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University Overview

The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) is well known as a leader of professional career-focused education. It offers one of the most comprehensive ranges of innovative and internationally recognised degrees in Australia. With a multicultural mix of students, UTS attracts students from all over the world.

UTS campuses are easily accessible by public transport. The main campus, the City campus, is located in the centre of the city of Sydney, close to the commercial hub and Sydney's main train station, Central Railway Station. Most UTS courses are offered at the City campus and students are ideally placed to take advantage of being in the centre of a cosmopolitan and dynamic city. The St Leonards and Kuring-gai campuses are approximately 20 minutes by public transport from the City campus. All campuses offer a safe and friendly campus life and excellent student services and facilities.

UTS students enjoy a wide range of support facilities. These include English language support, learning assistance centres, sporting facilities, 24 hour access to computer labs, religious facilities, libraries, cafeterias and childcare. UTS support services include student and career counselling, health and housing services, legal advice, meet and greet desk, peer support network, students' association and student orientation. UTS services are sensitive to the needs of students from diverse cultural backgrounds.


UTS undergraduate degrees have a distinctive focus on practice-oriented learning, quality teaching and high-impact research. UTS's strong industry links and wide networks will help students develop their skills, gain valuable experience and make contacts to boost their career opportunities. Undergraduate students are also given overseas opportunities such as international studies, global exchange and overseas practicum.

The university has different entry schemes for undergraduate students which include entry schemes for high achievers, entry schemes for students who have experienced disadvantageous circumstances and entry schemes for indigenous Australian students. Entry pathways are alternative ways to get in to a course at UTS - even if a student's ATAR doesn't meet the required mark.


UTS has a wide range of postgraduate courses to help students in career advancement. Whether a student opts to study through coursework or research, there are many study areas to choose from.

Graduate students can study courses in analytics and data science, business, creative intelligence and innovation, design, architecture and building, education, information technology, international studies, law and science. UTS provides postgraduate students with a full range of support services and programs which includes academic help, course advice, enrolment support, disability support, personal help, financial help and research scholarships.

Study Online

There is currently no study online information for University of Technology Sydney check with the University directly to find out if they have started offering study online programs.

International Students

The University of Technology Sydney safeguards the welfare of their overseas students with a well-planned set of support programs. Before they arrive at UTS, students are briefed on necessary arrangements such as applying for an Australian student visa, arranging for travel and accommodation, the necessary documents to bring and registering arrival details. The universityalso offers free airport pick-up service to international students.

Upon arrival, the university assists students with settling in for the long term. UTS guides students accordingly by helping them find permanent accommodation. Orientations and briefings are also scheduled so that students have a better understanding of university procedures. An International Student Centre is available where students can schedule appointments if they have any concerns and questions. International student scholarships and financial assistance are offered by UTS as well.

Tuition Fees

University of Technology Sydney tuition fees vary depending on student status and the course being undertaken. International students are generally required to pay the full fee for undergraduate study while both local and undergraduate students can be required to pay the full fee for postgraduate study.

The average annual undergraduate tuition fee for UTS is AUD$27,130

The average annual postgraduate tuition fee for UTS is AUD$25,890

Check with the University directly for the cost of study of the courses in which you have an interest.


UTS awards scholarships to eligible undergraduate and postgraduate students. Through UTS scholarships, the university is able to reward achievement and support students in need. A variety of scholarships are available to suit the needs of different types of students. Criteria for scholarship selection includes academic performance, extracurricular activities and financial need.

UTS offers a diverse range of scholarships for international students, in addition to government and other externally-funded scholarships for study at UTS. Research scholarships are also available at the university. These scholarships cover part of the student's tuition fee, book and living allowance and provides students with a stipend.

University Life

University life at UTS offers a wealth of opportunities beyond the classroom. Activate UTS is responsible for all things social at UTS, running services such as the more than 100 social and sporting clubs and societies, a diverse live entertainment and events calendar, food and drink outlets, retail outlets including a news agency and art supplies shop and sport and fitness amenities, including a fully equipped gym.

Student life at UTS is made more meaningful as students can get involved in campaigns for student rights, as well as wider social, political and environmental issues. Student support such as health services, housing services, disability services, financial assistance, career guidance and spiritual support are also in place to help students.

Student Reviews

An important aspect of the university stated in many UTS student reviews is the university's socially active environment. Students say that the social activities organised by the university allows them to take a break and enjoy the company of other students. Aside from this, students also express their satisfaction on the support services provided to them by the university.

One of the most prominent observations by students is UTS' huge campus and modern school buildings. Many students also appreciate the state-of-the-art facilities that the university provides. Special mentions in the student reviews include the computer laboratories, the express kiosks, the library, the study zones and the university bars.

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