • Law
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Sustainability
  • Transdisciplinary Innovation


At UTS, our research responds to the big questions. We’ve got a reputation for forward-thinking research in emerging disciplines, with a focus on six areas: 

  • health 
  • future industries 
  • sustainability 
  • infrastructure  
  • communities 
  • and transdisciplinary innovation.
Our researchers are unconstrained by tradition and supported by the best in technology, facilities and connections beyond the university. We work together within and across disciplines to create knowledge and impact on an international scale.


At UTS, learning is supported by our strong relationships with industry. All our faculties are led by industry advisory boards, and our industry partners shape our course content. Many degrees are accredited by professional associations that are recognised nationally and internationally.

UTS Careers provides free consultations, resume reviews and employment workshops. You can also access student job boards, industry career fairs and international alumni networks.

But don’t stop there: gain leadership skills through the UTS BUILD program or volunteer with UTS SOUL. There are so many ways to connect with the wider community at UTS.


Student services

The UTS International Student Centre can help you apply to UTS. 

If you are thinking about applying (or have already submitted an application) to UTS, we provide general admission advice for both international undergraduate and postgraduate coursework study. Prospective research applicants are advised to contact the Graduate Research School.

Phone: +61 2 9514 1531

Our office opening hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (except Australian public holidays).

Housing services

UTS Housing offers comfortable, affordable and convenient living options. You can choose from a range of fully-furnished and self-catered accommodation options. Become part of a diverse and vibrant community that supports and motivates you during your time at UTS. 

Library services

The UTS library opened its doors in 2019, after relocating to the newly-built UTS Central building. With 450,000 items in its collection, the UTS Library is sure to provoke your next breakthrough.

The centerpiece of the library is the Reading Room, a cavernous space with a triple-height atrium and floor-to-ceiling bookshelves. The library also contains discussion spaces and 300 computers. 

ICT services

UTS has over 9000 computers. They are located across the campus in a variety of labs made for independent study, group study, workshops and research. UTS also provides access to over 30 printers for general use.

Medical services

UTS provides confidential medical and counselling services for onshore international students. These services are provided on the UTS campus; additionally, medical consultation may be conducted over phone or video call.

Student Life

Campus life

Over the last decade, we have transformed into a campus of the future, constructing iconic and sustainable buildings including the UTS Business School, designed by Frank Gehry. Our interconnected spaces support practical learning, collaboration and research across all faculties. 

Sports facilities

The UTS gym is a great place to work off the stresses of studying. The gym has state-of-the-art cardio, strength, conditioning and Olympic weightlifting equipment alongside expert staff and personal trainers to help you reach your goals.

With over 30 sport clubs, UTS Sport caters to elite athletes and casual players alike. Represent UTS on the national stage or start your own club. 

Student clubs

UTS has over 180 UTS clubs and societies where you can meet like-minded students and connect over dance, design, dogs or anything else that interests you.

Other ways to meet people:

  • Network Café – a casual, weekly meet-up at one of UTS's cafes where international and local students can meet and hang out.
  • Researchers’ Café – a space for higher degree research students to network and learn about exciting developments across faculties. 
  • Conversations@UTS – a relaxed environment to practice your English conversation skills and meet other international students.
  • UTS SOUL – a program for passionate students to give back to the community by volunteering.

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