About New South Wales (NSW)
New South Wales is Australia’s most highly populated State and home to the country’s largest city, Sydney. There are five World Heritage sites to explore including the famous Sydney Opera House. The State has a host of attractions including stunning beaches, a vast outback, the famous Blue Mountains and a huge array of snow and water sports.
- Sydney Information
- Map of Sydney
- Sydney Bus Map
- Sydney Train Map
- Sydney BUS/TRAIN/FERRY journey planner
CHARLES STURT UNIVERSITY (CSU)
CSU is recognised as having a full range of distance education courses available and is notably Australia’s leading University for distance education. With 5 campuses stationed throughout New South Wales, students have the choice as to which campus they study at. Campuses include: Albury-Wodonga; Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, and Wagga Wagga.
As the fourth largest University in Sydney, Macquarie University offers approximately 87 Undergraduate courses and 124 Postrgraduate courses. Recognised as being Australia’s leading University for its exchange program, Macquarie University enables students to experience different cultures and environments while completing their degree.
SOUTHERN CROSS UNIVERSITY (SCU)
The regional SCU was established in with 1994 and is Australia’s seventh largest provider of Distance Education with international students from some 50 countries. Schools include Arts, Education, Social Sciences, Tourism, Business, Law, Health. Indigenous Studies and Environmental Sciences. SCU is a partner in the National Marine Science Centre.
UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE
UoN is a member of Innovative Research Universities of Australia and has five Faculties: Business and Law, Education and Arts, Engineering and Built Environment, Information Technology and Health. UoN also has the School of Law, the School of Music and Conservatorium and the Graduate School of Business.
UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND
UNE is a research-led teaching university with courses such as Education, Law and Medicine and is active in research in Agricultural Science, Economics, Linguistics and Archaeology. Two faculties: Arts & Sciences and the Professions, are divided into 10 multi-disciplinary schools. Distance Education is important part of UNE with 15,000 students worldwide. There is an extensive residential college system.
UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES (UNSW)
Founded in 1949, UNSW is recognised as one of Australia’s leading teaching and research institutions with emphasis on Renewable/Alternative Energy, Quantum Computing and Nanotechnology, Taxation Reform, Information and Communication Technology Digital Media, Electrical, Chemical and Bio-Medical Engineering, HIV/Aids Research and Social Justice Research.
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME, Fremantle, Broome and Sydney
This private Roman Catholic university was established in 1990 in Freemantle and has strong links with the American university of the same name in Indiana. A Sydney campus was established at Chippendale in 2006 followed by a new Medical School at Darlinghurst in 2008. Faculties include Law, Arts, Sciences, Business, Education, Medicine, Nursing and Theology.
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
The University of Sydney was established in 1850 making it the oldest and the second largest university in Australia. There are 16 Faculties of which the largest are Arts, Economics and Business, Health Sciences and Science. The university has the largest academic library in the southern hemisphere, an Art Collection and two Museums.
UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (UTS)
UTS has its main campuses within Sydney CBD and designs its courses with a high degree of practical knowledge as opposed to pure theory. For that reason, they maintain close links with industries. Insearch, the leading pathway providers for UTS, offers English Language courses to prepare international students for entry to UTS bachelor degrees and postgraduate study.
UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN SYDNEY (UWS)
UWS comprises 17 schools grouped into a College of Art, College of Business and College of Health & Sciences. A Medical School was opened a few years ago and the School of Law was established in 2001, placing special emphasis on commercial law including taxation, contracts and corporation, finance and international law. The Law School has won awards including the Mooting Championship.
UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG (UOW)
UOW was founded in 1951 and comprises nine faculties: Arts, Commerce, Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Health & Behavioural Sciences, Informatics, Law and Science. The UOW Students’ Union produces Tertangula magazine while other services include representation, advocacy and student support. There are eight campuses as well as the independent University of Wollongong in Dubai.