(AURI 2024) Journey to promote Records in Australia - P05 - University of Sydney: Oldest university in Australia

03-02-2024

(WorldKings.org) Founded in 1850, the University of Sydney is the oldest university in Australia and Oceania.

The University of Sydney (USYD), also known as Sydney University, or informally Sydney Uni, is a public research university located in Sydney, Australia. The university is one of the country's six sandstone universities.

USYD was one of the first universities in the world to admit students solely on academic merit, and opened their doors to women on the same basis as men. The university comprises eight academic faculties and university schools, through which it offers bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees.

Five Nobel and two Crafoord laureates have been affiliated with the university as graduates and faculty.[20] The university has educated eight Australian prime ministers, including incumbent Anthony Albanese; two governors-general of Australia; thirteen premiers of New South Wales; 26 justices of the High Court of Australia, including five chief justices. The university has produced 110 Rhodes Scholars and 19 Gates Scholars.

The University of Sydney is a member of the Group of Eight, CEMS, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities and the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

The University of Sydney offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines, including arts and social sciences, business, health sciences, engineering, science, and more. The main campus, situated in the suburb of Camperdown/Darlington, is known for its historic sandstone buildings and beautiful grounds.

 

The university has a strong reputation for research, with numerous research centers and institutes dedicated to advancing knowledge and addressing global challenges. It also has a diverse and vibrant student community, with students from around the world contributing to the academic and cultural life of the institution.

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