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  • Locations: Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Duke applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-Duke Students: No Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Alayne Wood Minimum Class Level: Sophomore
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0 Click here for a definition of this term Course Load: 4 courses/16 credits per semester
Click here for a definition of this term Additional Program Prerequisites: None Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: None
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Art History, Arts & Humanities, Arts and Media, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Cultural Anthropology, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Economics, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Science and Policy, Evolutionary Anthropology, Finance, Gender Sexuality and Feminist Studies, Global Cultural Studies, Global Health, History, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, International Comparative Studies, Latin, Linguistics, Literature, Markets and Management Studies, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Music, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology and Neuroscience, Public Policy, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Statistical Science, Theater Studies Duke Administered Program?: No
Program Description:

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What the University of Sydney has to offer
  • One of Australia's most prestigious universities, modeled after Oxford
  • Main campus next to the laid-back, trendy Glebe neighborhood with a cafe culture and a New Age attitude
  • 100 teaching departments organized into 18 faculties
  • A magnificent 1857 quadrangle regarded as a national treasure
  • The modern Fisher Library, the largest of its kind in Australia
  • An active student union with dining services, recreational facilities, medical centers, dental clinic, banks, pharmacies, travel agencies, hairdresser, news agents and food outlets
  • Great sports facilities, including indoor pool, rock climbing, tennis pavilion, gymnasium and recreation center, plus a ski hut
  • A short bus ride from the central business district, Darling Harbour and Circular Quay, and about 30 minutes from the closest beach

  • Housing is with international or Australian students in one of four residential colleges or in the Sydney University Village
  • Residential colleges and Sydney University Village have mandatory meal plans
  • Other housing is with U.S. students in off-campus Unilodge apartments
  • Students at Unilodge purchase or prepare their meals in shared kitchen facilities

  • Over 4,000 courses available in a huge range of disciplines
  • Students take three or four courses per semester

Top departments
  • Fine arts
  • Humanities
  • Health sciences
  • Engineering