University of Sydney Information

(Sydney, New South Wales - NSW, Australia)

Sydney UniversityFounded as long ago as the middle of the 19th century, the University of Sydney now ranks as Australia's most historic tertiary institution.

The principal campus is bounded by a number of main roads, including the Great Western Highway / Parramatta Road (north), the City Road (east), Carillon Avenue (south) and Missenden Road (west).

Next to the Fisher Library and the Eastern Avenue Auditorium, Victoria Park fills the easterly corner and is home to Lake Northam. Located between Manning Road and Science Road, the Main Quadrangle is especially notable here, with its classical Gothic-style design, and is where you will find the Nicholson Museum.

Spread around no less than nine different teaching campuses, around 50,000 students now attend Sydney University, with roughly two-thirds being made up of undergraduates. The facilities are extensive and modern, featuring state-of-the-art lecture theatres and study labs, student accommodation, landscaped gardens and sports centres.

Sydney University

Camperdown and Darlington Campuses

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The Camperdown and Darlington Campuses cover more than 70 hectares / 173 acres and are situated close to the junction of Parramatta and City Roads.

With impressive buildings, gardens, museums and art galleries, this sprawling complex is home to the famous Quadrangle.

Cumberland Campus

The Cumberland Campus is situated 16 km / 10 miles to the west of the main university campus at Lidcombe and is home to the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM)

The Australian Graduate School of Management is the largest and most important business school in the whole country. Originally part of the University of New South Wales at Kensington, AGSM merged with the Graduate School of Business at the University of Sydney in 1998 and is now part of both complexes.

St. James Campus

Located within the Legal district and close to Hyde Park, the St. James Campus is just a short stroll away from the Supreme Court on Phillip Street. The campus contains Australia's premier law school, with extensive legal documents and sizeable libraries.

Mallett Street Campus

The university's Mallett Street Campus includes the Faculty of Nursing, the Centre for English Teaching, the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, and the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation. With countless clinical centres and modern medical facilities, this is a particularly highly regarded Australian medical school.

Orange Campus

The Orange Campus is home to the Faculty of Rural Management and can be found around 240 km / 149 miles to the west of central Sydney. Popular Computer Science and Technology courses are the big draw here.

Conservatorium of Music Campus

The Conservatorium of Music is often referred to as simply 'Sydney's Con' and is without doubt one of the world's leading music schools. Located within the scenic Royal Botanic Gardens, close to the Opera House, attractions include a vast concert hall, recording studios and various seasonal events.

Rozelle Campus

The Rozelle Campus is called home by the prestigious Sydney College of the Arts, boasting classical, historic sandstone architecture and landscaped gardens. With large art galleries and studios, the college often has regular exhibitions of paintings, sculptures, photography and ceramics.

Camden Campus

The Camden Campus is home to one of the most important agriculture and veterinary schools in the area and is situated in Camden, on the outskirts of the city. With excellent farm and research centres, the campus comes with extensive modern facilities.

Surry Hills Campus

Surry Hills, close to Central Station, contains the Faculty of Dentistry, with extensive dental libraries and teaching facilities. Recently renovated, the campus also includes impressive clinical facilities at the nearby Sydney Dental Hospital and has become the largest and most important dentistry school in the whole of Australia.

Burren Street Campus

The Burren Street Campus is home to both the Institute of Transport and Logistic Studies (Economics and Business) and the George Institute for International Health.