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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 37,670 students in 2013, including about 10,040 international students
  • Student completions: about 9570 completions in 2013
  • Alumni: 159,904 (not including some graduates from antecedent institutions)
  • Total number of staff: 3110
  • Graduate employment: 77 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 185 universities in 40 countries
     

Student enrolments

Student enrolments by course type

Course type201120122013

Higher degree research                                                               

1245

1348

1526

Postgraduate coursework                                           

11,368

11,036

10,983

Undergraduate, enabling and non-award            

23,622

23,973

25,164

Total

36,235

36,357

37,673

Equivalent full-time student load (EFTSL)

25,779

25,782

26,645

Data for 2013 is at April 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 Indicator201120122013

Female

50%

50%

50%

Under 25

59%

60%

60%

Language background other than English

36%

43%

46%

Born outside Australia

49%

48%

48%

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders

1%

1%

1%

Data for 2013 is at April 2014

 

Student enrolments by faculty and course type 2013

Enrolled FacultyHigher degree researchPostgraduate courseworkUndergraduate and non-awardTotal

Business

128

4570

6171

10,869

Design, Architecture and Building

91

858

2543

3492

Arts and Social Sciences

292

1478

3180

4950

Engineering and

Information Technology

497

1874

5413

7784

Law

31

1254

1456

2741

Health

120

629

2434

3183

Science

292

208

2809

3309

Graduate School of Health

14

112

0

126

Non Faculty

61

0

1158

1219

Total

1526

10,983

25,164

37,673

As at April 2014

International student enrolments by faculty and course type 2013

Enrolled FacultyHigher degree researchPostgraduate courseworkUndergraduateTotal

Business

37

2392

2179

4608

Design, Architecture and Building

11

172

341

524

Arts and Social Sciences

44

206

138

388

Engineering and

Information Technology

267

1085

1187

2539

Law

5

85

11

101

Health

14

56

676

746

Science

67

67

214

348

Graduate School of Health

7

3

0

10

Non Faculty

21

0

758

779

Total headcount

473

4066

5504

10,043

As at April 2014

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

 

Enrolments by campus 2013

City campus

33,092

Kuring-gai campus

3473

Off-shore institutions

1108

As at April 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

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)201120122013

Academic

1307

1397

1449

Support

1569

1671

1661

Total

2876

3068

3110

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