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Why UTS?

Five reasons to choose UTS

Located at the heart of Sydney, within Australia’s creative industries hub, UTS is a young and dynamic university. We are renowned for our internationally praised, award-winning approach to learning.

Above all we believe in the value of real-world experience and innovation for our students. Find out what makes us different.

We excel in the areas that matter

UTS campusWe’re young and we’ve already made our mark: UTS is the number-1 ranked university under 50 years in Australia (opens and external site) and number 8 in the world. 

That means we’re different to other institutions: we’re outstanding in the areas that we work in, whether it be our courses or our research.

The odds are, whatever degree you choose at UTS, you’ll find us at the front of the pack. 

Backed by world-class research

Attila Brungs, UTS Vice-Chancellor and PresidentWe’ve joined the world’s elite. We now sit among the Top-200 universities in the world, as ranked by Times Higher Education in 2016. That’s because our research has real-world impact, we’re respected by our peers and our learning environment is world-class.

That means you’ll be getting the benefit of teaching underpinned by high-quality research, whether it be into big data, the future of work or other key areas. Imagine where we’ll be tomorrow.

Learn from the best

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You want an academic leader who matches your abilities, right? Our teaching staff stand out for many reasons. It might be because they’re experienced industry professionals who have moved into academia.

It might be the fact that their research is ranked as world-standard. And it will definitely be because they are using our industry-leading learning.futures approach. For all these reasons, they’re the ones who’ll be giving you the tools to advance your career.

Join us in the city 

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Your time matters. That’s why we deliver our classes in a variety of different modes, from evening classes to delivering whole subjects over a multi-day block session. We’re also investing in new teaching technologies to give our students more options for blended learning.

Best of all our city campus is located a few minutes walk from Sydney’s biggest transport hub, Central Station. You’ll be able to get here (and away) with ease.

Save 10% on your degree

Alumni Advantage 10% Study Saving

If you’re one of UTS's 200,000+ alumni, you’ll automatically save 10% on most of our postgraduate degree programs through the UTS Alumni Advantage program.

Find out if you’re eligible now.