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Sydney, University of
Sydney, Australia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: The University of Sydney 
Program Dates &
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Restrictions: CU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
Core Program Attributes:
Direct Enrollment
Minimum GPA:
Housing Options:
Dormitory/Residence Hall
Approved by:
Open to:
Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Advisor: Alayne Prine
Program Description:


The University of Sydney is one of Australia's largest and most prestigious universities. Established in 1850, it is Australia's first university, and a member of the 'Group of Eight', Australia's premier research intensive universities. It is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world and amongst the top three in Australia. Our current enrolment of approximately 49,000 students (including almost 11,000 international students representing 130 nationalities), enjoy an academic experience of the highest quality.

The University of Sydney has one of the largest Study Abroad and Exchange programs in Australia. Each year more than one thousand students come to or go from the university through one of our established international networks. With the country's broadest range of university studies and an extensive list of international partners the University of Sydney provides excellent opportunites for both incoming and outgoing students to internationalise their studies.


What can I study at The University of Sydney?

For information about units of study available, visit the Study Abroad and Exchange Unit of Study Database. This database includes both undergraduate and postgraduate units of study.

Take a look at the Study Abroad & Exchange Videos


Students coming to the University of Sydney

Every year, hundreds of students from around the world are welcomed to the University of Sydney under the Study Abroad and Student Exchange programs. These programs allow you to complete a semester or a year of your degree at the University of Sydney. Most courses are open to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Depending on your home University's grading requirements, you may also be able to have the results obtained at the University of Sydney credited towards your degree back home.TheStudy Abroad program is a fee-paying program at the University of Sydney.


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Why consider studying abroad?

Participating in the Study Abroad Program is an exciting and challenging way of broadening your horizons in a new environment. You can:

  • globalise your educational experience
  • enhance academic opportunities that may otherwise be limited or unavailable
  • establish professional and career opportunities through networking
  • improve language skills and cultural understanding
  • experience personal growth by developing self confidence and social skills


What can I study at The University of Sydney?

The University of Sydney offers a wide variety of units to Study Abroad and Student Exchange students. For further information about units of study available, visit the Study Abroad and Exchange Unit of Study Database. This database includes both undergraduate and postgraduate units of study.


Please see the University of Sydney's website for study abroad students for more information on this program.

Since the University of Sydney is unable to guarantee housing, there is a special option for Cornell students via Study Australia:

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Spring 2016 10/01/2015
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2016 03/01/2016 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Programs may fill long before their final deadline. * Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Later applications are always welcome, but colleges may need time to process your approval.

Indicates that deadline has passed. See CUAbroad.