University of Sydney

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The University of Sydney
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Latin: Universitas Sidneiensis
MottoSidere mens eadem mutato (Latin)
Motto in English
Literal: Though the constellations change, the mind is universal[1]

Meaning: The traditions of the older universities of the Northern Hemisphere are continued here in the Southern
TypePublic
Established1850
EndowmentA$829 million]
(2011)
ChancellorPosition Vacant
Vice-ChancellorMichael Spence
VisitorThe Governor of New South Wales ex officio
Administrative staff
3,081 (FTE academic, 2008)
Students52,789 (2014)
Undergraduates32,393 (2011)
Postgraduates16,627 (2011)
LocationSydney, New South Wales, Australia
33°53′16″S 151°11′14″E / 33.88778°S 151.18722°E / -33.88778; 151.18722
CampusUrban, parks
ColoursRed, Gold & Blue                    
AffiliationsGroup of Eight, APRU, ASAIHL, WUN
Websitesydney.edu.au

The University of Sydney is a public university in Sydney, Australia. The main campus is in the suburbs of Camperdown and Darlington. Founded in 1850, it is the oldest university in Australia and Oceania. In 2011, it had 32,393 undergraduate and 16,627 graduate students.[2]

The University of Sydney is organised into sixteen faculties and schools. They offer bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctoral degrees. The univsersity often ranks amongst the best universities in Australia and Oceania. In 2012, it was ranked 39th in the world; 3rd in Australia, behind Australian National University (24th) and the University of Melbourne (36th) in the 2012 QS World University Rankings.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Our logo – About the University – The University of Sydney". sydney.edu.au. 19 March 2010. Retrieved 20 June 2010.
  2. "Sydney University: 2011 Enrolments – All Levels". Sydney.edu.au. Retrieved 11 October 2011.
  3. "The University of Sydney – QS". Times QS. Q4 2012. Retrieved 1 October 2012. Check date values in: |date= (help)

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