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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 39,048 students in 2014, including about 10,748 international students
  • Student completions: about 9962 completions in 2014
  • Alumni: 189,714 (not including some graduates from antecedent institutions)
  • Total number of staff (measured by full-time equivalent): 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 over 230 exchange agreements enabling students to study on exchange 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

10,870

Undergraduate, enabling and non-award            

23,973

25,164

26,595

Total

36,357

37,673

39,048

Equivalent full-time student load (EFTSL)

25,782

26,645

27,756

Data for 2014 is at April 2015

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 April 2015

 

Student enrolments by faculty and course type 2014

Enrolled FacultyHigher degree researchPostgraduate courseworkUndergraduate and non-awardTotal

Business

125

4367

6403

10,895

Design, Architecture and Building

93

810

2961

3864

Arts and Social Sciences

301

1456

3301

5058

Engineering and

Information Technology

537

2092

 5597

8226

Law

29

1155

1480

2664

Health

135

621

2581

3337

Science

310

239

3089

3638

Graduate School of Health

22

130

0

152

Non Faculty

31

0

1183

1214

Total

1583

10,870

26,595

39,048

As at April 2015

International student enrolments by faculty and course type 2014

Enrolled FacultyHigher degree researchPostgraduate courseworkUndergraduateTotal

Business

36

2474

2148

4658

Design, Architecture and Building

15

167

385

567

Arts and Social Sciences

54

245

170

469

Engineering and

Information Technology

292

1302

1145

2739

Law

6

71

12

89

Health

15

115

671

801

Science

83

81

213

377

Graduate School of Health

9

11

0

20

Non Faculty

7

0

1021

1028

Total headcount

517

4466

5765

10,748

As at April 2015

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

 

Enrolments by campus 2014

City campus

34,610

Kuring-gai campus

3318

Off-shore institutions

1120

As at April 2015

 

Completions

  • Completions of award courses totalled 9,962 in 2014
  • Females represented 52–53 per cent of completions over 2012–2014.

 

UTS completions by course type 2012-2014

Course type201220132014
Research higher degree   

Higher doctorate

0

   3

 0

PhD

113

167

173

Masters by research

39

  37

 33

Sub-total

152

207

206

Coursework postgraduate   

Higher degree

3003

3096

3237

Other PG award

996

1092

1024

Sub-total

3999

4188

4261

Coursework undergraduate   

Bachelor's pass and Honours

5023

5025

5342

Bachelor's graduate entry

 132

   103

   124

Sub-degree

     24

    56

    29

Sub-total

5179

5184

5495

Total

9330

9579

9962

2014 data as at April 2015

 

Staff

Staff (FTE)201220132014

Academic

1397

1449

1425

Support

1671

1661

1663

Total

3068

3110

3088

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