UTS began as the New South Wales Institute of Technology (NSWIT), established in 1964. Following the merger of the The School of Design of the former Sydney College of the Arts and NSWIT in 1988, the University of Technology Sydney was officially formed.
By 1991, UTS had nine faculties with a total of 25 schools.
Today, UTS is Australia's number #1 young university.
Study in world-class facilities built for learning and research at the cutting edge. Our study areas include:
At UTS, our research responds to the big questions. We’ve got a reputation for forward-thinking research in emerging disciplines, with a focus on six areas:
At UTS, learning is supported by our strong relationships with industry. All our faculties are led by industry advisory boards, and our industry partners shape our course content. Many degrees are accredited by professional associations that are recognised nationally and internationally.
Ready to work? UTS Careers provides free consultations, resume reviews and employment workshops. You can also access student job boards, industry career fairs and international alumni networks. But don’t stop there: gain leadership skills through the UTS BUILD program or volunteer with UTS SOUL.
The UTS International Student Centre can help you apply to UTS.
If you are thinking about applying (or have already submitted an application) to UTS, we provide general admission advice for both international undergraduate and postgraduate coursework study. Prospective research applicants are advised to contact the Graduate Research School.
Phone: +61 2 9514 1531 - Our office opening hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (except Australian public holidays).
UTS Housing offers comfortable, affordable and convenient living options. You can choose from a range of fully-furnished and self-catered accommodation options. Become part of a diverse and vibrant community that supports and motivates you during your time at UTS.
The UTS library opened its doors in 2019, after relocating to the newly-built UTS Central building. With 450,000 items in its collection, the UTS Library is made for breakthroughs.
The centerpiece of the library is the Reading Room, a cavernous space with a triple-height atrium and floor-to-ceiling bookshelves. The library also contains discussion spaces and 300 general access computers.
UTS provides confidential medical and counselling services for onshore international students. These service are provided by the UTS Health Service and the UTS Counselling service respectively. These services are provided on the UTS campus; additionally, medical consultation may be conducted over phone or video call.
Over the last decade, we have transformed into a campus of the future, constructing iconic and sustainable buildings including the UTS Business School, designed by Frank Gehry. Our interconnected spaces support practical learning, collaboration and research across all faculties.
The UTS gym is a great place to work off the stresses and pressures of studying. The gym has state-of-the-art cardio, strength, conditioning and Olympic weightlifting equipment alongside expert staff and personal trainers to help you reach your goals.
With over 30 sport clubs, UTS Sport caters to elite athletes and casual players alike. Represent UTS on the national stage or begin your own club.
UTS has over 180 clubs and societies where like-minded students meet, socialise and contribute to the UTS community.
Join as many clubs as you like. Live your best life at one of our many events, sip a drink at one of our on-campus bars, take a spin class at our gym, pick up a UTS hoodie or play a game of social basketball in your lunch break.
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