University of Technology Sydney, Australia

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The university was founded in its current form in 1981, although its origins trace back to the 1870s.

In 2011 over 35,700 students were enrolled at UTS in onshore and offshore courses.
UTS has a high level of student diversity. About 34% of students come from a non-English speaking background, and 46% were born outside of Australia.

79% of UTS Australian resident graduates were in full-time or part-time employment 3 months after completion of their studies.

The average salary of UTS Australian-resident first degree graduates who were in full-time employment was $53,080 while the average salary of graduates of UTS postgraduate programs in full-time employment was $80,855.

UTS is ranked in the top 400 universities by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings powered by Thomson Reuters. UTS was ranked in the top 500 of world universities in the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking 2011 and in the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking 2012.UTS was ranked 284 in the world QS World University Rankings 2012.

UTS was ranked 29th in the world's Top 50 under 50 in the QS GLOBAL index of newer universities - those less than 50 years old. The rankings are based on research, teaching, employability and internationalisation.

UTS was ranked 12th in Australia and 88th globally in the Times Higher Education (THE) top 100 universities under 50 years of age global rankings, a comprehensive system designed for young universities with indicators linked to industry innovation as well as academic excellence.

Student Accommodation:

The UTS Housing Service is committed to providing UTS students with comfortable, affordable and convenient living options on and around the UTS city campus.

Visit Student Housing Service website


Student Health Service:

The health service provides friendly and confidential medical services to UTS students and staff.

Appointments for UTS students are given highest priority.

The main purpose of the health service is to provide optimal health care and health information to ensure good health so that students can maximise their chances of academic success.

This service is available at the City campus. Bulk billing is available.

[email protected]

Phone: +61 2 9514 1177

(for appointments)

Open hours:
Monday to Thursday
8:30am - 6:00pm
8:30am - 5:00pm

Visit Student Health Service


Fitness Centre:

The UTS Fitness Centre is a Fitness Oasis available for students, alumni and members of the public, located right on your doorstep in the heart of Sydney's CBD.

Phone: 02 9514 2444 
E-mail: [email protected]

Open Hour: Monday to Friday: 6.00am - 9.00pm , Saturdays: 9.00am - 3.00pm.

The Fitness Centre address:

Building 4
733 Harris St
NSW 2007


Shop, Food and Drink:

The UTS Union Shops provide good quality competitive priced stationery, art supplies, UTS Memorabilia and personal items such as newspapers, phone cards and travel passes. With regular specials and a further 10% discount on stationery items (when you show your UTS student or staff card) retail shops are a great and convenient way to stock up on all of your supplies whilst here on campus.

Broadway Union Shop
Level 3, Tower Building
Ultimo NSW 2007
Ph: 02 9514 1147
Fax: 02 9514 1498
Operating Hours: During Semester Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm
Holiday Operating Hours: 6 -16 December 9am - 4pm.

Harris St Newsagency
730 Harris St
Ultimo NSW 2007
Ph: 02 9514 8081
Fax: 02 9514 8083
Operating Hours: During Semester Monday - Friday 7:30am - 6pm

DAB Art Shop
730 Harris St (above the Newsagency)
Ultimo NSW 2007
Ph: 02 9514 8081
Fax: 02 9514 8083
Operating Hours: During Semester Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm

The Hub at Haymarket
Block B, Level 1, Haymarket Campus
Cnr. Ultimo and Darling Rds 
Ph: 02 9514 3374
Fax: 02 9514 3456
Operating Hours: During Semester 7.30am - 8.00pm Monday - Friday

Kuring-gai Union Shop
Level 5, Building 1
Kuring-gai Campus
Ph: 02 9514 5009
Fax: 02 9514 5010
Operating Hours: During Semester Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm

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City campus
15 Broadway,
Ultimo, NSW 2007

Kuring-gai campus
Eton Road,
Lindfield, NSW 2070

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