Talent of the highest calibre
The University of Sydney is Australia's first, founded in 1850. In the ensuing centuries, it has developed a reputation for creating leaders in all walks of life.
The University's prestigious reputation is matched by its willingness to evolve, constantly creating new endeavours and connections to further the interests and education of its students.
The University's global network of partner institutions covers research collaboration, joint teaching projects and staff and student exchanges across 37 countries in Europe, North America and Asia.
- 98 Rhodes scholars and 148 Fulbright scholars went to the University of Sydney.
- The University is the only Australian university that offers postgraduates participation in the CEMS Master of International Management program.
- The Faculty of Health Sciences is the largest health science faculty in Australia.
- The Economics and Business Faculty has the only Australian business school to be admitted to the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS).
- The University of Sydney is the leading first preference for school-leavers in New South Wales. 43% of first-year applicants receiving offers from the University in 2006 had a UAI of at least 95.
The University's capacity to attract and then to mould the best young people into the very best contributors to Australia's future is unparalleled. SydneyTalent is now able to select the most ambitious and capable students and provide them with the opportunity to work with you.
The University of Sydney: centuries of Australia's best and brightest:
Douglas Mawson (B.E 1902) Eminent Antarctic explorer, his image appears on the Australian $100 note
Opera diva Dame Joan Sutherland OM AC DBE (D Mus '84)
Doctor Victor Chang AC ( B.Med.Sc ‘60, MBBS '62) heart surgeon, and one of the pioneers of modern heart transplantation.
Australian Prime Ministers Sir Edmund Barton (MA 1870), Sir William McMahon LLB '33, B Ec '49), Gough Whitlam AC QC (BA '38, LLB '46, D Litt '81) and John Howard (LLB '61)
Film Directors Jane Campion (Dip Vis Arts '79, B Vis Arts '84) and Bruce Beresford (BA '64)
Inventor of the Cochlear ear implant, Graeme Clark AM (MB '58, MS '69, PhD Med '70, MD '89)
Australia's Chief Justice, Murray Gleeson (BA '59, LLB '62, LLD '99)
Writers Kate Grenville (BA '73), Dr Les Murray AO (BA '70, D Litt '01), Professor Germaine Greer (MA '63) and Clive James AM (BA '61, D Litt '99)
Managing Director, Sony Pictures Television, John Ford (BA '79, LLB '81)
Vice-Chancellor of the University of New South Wales, Frederick Hilmer AO (LLB '66)