Studying in Sydney

Study abroad in Sydney

Taylors College Sydney and the University of Sydney are in one of the best places in the world to be a student (QS Best Student Cities 2017). Take the chance to live and study in a dynamic, global city. In Sydney you’re never far from the famous Harbour, Opera House and beaches.

Discover life in Sydney

Set around a beautiful natural harbour, Sydney is a stunning setting for your studies. Taylors College Sydney is only 20 minutes on the bus from the centre of the city. And it's three kilometres from the University of Sydney main campus.

World-class culture

Explore world-class exhibitions at venues like The Australian Museum and the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Sydney Opera House hosts regular ballet, theatre and opera performances. You can also try out the programs at the Sydney Theatre Company and a range of other venues.

Food from around the globe

Discover delicious flavours on Sydney’s famous ‘Eat Streets’. They give you a global range of food to choose from. Try Italian, Greek, French, Spanish, Lebanese, Thai and more. For glorious views of the blue Pacific Ocean, find a table at one of the many famous beach restaurants.

The great outdoors

Sydney’s hot summers and mild winters mean you can enjoy an outdoor lifestyle the whole year through. A lively surfing, café and music culture thrive around the city’s beautiful beaches. The National Parks: Sydney Harbour, Royal, and the Blue Mountains are close by. Here you'll find perfect spots for picnics, swimming and barbecues.

Festivals and events

From comedy, film and fashion to music and wine, Sydney has a full schedule of festivals and events. Discover Vivid Sydney – a unique, international festival of light, music and ideas.

Study in an inspiring setting

The university of sydney

The University of Sydney campus was named one of the world’s top 10 most beautiful universities by the Huffington Post (2013, USA) and The Telegraph (2012, UK). Take time out to think as you explore the green parkland and blend of heritage and modern architecture.

Sydney facts


  • Population: 4.6 million
  • Australia’s oldest and largest city
  • In the top 10 of the 50 best cities in the world to live, work and study*
  • The economic hub of Australia
  • Average temperatures:
    - Summer: 14C (57F) to 25C (77F)
    - Winter: 7C (45F) to 16C (57F)

*PwC Cities of Opportunity 7 report

Principal Chris Norton

"Sydney is a wonderful destination for international students. People from all over the world have made Sydney their home so students from overseas are made to feel most welcome. Taylors College Sydney is located very near to the city centre and major universities, including the University of Sydney, so students have every opportunity to experience both university life and Sydney’s main attractions."

Chris Norton

Principal, Taylors College Sydney