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Why UTS?

How to make the most of uni life

If you’re thinking of studying a postgraduate degree at UTS, the odds are you’re determined and driven. You know why you’re here. But that doesn’t mean a few tips won’t help you get off to the best start.

Boost your salary

Men According to analysis of the latest Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey (opens an external site), completing a university degree after the age of 24 in Australia means a boost to wages of 9% for men and 7% for women. That’s not a bad ROI on your education investment. 

On-campus health centre

Doctor taking blood pressure UTS has expert, on-campus medical and counselling services, available to all UTS students. You can get a check-up, medical advice or vaccine the next time you’re on campus. What’s more, eligible students are bulk-billed for most visits. And those aren’t the only student support services that UTS offers. 

Enjoy half-price travel (again)

City at night.If you’re a domestic, full-time student, you may be eligible for a Concession Opal Card.

That means half-price travel all-day, every day during your degree. Just like the last time you were a student.


Network for your next job

Three women in a meetingAt UTS, you’ll gain both knowledge and a network. While our lecturers are world-class, your classmates will be big hitters too. They might be established industry professionals or career changers with years of experience. Either way, you’ll work closely together throughout your course. You never know the connections you might make. 

Upskill outside of the classroom

Computer on deskNeed to perfect your Excel pivot tables? Maybe boost your Photoshop skills? As a UTS student you’ll gain free access to online learning resources at Lynda.com. With over 5,000 courses, you’ll be able to complement your high-level, in-class learning with practical, hands-on skills across a range of disciplines, from business to software development and design.