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UTS at a glance

  • Year established as a university: 1988
  • Number of campuses: two (a Sydney city campus and the Kuring-gai campus in Lindfield, Sydney)
  • Student enrolments: about 39,070 students in 2014, including about 10,730 international students
  • Student completions: about 9579 completions in 2013
  • Alumni: 184,000 (not including some graduates from antecedent institutions)
  • Total number of staff: 3088
  • Graduate employment: 76 per cent of Australian-resident graduates were in full-time or part-time employment three months after completing study and 10 per cent were undertaking further study
  • UTS has exchange agreements with more than 210 universities in 40 countries and territories.
     

Student enrolments

Student enrolments by course type

Course type201220132014

Higher degree research                                                               

1348

1526

1583

Postgraduate coursework                                           

11,036

10,983

10,896

Undergraduate, enabling and non-award            

23,973

25,164

26,595

Total

36,357

37,673

39,074

Equivalent full-time student load (EFTSL)

25,782

26,645

27,773

Data for 2014 is at September 2014

Note: These numbers include students who are enrolled on a full-time or part-time basis. The number of students in the Equivalent full-time student load (EFTSL) is lower than the total enrolments because it counts students in terms of a full-time equivalent course load.

 

Student enrolments by diversity indicators

Diversity Indicator201220132014

Female

50%

50%

50%

Under 25

60%

60%

62%

Language background other than English

43%

46%

46%

Born outside Australia

48%

48%

48%

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders

1%

1%

1%

Data for 2014 is at September 2014

 

Student enrolments by faculty and course type 2014

Enrolled FacultyHigher degree researchPostgraduate courseworkUndergraduate and non-awardTotal

Business

127

4376

6384

10,887

Design, Architecture and Building

93

815

2963

3871

Arts and Social Sciences

275

1461

3303

5039

Engineering and

Information Technology

534

2096

 5601

8231

Law

29

1155

1480

2664

Health

135

623

2583

3341

Science

312

240

3093

3645

Graduate School of Health

21

130

0

151

Non Faculty

57

0

1188

1245

Total

1583

10,896

26,595

39,074

As at September 2014

International student enrolments by faculty and course type 2014

Enrolled FacultyHigher degree researchPostgraduate courseworkUndergraduateTotal

Business

37

2478

2128

4643

Design, Architecture and Building

15

167

385

567

Arts and Social Sciences

42

244

170

456

Engineering and

Information Technology

290

1303

1147

2740

Law

6

71

12

89

Health

15

115

673

803

Science

83

81

213

377

Graduate School of Health

8

11

0

19

Non Faculty

19

0

1022

1041

Total headcount

515

4470

5750

10,735

As at September 2014

Note: This table includes all onshore and offshore international students excluding English Language Support enrolments and exchange students

 

Enrolments by campus 2014

City campus

34,651

Kuring-gai campus

3323

Off-shore institutions

1100

As at September 2014

 

Completions

  • Completions of award courses totalled 9,579 in 2013
  • Females represented 52–53 per cent of completions over 2011–2013.

 

UTS completions by course type 2011-2013

Course type201120122013
Research higher degree   

Higher doctorate

1

   0

 3

PhD

128

113

167

Masters by research

33

  39

 37

Sub-total

162

152

207

Coursework postgraduate   

Higher degree

3247

3003

3096

Other PG award

1257

996

1092

Sub-total

4504

3999

4188

Coursework undergraduate   

Bachelor's pass and Honours

4859

5023

5025

Bachelor's graduate entry

 124

   132

   103

Sub-degree

     13

    24

     56

Sub-total

4996

5179

5184

Total

9662

9330

9579

2013 data as at April 2014

 

Staff

Staff (FTE)201220132014

Academic

1397

1449

1425

Support

1671

1661

1663

Total

3068

3110

3088

Note: FTE = Full-time equivalent, including casual staff.