Meet our students

When you study here, you become part of a community where people are valued for their diversity – where new ideas and unique perspectives are always welcome.

The University is currently home to 50,000 students – more than 33,000 undergraduate students and 17,000 postgraduate students. We welcome more than 10,000 international students from 147 countries all over the world, making this a truly international environment.

What our students all have in common is a thirst for knowledge and a passion for challenging that knowledge. We also value teamwork as highly as knowledge, and our students work together to enhance their learning experience.

At the University of Sydney you enjoy access to the latest thinking and are encouraged to express yourself. Our teachers and your fellow students will inspire you to achieve your personal and professional goals.

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“The structure of the Bachelor of Commerce at the Business School was both practically applicable and flexible, which let me balance my time across studying, internships and blogging, with the help of the support programs.”
Margaret Zhang
Bachelor of Commerce

“I find anything related to technology fascinating, especially computing and software. I firmly believe this is an area in which Australia will excel in the future. If you’re keen to get involved in one of the most exciting industries today, do an IT degree at Sydney.”
James Alexander
Bachelor of information technology

“Sydney Conservatorium is a great place to learn about music. Every day holds a new experience and life is made more meaningful through the music we play and share, and the people we meet. I wouldn’t want to be doing anything else!”
Bernadette Morrison
Bachelor of Music (Performance)

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“I’ve studied psychology, philosophy and political economy and while still unsure about my career goals, I have an open mind because the possibilities are limitless. Being at university is not simply an academic experience, but a process of discovering who I am and what I really want.”
Matt Barry
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws

“In my three years here I have developed an interest in the energy sector, fuelled by my experience as a research analyst with an energy consulting firm. This came about in part through the Professional Development Program, which allowed me to undertake professional work placements as part of my degree.”
Lisa Olsson
Bachelor of Resource Economics

“It was a great privilege to receive an International Entry Scholarship. Through my health sciences program I have gained an insight into health care systems and patient care, and been equipped with skills in communication and critical thinking, which are important in a competitive society.”
Teng Pong Yu
Bachelor of Health Sciences