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  • Locations: Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Calendar Year, Fall, Fall Back-Up, Full Year, Full Year Back-Up, Split Year Spring, SpltYr Spring BackUp, Spring, Spring Back-Up
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0 Language Prerequisite: No
Language(s): English Type of Program: Area Studies, Business, Direct Matriculation
Non-GU Students May Apply: No Housing Options: Local Roommates, Off-Campus, Student Residence
Level of Support: Medium (Moderate onsite support) Application Deadlines: February, October
OGE Advisor: Annette Kuroda Russell Engagement Opportunities: Buddy/Peer Program, Intern: Credit, Student Organizations
Program Description:

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University of Sydney

Sydney, Australia



  • Good academic and disciplinary standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
*If you do not meet these eligibility requirements, please meet with the OGE Regional Advisor for this program early in the process to discuss your options.

About the Program

The University of Sydney, founded in 1850, is Australia’s oldest and largest university. The university offers world-class education in a wide range of degree programs to 60,000 students, of whom approximately 30% are international students. With access to over 2,500 courses, students can easily fulfill academic requirements, as well as expand into new areas of inquiry.


The University of Sydney is located in Sydney, Australia, known for its safe, cosmopolitan and culturally diverse vibe. The beautiful Camperdown/Darlington campus is close to Sydney’s central business district, with easy access to Chinatown, Darling Harbour, the famous Opera House, and abundant entertainment.

Academic Calendar

  • Full year: mid-July to late June
  • Fall: mid-July to late November
  • Spring: mid-February to late June

Fields of Study

Fields of study include: Anthropology, Art/Art History, Asian Studies, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Environmental Studies, Film, French, German, Government/Political Science, Health Sciences, History, International Studies, Italian, Japanese, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religion/Theology, Spanish

This list is not exhaustive. Please make an appointment to speak with the OGE Regional Advisor to further discuss available coursework on this program.


Students are required to enroll in a full courseload and complete all exams and assignments associated with the course regardless of the credit they wish to receive on the program. Withdrawal from a course or failure to take/complete a final will be regarded as an unauthorized reduction in courseload and a violation of the academic policy.

A full courseload for this program is: 24 credits (4 courses)

The minimum passing grade for this program is: C


Students are required to live in program housing.

Students have three housing options:
  • Urbanest (recommended): Apartment suite complex close to campus, guaranteed for students who apply by the accommodation deadline
  • Residential colleges: Choice of eight student communities, including International House
  • University-run accommodation: Close to campus

Program Budget

University of Sydney Program Budget 2018-2019


OGE advises students to research and pursue a wide range of funding opportunities. To find scholarships applicable to your program, browse the scholarships section of OGE’s website.

The Office of Global Education is committed to making study abroad accessible to all interested and eligible students. OGE hopes that students with accessibility needs will pursue study abroad opportunities and use the available support services on campus for assistance and advice when necessary.

With over 200 approved-programs, OGE is confident that you will find a program that fits your interests and goals. Programs offer varying degrees of academic and lifestyle support. Please make an appointment with the OGE advisor specializing in your geographic area of interest to discuss how to best support any special needs you might have on programs that may interest you.

To learn more about the resources for students on campus and also for advice on how to request accommodations overseas, please visit the Georgetown Academic Resource Center’s website. Additional support can be found on the Mobility International website.

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Dates & Deadlines:
Dates & Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Calendar Year 2019 10/01/2018 10/13/2018 TBA TBA
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/13/2018 TBA TBA