University of Sydney, Australia

The University of Sydney is Australia’s oldest university and consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world. It has roughly 43,000 students.

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and with almost 5,000,000 inhabitants Australia’s most populous city. It is a bustling business and financial hub with many cultural events and tourist attractions.

Priority partner

University of Glasgow staff can apply for the USyd-Glasgow Ignition Grants or to the International Partnership Development Fund for funding to build collaborations with Sydney.

Network partner

The University of Sydney and the University of Glasgow are both members of the U21 network.

Mobility partner

>> Follow this link if you are an incoming student

  • Estimated number of mobility places:  7-10 (or more) full-year places or 14-20 (or more) semester places.

Available Subject Areas

Please ensure that you research the courses available to you as an exchange student, and check with your subject coordinator(s) that these courses are suitable for your Glasgow degree programme. Please note that partner course offerings may change on a yearly basis.

Please research course level; content and assessment structures; partner academic pre-requisites for exchange students; whether enough courses / credits are available in your degree subject(s) to meet your Glasgow degree credit requirements; language of teaching and for Joint Honours students, whether the partner has any restrictions on taking courses from different Schools/Faculties.

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Aerospace Engineering/Sciences
  • Archaeology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business & Management
  • Celtic and Gaelic
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computing Science
  • Digital Media & Information Studies
  • Earth Science and Geology
  • Economic & Social History
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronics/Electrical Engineering
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Film & TV
  • Geography
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Maths
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Psychology
  • School of Interdisciplinary subjects Dumfries
  • Scottish Literature
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Theatre Studies
  • Theology & Religious Studies
  • University Wide
  • Urban Studies/Public & Social Policy

Key facts

Travel and costs

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