University of Technology, Sydney

Sydney , New South Wales


The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is a public research university located in Sydney, Australia. The main campus, the City campus, is located in the centre of the city of Sydney, close to the commercial hub and Sydney’s main train station, Central Railway Station. The St Leonards and Kuring-gai campuses are approximately 20 minutes by public transport from the City campus.

UTS undergraduate degrees have a distinctive focus on practice-oriented learning, quality teaching and high-impact research. UTS’s strong industry links and wide networks will help students develop their skills, gain valuable experience and make contacts to boost their career opportunities. Undergraduate students are also given overseas opportunities such as international studies, global exchange and overseas practicum.

The university has different entry schemes for undergraduate students which include entry schemes for high achievers, entry schemes for students who have experienced disadvantageous circumstances and entry schemes for indigenous Australian students.

The University of Technology Sydney safeguards the welfare of their overseas students with a well-planned set of support programs. Before they arrive at UTS, students are briefed on necessary arrangements such as applying for an Australian student visa, arranging for travel and accommodation, the necessary documents to bring and registering arrival details. The university also offers free airport pick-up service to international students.

Upon arrival, the university assists students with settling in for the long term. UTS guides students accordingly by helping them find permanent accommodation. Orientations and briefings are also scheduled so that students have a better understanding of university procedures. An International Student Centre is available where students can schedule appointments if they have any concerns and questions. International student scholarships and financial assistance are offered by UTS as well.

The annual undergraduate tuition fees are $31,560 for business courses, $25,760 for Arts/Education, and $36,220 for Engineering/Science.

UTS awards scholarships to eligible undergraduate students. Through UTS scholarships, the university is able to reward achievement and support students in need. A variety of scholarships are available to suit the needs of different types of students. Criteria for scholarship selection includes academic performance, extracurricular activities and financial need.

UTS offers a diverse range of scholarships for international students, in addition to government and other externally-funded scholarships for study at UTS. Research scholarships are also available at the university. These scholarships cover part of the student’s tuition fee, book and living allowance and provides students with a stipend.

#9th in Australia by QS Rankings
Type Public University
Size Large
44,753 Students
New South Wales


Courses Available

  • Architecture, Building, Planning and Design
  • Business and Economics
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Natural Sciences
  • Architecture, Building, Planning and Design
  • Arts
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business and Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Health and Nursing
  • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Natural Sciences


How to Apply?

Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

7.5 Minimum IELTS Score
TOEFL (iBT and PBT), PTE-Academic, Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of IELTS)
Deadlines and Important Dates
Autumn Session Application Deadline
Spring Session Application Deadline

Cost and Scholarships

AUD 31,560
Median Tuition Fee

Types of Scholarships Available

Academic Merit
Sporting Achievement
Financial Hardship
Medical or Disability
Sole Parent or Carer


Vice-Chancellor's Merit Scholarship
Total Worth $12,500
Eligibility and Requirements To be eligible for the Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria: Australian or New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa; and Current school leaver; or gap year student who graduated in the previous year, where no tertiary study was undertaken in the gap year; and Have received an offer through UAC for a UTS undergraduate degree; and Intended full-time enrolment in a UTS undergraduate degree, which is their first undergraduate degree; and Academic excellence in the final year of high school (ATAR of 90.0 or above, excluding bonus points); and Have applied for and/or been assessed under the Equity Scholarship or Educational Access Scheme via UAC, and therein demonstrated financial disadvantage (at the time of Scholarship selection).
Application Deadline December 10
Other Details When applying through UAC for UTS Equity Scholarships, Family Tax Benefit will not be considered as demonstrative of financial hardship. Only applicants receiving a Centrelink means-tested income support payment, or demonstrating exceptional financial hardship with supporting evidence will be considered. These scholarships are awarded automatically following the release of ATAR results in December, although you must be enrolling as a local student and have a University of Technology Sydney course preference on your UAC application to be eligible. The application form is optional and can be completed online at the Elite School Leaver Scholarship Application Form
Garth Barnett Scholarship
Total Worth $19,500 Paid over 3 years
Eligibility and Requirements To be eligible for the Scholarship, an applicant must meet the following criteria: Full time enrolment in one of the eligible UTS undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Design in Interior and Spatial Design; or Bachelor of Design in Interior Architecture or Bachelor of Design in Architecture; or One of the above degrees combined with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies or Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation; and Be commencing their first year of an eligible undergraduate degree at UTS in the Autumn session of the Scholarship selection; and Achieved an ATAR or equivalent of 69 or above, excluding bonus points; or An Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant who has accepted an offer through the Jumbunna Direct Entry Program; and All candidates must apply using the UTS online Scholarships Application form to be eligible. All candidates must be available to attend an interview in person.
Application Deadline March 26
Other Details In addition to the Eligibility Criteria, an applicant must meet one of the following criteria as evidenced by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) Equity Scholarship, Educational Access Scheme, or Schools Recommendation Scheme supplied with the scholarship application: Have a low socio-economic status background (low SES); and/or Have a non-English speaking background (NESB); and/or Have a long term medical condition; and/or Have a disability; and/or Are from a regional or remote area; and/or Are an Indigenous and/or Torres Strait Islander Australian; and/or Experiencing educational barriers and/or personal hardship, including but not limited to being a carer, a sole parent or a refugee. Be part of and underrepresented group in higher education, including but not limited to people transitioning out of foster care, new migrant, first in family student as demonstrated with a Statutory Declaration.
Elite Athlete Program
Total Worth Varies
Eligibility and Requirements ou may be eligible for a UTS sporting scholarship if you: Are an enrolled UTS student Compete in a sport at a representative, State or National level UTS Elite and Emerging Athlete Scholars requirements: Maintain a minimum academic level of 'pass' for all subjects Compete for a representative UTS sporting team, where relevant Become a member of a UTS sporting club, where relevant Act as an ambassador for UTS and UTS Sport
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