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Universities in Sydney and study in Sydney - International Student Regional Guide


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Find universities in Sydney and study in Sydney , our guide for international students to study abroad.Come study a degree in Sydney, Australia’s most populous city, capital of New South Wales and one of the world’s most exciting tourist destinations.

Sydney brims with history, culture, nature, art and fashion. Its forty beaches and multiple tourist attractions means you will never be short of something to do in the city. This is the city that gives you the Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach and the Harbour Bridge.
Sydney is used to welcoming visitors. More than 10million people come to visit Sydney each year, while a third of the city’s permanent population were born overseas. International students will be joining a city that is cosmopolitan and diverse, which is reflected in the number of different restaurants, bars and cafes in the city.

Study in Sydney?

Sydney is home to some of Australia’s best places to study and is also the site of Australia’s first ever university, the University of Australia. You can study a degree in Sydney at some of the following institutions:

Undergraduate degrees in Sydney typically take between 3-4 years to complete, depending on the subject and mode of study.

Immigration and visas

In order to start at a university in Sydney, students will need to get a student visa. The Department for Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) grants visas to students whose courses are registered and full time.

The student visa allows for study at Sydney universities, as well as the freedom to work part time. It also provides access to:

  • Subsidised student health cover in Australia
  • Possibilities to study in Australia for longer than first planned
     
Students can apply for their Australian visas as soon as they have received Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) from their university. To do this they should contact the Australian Government Office Overseas in their own country, for details on how to apply and what documents are required. This varies from country to country.

Accommodation and living costs

The easiest way to settle into life in Sydney as a student is to live in dedicated halls of accommodation, which are normally provided on campus. This will allow you to settle into student life easily and quickly.

However, Sydney offers adventurous students plenty of other options when it comes to finding flats and the chance to mingle with tourists and other students.

Popular student areas in Sydney include:

  • Newtown
  • Stanmore
  • Glebe
  • Darlinghurst
     
Expect to pay around AUS$140-$200 (£92-£131) per week for a room in a shared house. 


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