When considering studying abroad, there are a various factors you and your family need to take into account. One of them is which country and city would be the best for not just studying, working but also for living standards. From splendid Sydney Harbour, idyllic beaches and great national parks, to the marvellous creativity of the Sydney Opera House, dazzling entertainment and fascinating heritage, discover all the things to do and see throughout the year.
Sydney is proud to be one of the country’s most diverse cities. It has long been a beacon of acceptance for people from Australia and all around the world. Some visit for a while and others stay for good. People from different walks of life come here to work, live and play and we’re committed to encouraging the diverse communities in our city.
Sydney is home to the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, Macquarie University, Australian Catholic University, Western Sydney University and a large number of high quality private higher education, vocational and English colleges.
Sydney has always attracted people from many cultures and there are now over 35,000 international students studying in the City’s local area.
International students enhance Sydney’s vibrancy and liveability through contributing to our city’s cultural diversity. The international student community also plays an important role to grow and strengthen Sydney’s global connections – today and in the future.
The 2019 QS World University Rankings ranked the University of Sydney 42nd in the world, third nationally and top-ranked university in New South Wales. It is ranked 25th in the world by academic reputation.
Sydney is an advanced economy, with strengths in tourism, finance and manufacturing. Over 90 per cent of international banks have their regional headquarters and over 60 per cent of technology companies are based in Sydney, making it a world-class hub of knowledge-based businesses.
Sydney is a significant economic driver in Australia and has the most employing businesses out of any capital city in Australia, with more th
an a fifth of Australia’s total employment income going to people working in the city.
Sydney is Australia’s largest city, and over 20% of all employment opportunities in Australia are located just in this region. There are 89% of graduates employed, including 70% who are in full-time positions.