University of Technology Sydney
UTS is a dynamic part of the cosmopolitan city of Sydney, Australia's oldest and largest city. Living and studying in one of the world's most multicultural cities will develop students' interpersonal skills and cultural knowledge and enhance their ability to adapt in new and changing environments. Students will have the opportunity to explore and meet new people in the beautiful and vibrant city of Sydney.
UTS is conveniently positioned close to the Central Business District and the cosmopolitan districts of Darling Harbour and Chinatown. Its location, a short walk from Sydney's main train and bus terminal Central Railway Station means UTS students have all of Sydney at their doorstep. Sydney's famous beaches Bondi and Coogee are less than half an hour away from UTS.
This program is offered in collaboration with the affiliate provider International Studies Abroad (ISA). Students will complete a USD application as well as an ISA application to participate in the program. ISA offers an additional level of support including on-site orientation activites, on-site resident staff, and visa application support, among other things. To visit the ISA program page for UTS, click here.
Located in the heart of Sydney, The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) is an Australian university with an international focus. Modern, diverse, and progressive, UTS is a reflection of the city around it. Delivering professionally focused courses and topical research, UTS provides practical education with an international perspective. It is this unique combination of practicality, international awareness, and city culture which distinguishes UTS from other universities.
READ THIS FIRST: Australia and New Zealand Course Selection Guide
UTS Pre-Approved Course Equivalencies NOTE: Core curriculum designations on this list pertain to OLD core only.
In the link below, click on your department of interest, and then Subjects (courses are called subjects). When you click on a particular course it will show you the typical availability. Remember that Autumn semester is our spring, and Spring semester is our fall.
View UTS Courses
Class sizes at UTS are generally large, and students are enrolled in courses with local students as well as other international students from all over the globe.
Please note: The grading system in Australia is VERY different from the US grading system. US grades are often inflated; students can expect it to be significantly more difficult to get an A in courses in Australia.
Study Abroad students can choose to enroll in a group of subjects from one major discipline or can combine subjects from one or more of the 300 bachelor's and graduate degree programs currently available. UTS divides teaching among the following course areas:
Students are guaranteed pre-arranged accommodation in university student residental apartments through the International Studies Abroad program provider. Housing costs are included in the program fee, which is paid to USD through the USD student account.
For a detailed description of program costs please see the Program Cost in the box at the top of this webpage.
Students studying abroad in Australia are permitted given the conditions of their student visas to work up to 40 hours per fortnight. However, it may not be as common to secure employment on campus, but rather a small job near or off campus.
UTS has put together a number of available employment opportunities on their website, which students are able to utilize and consult when looking for part-time employment while abroad: https://www.uts.edu.au/current-students/opportunities/work-opportunities/job-board?
Scholarships are a great way to help fund your study abroad program. ISA awards over $850,000 in grants and scholarships to participating students each year. In addition to those offered by ISA, scholarship opportunities are available through several host universities and outside organizations
Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda Memorial Scholarship and
Correspondent Internship Opportunity
• 12 x $2,000 for Fall Study
• 12 x $2,000 for Winter/Spring Study
• 2 x $2,500 for Year (Fall start)
• 2 x $2,500 for Year (Spring start)
ISA Diversity Scholarship
• 2 x $1,000 for Summer Study
• 3 x $2,000 for Fall Study
• 3 x $2,000 for Winter/Spring Study
Live Like Ally Memorial Scholarship
• 1 x $1,000 for Fall Study
• 1 x $1,000 for Spring Study
HOST UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
Queensland University of Technology: Brisbane
James Cook University: Cairns and Townsville
Macquarie University: Sydney
AUT University: Auckland
University of Waikato: Hamilton
Fall Programs: April 30th
Spring Programs: October 30th
All students studying in Australia for a semster WILL need a visa. The visa application process happens after acceptance to the program, and all visa application instructions are sent to students directly by the program provider International Studies Abroad.
EXCURSIONS AND ACTIVITIES
Upon arrival in Australia, students will take part in a 3-4 day Bridging Cultures Orientation Program. This orientation will consist of cultural activities, as well as logistical information to prepare students for their semester abroad. To learn more about this program, click here
To view photos of Sydney, click here