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                                                                                                                                             Why UTS?
                                                                                                                                             Study in the heart of Sydney
                                                                                                                                             Sydney’s city university
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                                           I’m pleased to introduce you to UTS’s Study Abroad and Exchange programs. Our             06      Campus and facilities
                                           programs offer you a unique opportunity to experience everything UTS has to                                                                                                                                 UTSint #UTSint
                                           offer in one or two teaching sessions.                                                    08      Living in UTS Housing

                                           UTS’s vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for            09      UTS rankings
                                           our global impact. We’re pleased to see that the excellence we strive towards is                                                                                                                     Acknowledgement
                                                                                                                                     10      Your program options
                                           recognised worldwide. We’re ranked first in Australia and eleventh globally in the                                                                                                                   of Country
                                           world’s top 50 young universities (QS Top 50 Under 50 2020), and in the top 150           12      Study areas at UTS
 “UTS’s vision is                          universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2020).
                                                                                                                                     24      Choosing your subjects                                                                             Acknowledging country is a cultural protocol
                                           As a young university, we dare to think differently. We believe that you’ll need to
  to be a leading                          be adaptive and open-minded to succeed in our rapidly changing world – and                25      Credit, classes and assessment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                that is a respectful public acknowledgment of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the traditional custodians of the land.
                                           we’ll prepare you for that. Our dynamic campus of the future, with its tech-
  public university                        driven, collaborative spaces, will inspire you to learn, while our teaching style
                                           places you at the centre of learning.
                                                                                                                                             Services and support
                                                                                                                                             Beyond the classroom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                UTS acknowledges the Gadigal People of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Eora Nation and the Boorooberongal People of

  of technology                            Our location in the heart of Sydney is also why more than 1000 study abroad and           30      Feel at home
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the Dharug Nation upon whose ancestral lands
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                our campuses stand. We would also like to pay
                                           exchange students come to study at UTS each year. And not just for the beaches                                                                                                                       respect to the Elders both past and present,
  recognised                               and Opera House. UTS is at the centre of Sydney’s creative and digital precinct,
                                                                                                                                     32      Before you apply
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                acknowledging them as the traditional
                                           so you’ll have every opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial mindset.                 33      How to apply                                                                                       custodians of knowledge for these Lands.
  for our global                           As you read through this guide, you’ll find numerous other reasons why you                34      Study abroad and exchange partners

  impact.”                                 should choose our world-class education in the heart of one of the world’s great
                                           global cities.                                                                            37      #utsstudyabroad

                                           I look forward to seeing you on campus.

                                           Iain Watt                                                                                                                                                                      UTS Autumn session^                    UTS Spring session^
                                           Deputy Vice-Chancellor
                                           and Vice-President (International)
                                                                                                                                     Key dates                                                                            (Northern Hemisphere
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (Northern Hemisphere

                                                                                                                                      Orientation (compulsory)                                                            February - March                       Late July

                                                                                                                                      Main teaching session                                                               March - June                           July - November

                                                                                                                                      Mid-session break (1 week study vacation)                                           April                                  September

                                                                                                                                      Exams                                                                               June - July                            October - November

                                                                                                                                      Total compulsory learning weeks                                                     16 weeks                               16 weeks

                   Within the Australian                                        UTS is a member of the Australian Technology
                   Technology Network                                           Network (ATN), an influential alliance of four        APPLICATION DEADLINES
                   (ATN) agreement,                                             distinctive and prominent Australian universities.
                   UTS has committed                                               ATN is committed to forging partnerships with      Study abroad and exchange applications                                              30 November                            30 April
                   to a 30 per cent                                                industry and government to deliver practical
reduction in greenhouse gases (from        results through focused research. The Network educates graduates who are ready             UTS Housing priority placement*                                                     31 October                             1 June
2007 levels) by 2020/21.                   to enter their chosen profession, dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge and eager to
For more information, visit:               claim a stake in building sustainable societies of the future. The Network continues to                  champion the principles of access and equity that have ensured its members are the        * For details, see page 30.
                                           universities of first choice for more students.                                           ^ Some Teacher Education students will operate on an alternative calendar (Calendar B). For more details, see page 12 of this guide and the UTS website.
                                                                                                                                     For all official UTS dates, visit the UTS website and search Principal Dates or Academic Dates.

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Why UTS?                                                                                                                   Study in the
                                                                                                                           heart of Sydney
Imagine. One or two semesters of exceptional education in the                                                              Sydney is an exciting harbour city known world-over for its beautiful
heart of Sydney with great weather, beautiful beaches, and endless                                                         beaches, national parks, cultural diversity and relaxed suburbs.
opportunities and adventure. Sounds good, right?
                                                                                                                           The mild climate and laid-back attitude make Sydney an ideal place
Welcome to UTS!                                                                                                            to enjoy the outdoors and celebrate cultural diversity.

Each year we welcome more than 1000              AREAS OF STUDY
study abroad and exchange students               We offer study abroad and exchange
from around the world, just like you. With       subjects for undergraduate and
around 45,900 students from 120 different        postgraduate level students in the
countries, UTS is an exciting place to be!       following faculties:

AUSTRALIA’S TOP YOUNG UNI                        ––   Arts and Social Sciences
We’re young and think differently. We take            (Communication; Education;
a global approach to education that has               International Studies)
innovation at its core. What’s more, we’re a     ––   Business
university for the real world. All our courses
                                                 ––   Design, Architecture
are closely aligned with industry need, so
                                                      and Building
what you learn will prepare you for your
future career.                                   ––   Engineering and
                                                      Information Technology
LEARNING WITH YOU                                ––   Health
                                                 ––   Law

                                                                                                                           Top 10
Your learning experience at UTS may be
different to that at your own institution.       ––   Science and Mathematics
This is because we have flipped the              ––   Transdisciplinary Innovation                                                                                                                                                       Photo: Destination NSW

                                                                                                                           ‘must do’
way you learn on its head. No more one-
directional lectures or teacher-knows-all,       Note: UTS cannot guarantee that all
                                                 subjects and study areas will be available

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but an approach that puts you at the                                                                                                                                      atch the ferry with the locals
                                                                                                                                                                         C                                             xplore Sydney’s unique convict
                                                 for study abroad and exchange students.
                                                                                                 “I love the campus.
                                                                                                                           things in
centre of your learning experience.              To ensure your study area is available, check                                                                           to Manly for priceless views of              heritage in The Rocks, and walk round
                                                 the UTS Study Abroad and Exchange                                                                                       Sydney Harbour.                              to Barangaroo Reserve, with its harbour
We do this through collaborative projects,
real-life case studies, and the integration
                                                 Subject Guides for more information:             It’s bigger than the                                                                                                lookouts and striking foreshore.

                                                                                                                           Sydney                                    2
                                                                                                                                                                          isit the iconic Sydney Opera House;
of technology into everyday teaching.
                                                                                                  one at home, so I just
UTS’s model of learning is award-winning.
                                                                                                  love being able to go
                                                                                                                                                                         see a performance if you can.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  8    njoy the restaurants and incredible
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      weekly fireworks displays at the Darling
We hope that it will excite you and leave
you equipped for a life full of ongoing
learning and development.                                                                         to different buildings
                                                                                                                                                                     3     alk the Coogee to Bondi Beach
                                                                                                                                                                          coastal track and cool off with a
                                                                                                                                                                          swim along the way (between the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Harbour entertainment precinct. Better
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      still, stay for New Year’s Eve fireworks if
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      you can!
                                                                                                                                                                          flags, of course!).
                                                                                                  and learn in different
                                                                                                  spaces. I also like                                                4     ake in the view from Taronga Park
                                                                                                                                                                          Zoo as you visit some of Australia’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  9    o sport-mad like an Aussie!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Catch a game of cricket, tennis,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      rugby league, Australian rules footy
                                                                                                                                                                          unique native animals.                      (AFL) or even soccer, at one of our
                                                                                                  how the staff are                                                                                                   many sports grounds – pick a team

                                                                                                  very friendly, they’re                                             5     alk across the Sydney Harbour
                                                                                                                                                                          Bridge and take in the breath-taking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and wear their colours.

                                                                                                                                                                          views of the city and harbour.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  10   Venture to the World Heritage listed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Blue Mountains west of Sydney, or

                                                                                                 BARBARA MENDOZA
                                                                                                 Home Country: Mexico
                                                                                                                                                                     6     atch a flick at one of the open air
                                                                                                                                                                          cinemas in summer. The cinema at
                                                                                                                                                                          Mrs Macquarie’s Point offers the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the beautiful Royal National Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (South) or Ku-ring-gai Chase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        National Park (North) for bushwalking
                                                                                                 Studied: Economics                                                       Harbour Bridge as a backdrop.                 and spectacular scenery.

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city university                  minutes
                                  by train

Chinatown, Central Park
and Darling Harbour

                     minutes                                                   Circular Quay
                      on foot

                                                                  Sydney enjoys a sunny climate with mild winters and warm
                                                                  summers. During summer, (December – February) average
                                                                  temperatures range from 19 - 26°C (65 - 78°F). During winter
                                                                  (June – August) average temperatures drop to between 9-17°C
                                                                  (48 - 63°F). There’s an average of 243 sunny days recorded every
                                                                  year.                                   Information source:

                                                             Bondi Beach
                                                                                                             by bus

    Blue Mountains

                      by train               Want to know what’s happening in Sydney? Check out:
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                             YOUNG UNIVERSITY
                               RANKINGS 2019
                                                                                    World University
                                    1st                                             Rankings 2020
                                                                                  QUACQUARELLI SYMONDS (QS)

                               in Australia

                              TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION
                                                                                   5      STAR

                                                                                  QS Stars™ 2018-2021
                                                                                  QUACQUARELLI SYMONDS (QS)

                          2018 SNAPSHOT OF UTS

                                            45,930                33,070                10,720                  1095
                                           students enrolled at   undergraduate           postgraduate          incoming study
                                             UTS onshore and        students               coursework             abroad and
                                            outside Australia                               students          exchange students

    Photos: UTS Housing

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University of Technology Sydney                                                                                                         International Study Abroad and Exchange

Your program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Photo: Kwa Nguyen

We offer a variety of study abroad and exchange options ranging                                                                         OPTION 3
from full-time English language courses through to coursework                                                                           STUDY ABROAD 18

programs of one or two teaching sessions and up to four teaching                                                                        ––   Study Abroad 18 offers you the chance to study a reduced
                                                                                                                                             number of credit points (18 per teaching session rather than
sessions for postgraduate research.                                                                                                          the usual 24) and pay a lower tuition fee. The application
                                                                                                                                             steps are the same as for Study Abroad 24 (Option 2)
                                                                                                                                        ––   the lighter study load and lower costs make Study Abroad 18
Whether you’re interested in enrolling in standard classes,                                                                                  an excellent way to experience more of the Australian and
                                                                                                                                             Sydney culture
conducting research or improving your English,                                                                                          ––   you may be eligible for a UTS scholarship, award or grant.
                                                                                                                                             Check the website for details:
you’ll find a program to suit your needs.                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                        OPTION 4
                                                                OPTION 1                                                                AUSTRALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE STUDIES
Thinking of taking a gap year between                           STUDENT EXCHANGE
high school and university?                                                                                                             ––   open to students who do not meet the required English
                                                                ––   open to eligible students who are enrolled at an official UTS           language level to enrol in other UTS study abroad and
As a high school graduate, you may be able to join the study         exchange partner institution (see page 34-36 for a list of our          exchange programs*
abroad program at UTS before you commence university in              exchange partners)                                                 ––   allows you to complete full-time studies to develop your
your home country! To see if you meet the entry requirements,
                                                                ––   enrol in full-time studies and gain credit at UTS for one or two        English language skills through the study of Australian
refer to page 32 of this guide.
                                                                     teaching sessions with the approval of your home university
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Theme your study abroad experience!
                                                                                                                                             language, society and culture
For information on fees, entry requirements and how to apply,   ––   you are not required to pay tuition fees to UTS, but may still     ––   enrol in full-time studies at UTS for one or two teaching                     Want to focus on social justice during your time at UTS?
see pages 32-33.                                                     have to pay regular fees at your home university                        sessions with the approval of your home institution                           Or immerse yourself in innovation and entrepreneurship?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           UTS offers themed study abroad packages that allow you to
                                                                ––   discuss your study plan with your home university academic         ––   taught on campus by UTS faculty staff                                         specialise in a specific topic for a teaching session.
                                                                     adviser and our team will be happy to assist you with the          ––   students who enrol in this program for two teaching sessions
                                                                     subject approval process                                                may choose to take an IELTS test at the end of their first                    Visit our website to view all study abroad options and subject
                                                                ––   once your home institution has approved your exchange, they             session to see if they are eligible to transfer into a different              areas available at
                                                                     will submit your details to UTS, and you will then be invited to        study abroad or exchange option for their second session
                                                                     apply online

                                                                                                                                        OPTION 5
                                                                OPTION 2                                                                VISITING RESEARCH STUDENTS PROGRAM
                                                                STUDY ABROAD 24
                                                                                                                                        ––   open to all graduate level research students enrolled in                  For information on fees, entry requirements and how to apply,
                                                                ––   open to students from any recognised university, or high                a master’s by research degree or PhD at any recognised                    see pages 32-33.
                                                                     school (conditions apply)                                               university or college
                                                                ––   enrol in full-time studies and gain credit at UTS for one or two   ––   you can apply to undertake supervised research at UTS for
                                                                     teaching sessions with the approval of your home university             one to four teaching sessions, with the approval of your
                                                                     or study at UTS for your personal interest                              home institution
                                                                ––   discuss your study plan with your home university academic         ––   you are required to pay a flat fee to UTS to cover the cost of
                                                                     adviser, if required, and our team will be happy to assist you          supervision and tuition
                                                                     with the subject approval process                                  ––   discuss your research plans with your home
                                                                ––   pay the UTS Study Abroad tuition fee                                    university supervisor
                                                                ––   apply to UTS directly or through one of our official               ––   you should then make contact with an appropriate
                                                                     student recruitment agents, partner universities or a UTS               supervisor at UTS
                                                                     representative in your home country
                                                                                                                                        * The minimum English proficiency requirement for the Australian Language
                                                                ––   you may be eligible for a UTS scholarship, award or grant.         and Culture Program is IELTS 5.0 (all bands) or TOEFL Internet Based Test 35
                                                                     Check the website for details:                                     and above with a writing score of at least 17.
Photo: Kwa Nguyen                                          

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University of Technology Sydney                                                                                                       International Study Abroad and Exchange

 Arts and                                                                                                                              UTS Business
 Social Sciences                                                                                                                       School
 We have achieved so much.                                                                                                             At UTS we like to get down to               STUDY AREAS
 Self-learning robots, the 24-hour                                                                                                     business. This not only means               ––    Accounting
 economy, the Internet of Things.                                                                                                      offering you a world-class business         ––    Economics
 But what about our human skills at                                                                                                    education that is recognised globally.
 the basic level? There’s still much                                                                                                   It also means you will learn in award-      ––    Events Management
 room for improvement. Educators,                                                                                                      winning facilities in the heart of          ––    Finance
 communicators, and inter-cultural                                                                                                     Australia’s most prominent business,        ––    Financial Services
 interpreters are needed more than ever.                                                                                               technology and creative precinct.
                                                                                                                                                                                   ––    Human Resource Management
 Our School of Communication and
                                                                                                                                       That’s how we do business at UTS!                                             “I love the cutting-edge
                                                                                                                                                                                   ––    International Business
 School of International Studies and                                                                                                   The UTS Business School is one
                                                                                                                                                                                   ––    Management                   attitude at UTS. It is all about
 Education offer a diverse range of                                                                                                    of a select number of business
 subjects. Besides the subjects that                                                                                                   schools worldwide accredited by the         ––    Marketing                    innovation, collaboration
 you would expect in these study areas,                                                                                                Association to Advance Collegiate           ––    Marketing Communications     and world-class lecturers.
 we also offer Social and Political                                                                                                    Schools of Business (AACSB). It is also
 Sciences, Music and Sound Design,                                                                                                     ranked in the top 100 in the world for
                                                                                                                                                                                   ––    Sport Business               I really enjoy being
                                                                                                                                                                                   ––    Tourism Management
 Cultural and Global Studies, History,                                                                                                 ‘Accounting & Finance’, and in the top                                         challenged every day,
 and Sociology.                                                                                                                        150 for ‘Business’ and ‘Economics’ in
                                                                                                                                       the QS World University Rankings by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      whether that’s collaborating
 Whatever your passion may be,                                                                                  Photo: Kwa Nguyen
 UTS will help you develop critical
                                                                                                                                       Subject 2019.                                                                  with people from diverse
 thinking and practical skills with an     STUDY AREAS                                                                                 We are ready for the future of thinking                                        backgrounds or being
 international perspective. So you’ll      ––   Aboriginal Studies                  IN 2018, THE FACULTY                               in the business world. Are you?
 learn what is needed to impact our                                                  OF ARTS AND SOCIAL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      prompted to push yourself
                                           ––   Advertising
 collective future.
                                           ––   Applied Linguistics                     SCIENCES HAD:                                                                                                                 in your learning. Most tutors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      at UTS are incredibly clever
 Our vision of communication is also       ––   Contemporary studies of Canada                                                                                                      IN 2018, THE UTS
 highly regarded in international
 rankings. UTS is ranked in the top 100
                                                (Quebec), China, France, Germany,                                                                                                BUSINESS SCHOOL HAD:                 and great conversation
                                                Italy, Japan, Latin(o) Americas,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      partners; they help you to
 for ‘Communication’ in the QS World
 University Rankings by Subject 2019.
                                                Spain and Switzerland
                                                Creative Writing
                                                Digital and Social Media
                                                                                                                                                                                  10,910                              get to the next level.”
                                                                                                                                                                                        STUDENTS                      NATALIE SALEMINK
                                           ––   Gender Studies                                                           FACT                                                                                         Home Country: The Netherlands
                                           ––   Globalisation                                                                                                                                                         Studied: Business
                                                                                                                       Actor Hugh
                                           ––   Information Design
                                                                                                                      Jackman is a
                                           ––   International Studies                                               Communications
                                                                                                                                       Photo: Jesse Taylor
                                           ––   Journalism                                                          alumnus of UTS!
                                           ––   Language and Culture - Chinese,
                                                French, German, Italian, Japanese
                                                and Spanish. *
                                           ––   Learning and Leadership
“I enjoyed the knowledge                   ––   Media Studies
 I got about the media                     ––   Music and Sound Design
                                                                                     *We offer Language and Culture subjects in six
                                                                                     Asian and European languages from beginner
 industry. It helped me to                 ––   Primary Education                    through to advanced levels. Students may be
                                                                                     required to take a test for placement into the
 broaden my horizons and                   ––   Public Relations                     correct language level.
                                           ––   Screen Studies
 to explore the media                                                                Note: The UTS Faculty of Arts and Social
                                                                                     Sciences may accept exchange and study
                                           ––   Secondary Education
 industry more.”                                                                     abroad students for coursework subjects in
                                           ––   Social and Political Sciences        Education, on a case-by-case basis. Teaching
                                                                                     placements are not available.
 GRETA BUTKEVICIUTE                        ––   Teaching English as a Second
                                                                                     Note: Teacher Education students operate on
 Home country: United Kingdom                   Language (TESOL)
                                                                                     an alternative calendar (Calendar B) that meets
 Studied: Media                            ––   Video Production                     their accreditation and practicum needs.

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University of Technology Sydney                                                                              International Study Abroad and Exchange

Design, Architecture                                                                                         Engineering
and Building                                                                                                 Part of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

 Life is all about perspective. And so                                                                       Look around you. Almost everywhere             STUDY AREAS
 is our Faculty of Design, Architecture                                                                      you look, you see objects that have            ––   Biomedical
 and Building. Whether you like to                                                                           been engineered. From the historic             ––   Civil
 create, animate, build or photograph,                                                                       to the hi-tech, engineers have
 our academics will provide you with                                                                                                                        ––   Civil and Environmental
                                                                                                             defined our world today and they will
 an international perspective and                                                                            unquestionably impact our future.              ––   Computer Systems
 share what they’ve experienced                                                                                                                             ––   Construction
 at organisations like Google and                                                                            Study Engineering at UTS and become
                                                                                                             someone who can influence the                  ––   Cyber Security
                                                                                                             world around us. Whether biomedical,           ––   Data
 Unleash your creativity. Our state-of-                                                                      environmental or mechanical
 the-art facilities and collaborative                                                                        engineering is your field, our state-
                                                                                                                                                            ––   Electrical                “On level 10 of the
                                                                                                                                                            ––   Environmental
 approach will help you to get the best                                                                      of-the-art labs, studios and 3D data                                           Engineering and IT Building
 out of you.                                                                                                 arena are designed to help you                 ––   Mechanical
                                                                                                             develop your future self.                                                      I got to program and interact
 With the right design and architecture,                                                                                                                    ––   Mechatronics
 we’ve built a globally recognised                                                                           Our practical approach to engineering          ––   Software
                                                                                                                                                                                            with robots; that was
 school that ranks 23rd in the world                                                                         is also highly regarded in international       ––   Structural                 amazing and a lot of fun. I’ve
 for ‘Art and Design’ in the QS World                                                                        rankings. We rank in the top 100 for
 University Rankings by Subject 2019.                                                                        ‘Civil Engineering’ and ‘Electrical
                                                                                                                                                            ––   Telecommunications         never been exposed to any
                                                                                                             Engineering’ in the QS World University                                        high level technologies like
                                                                                                             Rankings by Subject 2019.
                                                                                                                                                                                            that before. I felt happy that I
                                                                                                                                                                                            got the opportunity to do so
                                           Photo: Kwa Nguyen                                                                                                                                here at UTS.”
                                                                                                                                                                                           VILIMIR YORDANOV
                                                                                                                                                                                           Home Country: Bulgaria
                                                                                      IN 2018, UTS DESIGN,
                                                                                                                                                                                           Studied: Mechanical Engineering
                                                                                       ARCHITECTURE AND                                              IN 2018, UTS
STUDY AREAS                                                                              BUILDING HAD:                                            ENGINEERING AND
––   Animation*                                                                                                                                     INFORMATION
––   Architecture
                                                                                        5023                                                      TECHNOLOGY HAD:
     Construction Project Management
     Fashion and Textile Design
     Integrated Product Design
                                                                                         STUDENTS                                                10,854
                                                                                                                                                        STUDENTS                                              Photo: Christopher Shain
––   Interior and Spatial Design
––   Landscape Architecture
––   Photography and Situated Media                                                                                     FACT
––   Property Economics
                                                                                                                The year they built the
––   Visual Communications
     (Graphic Design)
                                                                                                                UTS Tower Building, it
                                           “Our tutors and lecturers have a lot of industry experience           rained so much that
                                            because they’re in the field, working. We can get a lot of         two journalists rowed a
MASTER’S LEVEL COURSES                                                                                         boat across the lake the
––   Architecture                           up-to-date knowledge about how the industry works. It’s not         foundations created.
––   Design
                                            just theoretical for them.”
––   Planning
––   Project Management**                  HERLIN
––   Property Development                  Home Country: Indonesia
                                           Studied: Architecture
––   Real Estate Investment
* Restrictions may apply
** Work experience requirements apply

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University of Technology Sydney                                                                                     International Study Abroad and Exchange

 Health                                                                                                             Information
                                                                                                                    Part of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

Good health is no longer just a matter                                                                              Google, Facebook, Amazon, Alibaba…         STUDY AREAS
of strong genes or fortune. Health is                                                                               Name a world-renowned company              ––   Business Analysis
a science and our knowledge of the                                                                                  that has been founded in the last two      ––   Computer Science
human body continues to grow.                                                                                       decades and you can be sure that IT
                                                                                                                    professionals made this possible.          ––   Cyber Security
As a Health student at UTS you’ll be                                                                                                                           ––   Data Mining and Data Analytics
part of this development. Our globally                                                                              Although IT has already made its mark
                                                                                                                    in the world, IT professionals always      ––   Games Development
relevant education is an excellent mix
of practice and theory, and will prepare                                                                            want to be ahead of their game. And        ––   Information Systems
you for the health care systems of
                                                   “The lecturers are really helpful with international students,   so does UTS. Our ambition has made
                                                                                                                                                                                                       “UTS has opened a door to
                                                                                                                                                               ––   IT Management and Leadership
today and tomorrow. So you can                      especially during the tutorials. They’re approachable; it’s     us a leader in robotics and Artificial
                                                                                                                                                               ––   Multimedia and Graphics             supplement my knowledge
contribute to a healthier world.                                                                                    Intelligence education. We’ve also built
                                                    more like talking to a friend. And I like the tutorial-style    state-of-the-art facilities, including a   ––   Software Development and            as a professional in
Our excellent reputation is also
                                                    classes because it feels more practical, even if you’re         3D data visualisation                           Programming                         engineering. I have
reflected the world rankings. We’re                                                                                 arena and Software Development             ––   System Design and Analysis
proud to say that we are ranked 10th                discussing something theoretical. That’s helped me a lot.”      Studio, which will give you the drive
                                                                                                                                                                                                        developed a deep set
                                                                                                                                                               ––   Web and Cloud Computing
in the world and 1st in Australia for                                                                               you need to stay ahead.                                                             of skills in different IT
‘Nursing’ and 24th in the world for                ULF VESTERBERG
‘Sports-related Subjects’ in the                   Home Country: Sweden                                             Our mark is also reflected in the                                                   management fields while
                                                                                                                    QS World University Rankings by
QS World University Rankings by                    Studied: Sport and Exercise Science
                                                                                                                    Subject 2019, as we are ranked in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                        improving my ability to
Subject 2019.
                                                                                                                    top 100 for ‘Computer Science’.                                                     communicate with and
                                                                                                                                                                                                        relate to others.”
                                                      IN 2018, UTS
                                                      HEALTH HAD:
                                                                                                                                                                          FACT                          DIANA MARCELA ARIZA ORDUZ
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Home Country: Colombia

                                                    4302                                                                                                       The exterior of the Faculty
                                                                                                                                                                  of Engineering and IT
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Studied: Information Technology

––   Health Policy                                   STUDENTS                                                                                                    Building has ‘University
––   Health Science                                                         Photo: Anna Zhu                                                                       of Technology Sydney
––   Health Services Management                                                                                                                                Faculty of Engineering and
––   Nursing*                                                                                                                                                   Information Technology’
––   Pharmaceutical Science**                                                                                                                                  written in binary code on its
––   Pharmacy**                                                                                                                                                     titanium cladding.
                                                                                                                    Photo: Kwa Nguyen
––   Primary Health Care
––   Public Health
                                                                                                                                                                                                        IN 2018, UTS
––   Sport and Exercise Management                                                                                                                                                                   ENGINEERING AND
––   Sport and Exercise Science                                                                                                                                                                        INFORMATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                     TECHNOLOGY HAD:

* The UTS Faculty of Health may accept exchange
and study abroad students for coursework
subjects in Nursing, on a case-by-case basis,
but clinical placements are not available. Check
with your home institution to see whether there                                                                                                                                                        STUDENTS
is an arrangement in place.
** The UTS Graduate School of Health may
accept exchange and study abroad students
for coursework subjects in Pharmacy and
Pharmaceutical Science on a case-by-case
basis. Check with your home institution to see
whether there is an arrangement in place.

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Law                                                                                                                      Science and
                                                                                                                                                                                                     STUDY AREAS
                                                                                                                                                                                                     ––   Advanced Materials and
 Our world is growing in complexity         STUDY AREAS                                                                  Imagine working in a Super Lab.                                                  Data Science
 each day. Borders are fading; the          ––    Banking and Financial Regulation                                       You’re surrounded by more than 200                                          ––   Analytics
 internet violates intellectual property,   ––    Corporate, Commercial and Tax Law                                      students who are running all kinds
                                                                                                                                                                                                     ––   Applied Chemistry
 and bank transactions use puzzling                                                                                      of different experiments at the same
 mechanisms. Knowledge of our laws is       ––    Criminal Justice and Criminology                                       time. It’s every scientist’s dream,                                         ––   Applied Physics
 needed more than ever.                     ––    Dispute Resolution                                                     right?                                                                      ––   Biomedical Physics
 At UTS you’ll learn about the law from     ––    Family Law, Health Law and Policy                                      At UTS our science facilities aren’t                                        ––   Biomedical Science
 those in the know. Our internationally     ––    Intellectual Property, Media and                                       limited to having a Super Lab - the                                         ––   Biotechnology
 recognised academics will teach you              Communications                                                         first of its kind in Australia. Forensic
                                                                                                                                                                    “The facilities at UTS are
                                                                                                                                                                                                     ––   Environmental Biology
 the reality of legal practice, while our   ––    International Law, Human Rights                                        science students can study in a             awesome, especially             ––   Environmental Biotechnology
 mentoring programs, designed to                                                                                         unique Crime Scene Simulation Lab,
 support the needs of international law
                                                  and the Environment
                                                                                                                         while our researchers use the world’s
                                                                                                                                                                     the new buildings and           ––   Environmental Sciences
                                            ––    Law and Regulation
 students, will help you connect to your                                                                                 first super microscope to study the         laboratories. I had a           ––   Forensic Biology
 peers and improve your study skills.       ––    Public and Private Law                                                 cell biology of living microorganisms at
                                                                                                                                                                     subject in Crime Scene          ––   Forensic Science
 We know that reputation is very
 important in law, so we’re proud to                                                                                     But state-of-the-art facilities are just
                                                                                                                                                                     Investigation and used the      ––   Infection and Immunity
                                                                                                                                                                                                     ––   Marine Biology
 be ranked top 100 in the world in the                                                                                   the beginning. Our internationally          Crime Scene Simulation Lab
 QS World University Rankings by                                                                                         recognised academics will help you                                          ––   Mathematics
 Subject 2019.                                                                                                           make the most of these.
                                                                                                                                                                     at UTS. After we discussed      ––   Mathematics and Computing
                                                                                                                                                                     the theory with our lecturer,   ––   Medical Science
                                                                                                                                                                     there was a laboratory          ––   Medicinal Chemistry
                                                   IN 2018,                                                                                                          simulation where we learnt      ––   Nanotechnology
                                                 UTS LAW HAD:                                                                                                        how to solve problems.”         ––   Pre-Medicine

                                                                                                                                                                                                     ––   Quantitative Finance
                                                                                                                                                                     RAKA SWASTIKA                   ––   Statistics
                                                                                                                                                                     Home Country: Indonesia
                                                 STUDENTS                                                                                                            Studied: Forensic Science       UTS’s School of Life Sciences also
                                                                                                                                                                                                     offers pre and post-session study
                                                                                                                                                                                                     abroad options, including extensive
 Photo: Anna Zhu
                                                                                      “In tutorials we are led through                                                                               field trip opportunities across Australia’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                     diverse ecology and landscapes.
                                                                                       working groups that teach                                                                                     For more information, visit
                                                                                       you collaborative skills. It’s                                                                      

                                                                                       essential to have those skills                                               Photo: Anna Zhu

                                                                                       before getting into practice,
                                                                                       because you’re never going
                                                                                       to be working on your own.
                                                                                       The Law Building is also a
                                                                                       particularly good facility for
                                                                                       late night studies, because
                                                                                                                                                    IN 2018, UTS
                                                                                       you have access to those                                    SCIENCE HAD:
                                                                                       rooms at any time you wish;
                                                                                       it’s open 24/7.”
                                                                                      JEROME GERMAIN                                                STUDENTS
                                                                                      Home Country: France
                                                                                      Studied: Law

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Transdisciplinary                                                                                                Australian Language
Innovation                                                                                                       and Culture Studies

 Futurists predict that 50 per cent                                                                              The world is becoming increasingly
 of the jobs in 2030 don’t exist yet.                                                                            connected. Argentinian YouTube
 Don’t be alarmed! Our new Faculty of                                                                            movies are liked in Russia, people in
 Transdisciplinary Innovation (FTDi)                                                                             Thailand know Ariana Grande’s songs
 offers you degrees at the intersection                                                                          by heart, while here in Australia, we
 of technology, creativity and                                                                                   watch Britain’s Got Talent!
 innovation. Just like industry demands.
                                                                                                                 As world citizens, a good
 Designed for radical and curious                                                                                understanding of the English language
 thinkers, our courses will push                                                                                 is vital. At UTS we offer you the
                                                                                                                                                           “The lecturers of the subjects were really devoted to
 the boundaries of your creative                                                                                 opportunity to develop your English        assisting me improving my English. This allowed me to learn
 transdisciplinary thinking. You                                                                                 language skills and learn about our
 will advance learning beyond the                                                                                beautiful country at the same time.
                                                                                                                                                            English to detail. At first, I did not have confidence in my
 traditions of the disciplines and
                                                                                                                 The Australian Language and Culture
                                                                                                                                                            English skills, but thanks to my great lecturers, I enjoyed
 explore how you can work to create
 new solutions for a future world.
                                                                                                                 Studies (ALACS) program at UTS is          learning English.”
                                                                                                                 the ideal program to master your
 FTDi courses at UTS will help                                                                                   English and enhance your knowledge         MEGUMI KASHIYAMA
 you become a lifelong innovator,                                                                                of Australia. The program consists of 3    Home country: Japan
 entrepreneur, creative practitioner,                                                                            subjects per teaching session.             Studied: Australian Language and Culture Studies
 technology thinker and change-maker.
                                                                                                                 Even better, once you’ve improved
 Prepare yourself and start thinking
                                                                                                                 your language skills in class, you can
 differently today.
                                                                                                                 take an IELTS test (English language
                                                                                                                 test) at UTS. If your test results
                                                                                                                 meet the UTS English Proficiency
                                                                                                                 Requirements, you can transfer into        Photo: Kwa Nguyen
 STUDY AREAS                                                                                                     other study abroad or exchange
 ––   Creative Intelligence                                                                    Photo: Anna Zhu   programs the following session.
      and Innovation
 ––   Technology and Innovation

                                                                                                                 ALACS SUBJECTS
                                                                                                                 (3 PER TEACHING SESSION):
                                                                                                                 Autumn session
                                                                                                                 –– Australian Language Studies
                                                                                                                 ––   Australian Media
                                                                                                                 ––   Australians at work
                                           “What the Data Science and Innovation course sets apart
                                            from other degrees is its transdisciplinary and practice-            Spring session
                                                                                                                 –– Australian conversations
                                            based approach to learning. There is a large practical               ––   Exploring Sydney’s Neighbourhoods
                                            component to the program to ensure that students come                ––   Natural Australia
                                            out of their shells and develop crucial communication skills,
                                            collaborating with peers in the community. In my opinion, the
                                            Data Science and Innovation degree is a family!”
                                           YOGITHA MARIYAPPA
                                           Home country: India
                                           Studied: Data Science and Innovation

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University of Technology Sydney

Visiting research
students program

 At UTS, our research answers the
 big questions. Our growing reputation
 for future-focused research in
 emerging disciplines is focused on
 five theme areas:
 ––   health
 ––   data science
 ––   sustainability                        “Doing research at UTS is a great opportunity to join a big
 ––   future work and industry               and growing research community with access to a lot of
 ––   social futures
                                             resources. UTS has very modern facilities and can rely on an
 From questions of technological
 disruption to the future of health care,
                                             excellent contact network.”
 big data and new ways of working,
                                            SAMMY PFEIFFER
 we’re delivering real solutions to the
                                            Home country: Spain
 challenges of today – and tomorrow.
                                            Studied: at the Centre for Autonomous Systems
 We’re collaborative too – we work
 closely with industry and academic
 partners across the globe to drive
 meaningful change in the world

 around us.
                                                    IN 2018,
 Our visiting research students                     UTS HAD:

 program facilitates the sharing of
 knowledge. This would normally be                                                                            in Australia
 for one teaching session, but you can
 come for up to four sessions (two                RESEARCH                                                     for research with
                                                                                                               scientific impact
 years). Make sure you get approval               STUDENTS
 from your home institution - where you                                                                       2019 CWTS LEIDEN RANKING
 are enrolled in your PhD or Masters
 by Research degree - so the sessions
 completed at UTS will contribute to
 your home degree.                                                            100%
                                                                           of UTS research has
 Please contact the UTS Graduate
                                                                          been benchmarked at
 Research School for assistance and
 further details.                                                        world standard                                                    or above
                                                                           AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT’S
                                                                          EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH FOR
                                                                        AUSTRALIA (ERA) EVALUATION IN 2018.

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 Choosing your                                                                                                                                         Credit, classes
 subjects                                                                                                                                              and assessment
 As a study abroad or exchange student,                                                                                                                Learn more about classes, assessment and gaining
 you can choose from hundreds of subjects                                                                                                              academic recognition for your study at UTS.
 across a range of study areas. These three                                                                                                            CREDIT TRANSFER                                       CHINA                                                CLASS SIZES
                                                                                                                                                       Study abroad and exchange students must               If you are a student coming from China,              Class sizes vary depending on the
 steps will help you select your subjects                                                                                                              enrol in a full-time load at UTS. The full-           you will find that 24 UTS credit points are          popularity of a subject and the nature of
                                                                                                                                                       time study load is 18-24 credit points per            approximately equivalent to 7-9 subjects             teaching. Normally, subjects involving
 before you apply to UTS.                                                                                                                              teaching session. Credit points apply to all          at most Chinese universities.                        tutorial classes have 20 to 30 students in
                                                                                                                                                       subjects (except higher degree research                                                                    a classroom.
                                                                                                                                                       programs) and represent a measure of                  CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT –
                                                                                                                                                       the student’s workload by subject. Most               STUDY EXPECTATIONS                                   ACADEMIC YEAR
 STEP 1. DOWNLOAD                              STEP 2. CHOOSE SUBJECTS                        STEP 3. SEEK APPROVAL                                    subjects at UTS are 6 credit points each,             Information about coursework assessment              The academic year at UTS is divided into
 STUDY ABROAD AND                              USING OUR SUBJECT CHECKLIST                    FROM YOUR HOME UNIVERSITY                                except for those offered by the Faculty               is given to you online during Orientation.           three teaching sessions:
 EXCHANGE SUBJECT GUIDES                       BEFORE APPLYING TO UTS                         BEFORE APPLYING TO UTS                                   of Arts and Social Sciences, which are 8              You will be required to commence your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ––   Autumn session (March to June)
 Download our Study Abroad and                 A full-time load for one teaching session is   Once you have selected your preferred                    credit points.                                        learning during the orientation period,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             before formal teaching begins.                       ––   Spring session (July to November).
 Exchange Subject Guides from our              between 18 and 24 credit points (usually       UTS subjects, give your home university
                                                                                                                                                       CREDIT POINTS                                                                                              ––   Summer session (November to
 website. The guides highlight popular and     3 or 4 subjects). When choosing your           the subject outlines from the UTS                                                                              Most UTS subjects are taught through a
                                                                                                                                                       The information below is a guide to the                                                                         February – No admission for Study
 recommended subjects we offer in:             subjects, check:                               Handbook. Once your home university’s                                                                          mix of lectures and tutorials, seminars or
                                                                                                                                                       equivalent credit points from your home                                                                         Abroad and Exchange students)
                                                                                              academic adviser has approved your study                                                                       laboratory sessions. Some subjects will
 ––   Arts & Social Sciences:                  ––   the credit point value for each subject                                                            country to UTS credit points.
                                                                                              plan, you can apply to UTS.                                                                                    require students to undertake new flipped            Each session has 15-16 compulsory
      Communication, Education,                ––   whether the subject is available
      International Studies                                                                   Note: Subjects with a practical component                EUROPE                                                learning style activities, different from            teaching and learning weeks.
                                                    in the applicable calendar and            (such as in nursing and teacher education) are                                                                 traditional lecture and tutorials. Visit our
 ––   Business                                      teaching session: Autumn (March                                                                     1 UTS credit point          1.25 ECTS credits                                                             ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS
                                                                                              restricted. Applicant eligibility to enrol in these                                                            website to learn more about UTS’s award-
 ––   Design, Architecture & Building               start) and/ or Spring (July start).       subjects will be assessed on an individual basis.         6 UTS credit points         7.5 ECTS credits         winning teaching and learning style.                 The academic transcript is a record of
                                                    Our handy Online Timetable                Note: Some environmental studies subjects                                                                                                                           subjects studied, final grades and marks
 ––   Electives - subjects open to all study                                                                                                            8 UTS credit points         10 ECTS credits          Assessment requirements may include
                                                    Planner can help you with this:           include field trips, which may be offered                                                                                                                           awarded. UTS issues transcripts at the end
      backgrounds                                                                             outside the normal teaching periods and                                                                        major written assignments, active tutorial
                                                                                                              24 UTS credit points        30 ECTS credits                                                               of each teaching session once the exam
 ––   Engineering & Information Technology                                                    incur extra costs.                                                                                             participation, practical work, projects,
                                               ––   whether there are pre-requisites or                                                                 (full time load)                                                                                          results have been finalised.
 ––   Health                                        assumed knowledge. In some cases,                                                                                                                        short tests, group work and group
                                                                                                                                                       NORTH AMERICA                                         assignments, seminar presentations                   As an exchange student, you will receive
 ––   Law                                           if you have taken an equivalent                                                                                                                                                                               your academic transcripts from UTS
                                                    subject in the past, you can apply for                                                                                                                   and a mid-session or final exam. In some
 ––   Science and Mathematics                                                                                                                           6 UTS credit points         approx. 4 US                                                                  through your home institution. At the end
                                                    an exemption.                                                                                                                   credit hours
                                                                                                                                                                                                             subjects, the final exam may be worth 20
                                                                                                                                                                                                             to 60 per cent of the final subject grade.           of each teaching session, the exchange
 You can download the Subject Guide                                                                                                                                                                                                                               officer will send two academic transcripts
                                               Not sure which subjects to choose?                                                                       8 UTS credit points         approx. 5 US credit      Some subjects have no final exams.
 for your study area here:                                                                                                                                                          hours                                                                         to the international office at your
                                               Download the Electives Subject Guide                                                                                                                                                                            Most subjects at UTS normally require a              home university.
                                               which lists subjects that are open to                                                                    24 UTS credit points        approx. 15 or 16 US
 For further subject information across        students from all disciplines and do not                                                                                                                      minimum study requirement of between
                                                                                                                                                        (full time load)            credit hours                                                                  As a study abroad student, one original
 all study areas at UTS, visit the UTS         have prerequisites:                                                                                                                                           12 and 24 hours per week in order to pass.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  transcript is sent to your home address
 Handbook:                                                                                                                                                                                          or your authorised representative. Upon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  request, an official copy of the transcript
                                                                                                                                                         STUDENTS ARE AWARDED ONE OF THE FOLLOWING GRADES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  can also be sent to your home institution
                                                                                                                                   Photo: Kwa Nguyen
                                                                                                                                                         AFTER COMPLETING A SUBJECT AT UTS                                                                        for credit transfer processing. Your home
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  institution will determine how credit will
                                                                                                                                                        H – High Distinction    85–100%        Work of outstanding quality on all objectives of the subject
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  be transferred.
                                                                                                                                                        D – Distinction         75–84%         Work of superior quality on all objectives of the subject          You can also request an academic record
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  by completing the Online Statement
                                                    Pre-enrol                                                                                           C – Credit              65–74%         Work of good quality showing more than satisfactory                of Academic Record application on My
                                                    before you arrive                                                                                                                          achievement on all objectives of the subject
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Student Admin (online). UTS will then
                                                                                                                                                        P – Pass                50–64%         Work showing a satisfactory achievement on all objectives          prepare and mail your transcript for a fee.
                                                    Subjects approved by UTS
                                                                                                                                                                                               of the subject
                                                    are added to your session’s                                                                                                                                                                                   STUDY ABROAD CERTIFICATES
                                                    study plan. Once they have                                                                          Z – Fail                0–49%          Work showing an unsatisfactory achievement on one or more          Students who successfully complete the
                                                    been added, you can enrol                                                                                                                  objectives of the subject                                          UTS Study Abroad program are issued a
                                                    yourself in 18 to 24 credit                                                                                                                                                                                   Certificate of Completion. This certificate
                                                    points before you leave home.                                                                      Note: Some courses award only a Pass or Fail grade. Autumn session results are released in mid-July, and   is issued with your academic transcript
                                                                                                                                                       Spring session results at the end of November or mid-December depending on your academic calendar.         from UTS.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Photo: Anna Zhu

and support
Studying overseas is a rewarding opportunity to
broaden your experience and outlook, but it can also be                                                                                           GENERAL SUPPORT SERVICES
                                                                                                                                                                                               UTS LIBRARY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION
challenging. UTS provides the support you need to                                                                                                 UTS provides a wide range of on-campus       The UTS Library’s services and                 The Students’ Association represents all
                                                                                                                                                  services for students, including:            resources include:                             UTS students. Their services include:
develop academic and professional skills, feel confident                                                                                          ––   medical services                        ––   a librarian who is dedicated to helping   ––   an Overseas Student Officer
in your study and maintain your wellbeing.                                                                                                        ––   counselling services                         international students and those
                                                                                                                                                                                                    whose first language is not English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   representing and supporting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   international students
                                                                                                                                                  ––   accessibility services for students
                                                                                                                                                       with a disability or ongoing            ––   a program of workshops and online         ––   the Bluebird Brekkie Bar, a free,
                                                                                                                                                       medical condition                            modules through the Heads Up                   sustainable pop-up breakfast café
                                                                                                                                                                                                    program                                        open every Tuesday and Wednesday
ORIENTATION                                         ACADEMIC AND LANGUAGE                           ––   Conversations@UTS                        ––   financial assistance and advice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   morning during teaching periods                              SUPPORT                                        ––   multi-faith chaplaincy and              ––   24-hour global access to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ––   the Night Owl Noodle Bar, a free,
To help you get to know the university                      Meet new people while practising              prayer rooms                                 catalogue, and Australian and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   sustainable pop-up noodle bar
campus and services, UTS runs a                                                                          English in a safe and relaxed            ––   support services for                         international databases online
                                                    UTS offers English language and                                                                                                                                                                where you can get free noodle soup
compulsory Orientation program in the                                                                    environment. Conversations@UTS
                                                    academic literacy support through the                                                              LGBTIQ+ students                        ––   presentation and group discussion              every Thursday late afternoon/
week(s) before formal teaching begins.                                                                   are free sessions that brings together
                                                    following programs:                                                                                                                             rooms and silent study areas                   evening during teaching periods
During Orientation, new students                                                                         international students and a local       CAREERS SERVICE
                                                    ––   U:PASS                                          volunteer for relaxed, friendly and                                                                                                  ––   a food co-op where you can
can familiarise themselves with the                                                                                                                                ––   training sessions for postgraduate
                                                                               supportive conversations.                                                                                                                 purchase fresh, organic fruit
university’s services and facilities, start                                                                                                       The UTS Careers Service offers:                   research students
                                                         U:PASS is designed to assist                                                                                                                                                              and vegetables.
on their learning journey, attend Faculty                                                           ––   HELPS TalkFest
                                                         students who are studying subjects                                                       ––   help with resumes, applications and     ––   Researchers’ Centre – a dedicated
welcomes, and get to know the UTS                                                              
                                                         that are perceived as difficult or                                                            interviews                                   space in the library for postgraduate
learning style and technologies. You will                                                                TalkFest is an afternoon of games,
                                                         that historically have a high failure                                                                                                      research students and staff
actually commence your studies in this                                                                   speedfriending and pizza! Run every      ––   job-search strategies and events
week(s), so when classes start you are                   rate. These small group sessions                Friday (during session) from 2.30 -                                                   ––   computers installed with Chinese,
                                                                                                                                                  ––   assistance finding work opportunities
already prepared. It’s also an excellent way             are run by UTS students who have                4.00pm at HELPS Volunteer Lounge,                                                          Korean and Japanese software
                                                         already successfully completed the              both international and local students    ––   work-ready programs
to meet staff and students from Australia
and overseas.                                            subject, and are informal, flexible and         are invited to attend. Expand your       ––   career consulting
                                                         responsive to students’ abilities and           social and professional networks
Note: Orientation is a compulsory week(s)                needs.
at the start of each teaching session. In Autumn                                                         by meeting people from a range of
session, for students following the main UTS        ––   HELPS                                           faculties, cultural backgrounds and
calendar, Orientation runs for three weeks. In                                 study levels.
Spring session, Orientation runs for one week for        UTS’s Higher Education Language
all students.
                                                         and Presentation Support program           UTS INTERNATIONAL
                                                         (HELPS) provides non-credited                                                                       “One UTS support service that has really
                                                         English language and academic              The UTS International team offers you
Arrival tips                                             literacy support to students, including    advice and support during the application                                                   helped me was UTS HELPS. When I
                                                         assignment writing assistance, daily       process and throughout your studies at
Aim to arrive in Sydney at least two                     workshops, writing support sessions        UTS. Our student advisers can assist with                                                   started at UTS, I wasn’t confident with
weeks before formal classes start in                     and English speaking practice. HELPS       general enquiries, and will keep you up-
order to participate in Orientation and                  also run a number of programs to           to-date with important news and events                                                      my English and I was unsure how to
to find suitable accommodation.                          assist international students with         around UTS via emails and social media.
UTS International offers a                               their English language skills.                                                                                                         write assignments. But HELPS really
                                                                                                    SAFETY AND SECURITY
complimentary airport shuttle service
from Sydney International Airport
                                                    ––   UTS HELPS Buddy Program
                                                                                                    UTS fosters a safe and secure environment                                                   assisted me with this, I went there and
                                                                                                    for students, staff and visitors, with 24-
to either UTS or a convenient CBD
location to new international and
                                                         The UTS HELPS Buddy Program
                                                         matches international students
                                                                                                    hour security assistance on and around                                                      they helped me to write formally. I took
                                                                                                    campus. This includes accessible security
study abroad and exchange students
who arrive in the two weeks before
                                                         with local students for weekly
                                                         conversation. This unique opportunity
                                                                                                    officers, regular patrols, an emergency            VITALY KUZENKOV                          my assignments to them and they went
                                                                                                    telephone network and closed-circuit               Home country: Russia
Orientation begins.                                      will help you develop your English in
                                                         a one-to-one setting while making a
                                                                                                    television cameras.                                Studied: Information Technology          through it with me, helping me to
                                                         friend. In meeting with a local student,
                                                         you will also have the chance to learn
                                                                                                                                                                                                improve it. It was extremely helpful.”
                                                         more about Australian culture while
                                                         sharing your own!

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 Beyond the
 classroom                                                                                                                                 UTS SOUL AWARD – SOCIAL
                                                                                                                                           LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
                                                                                                                                           UTS SOUL Award is a social leadership
                                                                                                                                           and volunteer program for students.
 UTS has an active campus culture providing                                                                                                The award gives students the support
                                                                                                                                           to venture beyond their degree and into
 opportunities for you to enhance your study                                                                                               the community, applying the skills and
                                                                                                                                           knowledge learnt at UTS to the real world,
 abroad experience beyond the classroom                                                                                                    all while developing leadership skills and
                                                                                                                                           building networks.
 and to immerse yourself fully into the UTS
                                                                                                                                           Social leadership encourages people to
 and Sydney lifestyle.                                                                                                                     engage in their local communities and
                                                                                                                                           to become socially responsible, working
                                                                                                                                           in the field with community groups and
                                                                                                                                           not-for-profit organisations to create
                                                                                                                                           meaningful social outcomes.
                                                                                                                                           Through SOUL students will build peer                                  LEFT TO RIGHT:
                                                                                                                                           networks, learn new skills, and earn reward                            1. Students generating ideas during a
                                                                                                                                           and recognition from UTS for their work.                               BUILD leadership workshop.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Photo: Anna Zhu
 UTS STARTUPS                                 ACTIVATEUTS – UTS STUDENT                     UTS BUILD - GLOBAL LEADERSHIP                  NETWORK & RESEARCHERS’ CAFÉ                                            2. Want to learn how to surf? Check                          CLUBS AND SOCIAL HUB                          PROGRAM                                                                              out what ActivateUTS has on offer!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Photo: ActivateUTS.
 Designed to inspire and connect student-                                                 Network Café is a free program that brings
 led startups across UTS, UTS Startups is     ActivateUTS is home to an array of            BUILD Global Leadership Program is an          new students from overseas together
 a group of young entrepreneurs who have      campus facilities including awesome           exciting and dynamic leadership program,       with experienced UTS students (Peer
 big ideas they’re making a reality.          bars, cafes, retail outlets, and a fitness    which is free to join and open to all UTS      Networkers) to help them settle into
 A founder-focused community, they            centre, providing an amazing social and       students. BUILD provides opportunities         Sydney and the UTS community. Network
 support students who have a compelling       cultural outlet and the chance to engage      for students to gain leadership skills,        Café is open every Tuesday afternoon
 idea that uses technology to address         and immerse in UTS campus life. Join a        expand their network and explore issues        (during teaching sessions). Drop by for a
 a large market and create meaningful         social, cultural or sporting club. Create a   of global citizenship, social enterprise,      free coffee and a chat.
 impact.                                      club! Become the President! Or just be an     sustainability and social justice, engaging
                                                                                                                                           UTS Researchers’ Café is a monthly social
                                              active member, having fun, making friends,    with a community of peers across cultures
 Whether you’ll enter the UTS Startups                                                                                                     event for all currently enrolled Higher
                                              networking and contributing to your           and academic disciplines.
 program with your own startup, or as part                                                                                                 Degree Research students. On the first
                                              campus community through clubs such as:
 of an existing UTS startup, you can access                                                 BUILD also offers community engagement         Wednesday of each month, research
 free mentorship, community-building          ––   ESAC – Exchange and Study                and immersion into Australian culture          students get together for a free coffee
 activities, funding opportunities, and            Abroad Club                              and society through BUILD Community            and a chat.
 industry resources, so you can develop                                                     Connections. Through participation and
                                              ––   AIESEC UTS
 your new venture.                                                                          engagement in BUILD’s workshops and
                                              ––   ACES (Entrepreneurial Society)
                                                                                            seminars, community activities and
                                              ––   Athletics
                                              ––   BusinessOne Consulting UTS
                                                                                            international study opportunities, BUILD
                                                                                            aims to equip you to create a better world.                                                  “UTS Startups is really an open workspace.
                                              ––   Net Impact UTS                                                                                                                         There’s no cookie-cutter approach,
         ESAC – Exchange                      ––   The Big Lift

       and Study Abroad Club                  ––   UTS BUiLD Student Society (BSS)                                                                                                        and the biggest benefit we get is from             ––   UTS Rotaract (Rotary Club Partner)
                                                                                                                                                                                          interacting with one another. Everyone
      The Exchange and Study Abroad Club      ––   UTS Women in Business
     organises social events and excursions
     aimed at enhancing the experience of
                                              ––   ...and many, many more!                                                                                                                has a different background. When you’re
        international students during their
      time in Sydney. They organise events
                                                                                                                                                                                          working in that space and you’re stuck
         and experiences with Australian
            students that are unique to
                                                                                                                                                                                          on something, say marketing, the fact
                                                                                                                                                                                          you can walk over to someone who has a
                                                                                            ActivateUTS runs an on-campus fitness centre
                                                                                            for UTS students and staff. Photo: Anna Zhu
                                                                                                                                           KRISTYN WUEBBOLT
                                                                                                                                           Home Country: Canada
                                                                                                                                                                                          company in that industry is amazing.”
                                                                                                                                           Studied: MBA in Entrepreneurship

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University of Technology Sydney                                                                                                             International Study Abroad and Exchange

 Feel at home                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Accommodation Tips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ––   Don’t pay any money before
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   viewing and being satisfied with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   a non-UTS property. Until you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   arrive and get a feel for the area
 Secure a room at one of UTS Housing’s                                                                                                                                                                                                                             you want to live in, you won’t know
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   whether it is right for you.
 student residences or get information                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   During Orientation, UTS Housing

 and assistance on a range of private                                                                                                                                                                                                                              hosts specific accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   sessions and has an

 accommodation options.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            accommodation information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   stand where staff can guide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and support you with your
                                                                                                                                            LIVING COSTS                                          ESTABLISHMENT COSTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   accommodation search.
                                                                                                                                            The table below details approximate                   You should expect to pay approximately
                                                                                                                                            establishment and ongoing costs you                   A$4200 start-up or establishment costs                      ––   Consider the UTS Housing Priority
                                                                                                                                            may incur while studying at UTS and living            for independent accommodation. Allow                             Placement for Study Abroad and
 UTS students can choose from four                ACCOMMODATION                                                                             in Sydney. This table should be used only             an additional A$1000 to $1500 for a                              Exchange students.
 residences, all of which are close to            If you are organising private                                                             as a guide, as individual spending may                computer and printer, if required. These
 campus. Check them out on                        accommodation, we recommend you                                                           vary. It is a requirement of the Australian           costs include items such as a rental                               arrange short-term accommodation                                                          government that prospective international             accommodation bond (four weeks’ rent),
                                                  in Sydney so you can view properties                                                      students can demonstrate that they have               rent in advance, linen, furniture, telephone
 All UTS residences have spacious
                                                  on your arrival and choose something                                                      access to at least A$20,290 a year to                 and internet connection, kitchenware,
 communal and barbecue areas, study
                                                  that really suits your needs for the long-                                                fund their living costs in Australia, and             personal items and electricity connection,
 rooms, games and computer rooms. Yura
                                                  term. Visit UTS Housing’s off-campus                                                      additional funds if bringing partners                 and must be budgeted for. With regards to
 Mudang also has a music room and Gumal
                                                  accommodation website, to find share                                                      or family.                                            UTS Housing, you will need to budget for
 Ngurang has a garden rooftop.
                                                  rooms in private houses and apartments                                                                                                          the registration admin fee (approx. A$40),
 All UTS residences are self-catered, secure      around UTS:                                                                                                               the acceptance fee (approx. A$120), the
 and competitively priced. Most bedrooms                                                                                                                                                                                                                 THIS PAGE LEFT TO RIGHT: 1. Students
                                                  Share accommodation means you usually                                                                                                           bond fee (equivalent of 4 weeks’ rent), two            relaxing on rooftop terrace at UTS Housing.
 are for one person (except twin shares),
 with shared kitchens, bathrooms and living
                                                  have your own room and share a kitchen,
                                                  living area and bathroom with other
                                                                                                  “I lived in Student                                                                             weeks rent in advance and any personal
                                                                                                                                                                                                  items you wish to purchase.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Photo: UTS Housing. 2. A room in one
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         of Geegal’s buildings. Photo: Chris Bennett.
 areas. Apartments are fully furnished and
 rent includes gas, electricity, water, cabled
                                                  students or people who work. Alternatively,
                                                  you may choose a studio or one-bedroom
                                                                                                   Housing – Yura.
 internet in bedrooms and limited wireless
 internet access in communal areas.
                                                  apartment to live in on your own, but this is
                                                  more expensive.
                                                                                                   Living here has been                       SYDNEY LIVING COSTS –                                      Independent Accommodation                                 UTS Accommodation
 You will need to provide your own bed linen
 and cooking equipment.
                                                  All accommodation rentals should come            really helpful to get                      APPROXIMATE GUIDE ONLY

 Due to the high volume of accommodation
                                                  with a residential or tenancy agreement.
                                                  If you need any help or advice,                  to know people.                                                                                        Weekly                    Annual                     Weekly                    Annual
 requests, UTS Housing has also sourced
 reserved beds for students with off-
                                                  please contact the UTS Housing Off-
                                                  Campus Officer at housing.welfare@uts.           Student Housing put                       Rent per person in shared accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                                     A$250* – A$350          A$13 000 – A$18 200           A$242 – A$422           A$12 584 – A$21 944
 campus providers (Urbanest, Unilodge                                                                                                        within a short commute to UTS
 and Iglu).
                                         or the UTS Student Legal Service
                                                  at                a lot of emphasis
 For more information about UTS-owned
                                                  who are here to help you.
                                                                                                   on meeting new                            Groceries (eg. food, drinks, toiletries)                     A$100                     A$5200                     A$100                     A$5200

 students accommodations, visit:                                                                                people; this was                          Phone (mobile)                                                A$20                     A$1040                      A$20                     A$1040

                                                                                                   helpful because it                                                                                                                                  Free WIFI in UTS Housing   Free WIFI in UTS Housing
                                                                                                                                             Internet                                                      A$10                      A$520
                                                                                                   would have been                                                                                                                                      buildings & on campus      buildings & on campus

                                                                                                   a lot harder for me                       Gas/Electricity                                               A$20                     A$1040                    Inclusive                  Inclusive

                                                                                                   to meet people,                           Books/Supplies/Printing                                       A$16#                    A$832#                      A$16#                     A$832#

                                                                                                   especially in the
                                                                                                                                             Transport costs                                               A$35^                    A$1820^                     A$10^                     A$520^
     UTS priority housing placement                                                                weeks before
     As a UTS study abroad or exchange student, UTS offers you first priority to live in                                                                                                                                          A$22 152 –                                           A$20 176 –
     UTS Housing. You must apply by 31 October for Autumn session and by 1 June for                class started.”                           Total costs                                            A$426 – A$536
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   A$27 872
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         A$388 – A$568
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       A$29 536
     Spring session. UTS Housing will place you before applications open for other
     students. Apply early to increase your chances of securing a room. Preferences               ANDREW TARWATER                           This table details approximate costs that you may incur while studying at UTS and living in Sydney. It should be used as a guide only. It’s a requirement of
     will be considered, but we may not be able to offer you a particular style or price of        Home country: United States of America   the Australian Government that prospective international students demonstrate they have access to at least A$20,290 a year to fund their living costs and
     room. Read more and apply at:                                              Studied: Finance and Marketing           additional funds if bringing partners or family. Note: Prices vary depending on the condition of the property, the number of people you share with and the
                                                                                                                                            proximity of the accommodation to the centre of Sydney.
                                                                                                                                            * Any amount below this will likely be twin share.            # Costs may vary according to course.          ^Transport costs will vary depending on how close
                                                                                                                                            									you live to campus.

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