University of Sydney: Sydney - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

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  • Location(s): Sydney, Australia
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad, Internship, Gap Year, Research

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Take advantage of your chance to live and learn in one of the most beautiful and liveable cities in the world—Sydney! Enjoy Sydney’s comfortable climate (warm summers and mild winters), over 100 world-renowned beaches (think: Bondi, Manly, and Coo... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.3
Based on 20 Reviews
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July 13, 2021 Great
Great! - Nanyang Technological University View Entire Review
I learned that there is more to know about certain topics that I thought I had studied deeply, and this new perspectives can and are changing the world. I have learned not to be afraid to chase and go deep in the topics I'm most interested in and also, I have adquired the habit of reading more for my classes, since this was a bi... - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú / Pontifical Catholic University of Peru / PUCP View Entire Review
Students involvement in the classes. They raise a lot of questions and engage in class activities. - Chinese University of Hong Kong / CUHK View Entire Review
I gained a greater understanding into the Australian culture through networking and working with other local students. This was definitely a worthwhile experience. - University of Sydney View Entire Review
I learned: Data Science in Buisness, Design Thnking and Applied Project Management and what studying at the USYD is like. It was definitely worth it. - University of Sydney View Entire Review
January 13, 2020 Fun And Easy
learned about australian culture - Middlebury College View Entire Review
November 04, 2019 I Loved Sydney!
I fell in love with a new person, and I fell in love with a new city! Go!! - Middlebury College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with University of Sydney: Sydney - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
I gained more confidence in my ability to live on my own and navigate social, academic, professional and financial situations independently. I also made some amazing friends who I will always cherish because we had such an amazing experience together. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Yes, definitely. I learned a lot of stuff about the local culture, especially the indigenous community and how they survived the colonization up to this point. It made me reflect on my own culture even more. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about how to be a functional adult- with budgeting, cooking my own meals, traveling, planning trips, and all that, which was a valuable experience. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I gained work experiences by taking the internship course. It was pretty worth it because I actually learned about the marketing field and Australian work place. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
The main thing was amazing friends from all over the world. I met AMAZING people who I will stay in touch with forever. That's a great feeling.It was so so so worth it. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I got a sense of confidence and a good sense of self while I was abroad. I realized that I'm tougher than I give myself credit for, and that I know more than what I gave myself credit for. I was able to reevaluate myself and what I was studying in a different setting and more than the just the courses themselves, I was able to r... - Wellesley College View Entire Review
July 13, 2021 Very Insightful
Yes! I've got to see what a five-star academic semester was. - Universidad de Chile / University of Chile View Entire Review
I really enjoyed studying business at USYD to understand Australia and the greater Asia-Pacific region within the context of my degree. I also loved getting to meet both local and international students and share our different experiences/perspectives. The study abroad program was definitely worthwhile! - University of Edinburgh View Entire Review
July 11, 2021 Overall Great.
Yes. How to learn and think. Quite different from my country. View Entire Review
Agressiveness. It was worthwhile. - Keio University View Entire Review
January 31, 2020 Semester In Sydney
Improved social skills, confidence with traveling, planning. Absolutely worthwhile. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Australia was completely different from what I expected. It was worthwhile to have an experience that was weirdly similar to the US but also very different in unexpected ways. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
September 19, 2019 Flipping Down Under
it definitely was!! - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Have no expectations - University of Sydney View Entire Review
I learned more about the world around me as well as a newfound sense of independence. It was completely worthwhile. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with University of Sydney: Sydney - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
I gained a tremendous love for a place which I now consider to be a second home of sorts. The most impactful moments for me were those spent outside of the classroom where I got to explore some of the most amazing urban and natural spaces on the planet. Sydney is just such a stunningly beautiful place it's hard to not fall in lo... - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Being adaptable, how to make the most of opportunities.Traveled as much as I could. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
It was totally worthwhile. I learned that I am so much tougher than I thought. - Wellesley College View Entire Review

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Take advantage of your chance to live and learn in one of the most beautiful and liveable cities in the world—Sydney! Enjoy Sydney’s comfortable climate (warm summers and mild winters), over 100 world-renowned beaches (think: Bondi, Manly, and Coogee), and iconic spots around the city (the Rocks, Harbour Bridge, and the Royal Botanical Gardens).Founded in 1850, the University of Sydney is Australia’s first university and one of the original members of the prestigious Sandstones (similar to the United States’ Ivy League). The energetic, diverse campus sits on the edge of the hustle and bustle of daily city life, close to the incredible natural beauty of Australia’s varied landscape and has a wealth of cultural and social opportunities.
Join us and find out why we’re Australia’s favourite option!

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

- Quality education: ranked 2nd in Australia and 38th in
world (QS World University Rankings 2022)
- Ideal campus: located
close to city centre and beaches in the 5th safest city in the world (Safe
Cities Index 2019)
- Flexible academic offerings: over
2500 classes to choose from (largest selection offered by any university in
Australia!)
- Guaranteed accommodation for semester programs: modern, well-equipped offerings all within 15 min walk to campus
- Credit-bearing internships: (ARTS2600)
in placement or research streams
- Care and guidance throughout
entire program from your own USYD adviser
- Thriving campus culture: 250+
clubs and societies, MATES mentor program to meet other Aussies, social
activities and more!

PROGRAM TYPES
In addition to the standard two Australian semesters, we have 3 other programs available:
- Short Term: 3 or 6 week options (May-July)
- Spring Friendly: full semester mimicking the Spring semester and getting students home for Summer
- Gap & First Year: an option for students without previous tertiary study or in their first year of study


Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Internship
Gap Year
Research
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
  • Maymester
  • January Term
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Political Science and Government
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Marketing
  • Film, Video, Photographic Arts
  • English Language and Literature
  • Economics
  • Design and Applied Arts
  • Cultural Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Chemistry
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Health Sciences General
  • Architecture
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Engineering
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Music
  • Business
Year Founded:
1850
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