The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is a contemporary university with an international outlook. UTS is ranked in the world’s top 400 universities in the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014 and in the top 250 in the Times Higher Education World University rankings 2014. UTS is also placed 24th in the “100 most international universities in the world” according to Times Higher Education. UTS offers innovative and industry-relevant education in the heart of the global city of Sydney. The City campus is a short walk from Central Station, Sydney’s major train and bus station. With new state-of-the-art facilities, UTS provides a vibrant campus environment where students can collaborate, study and relax. The new Engineering and IT Building features an advanced data arena and software design studio. The Dr. Chau Chak Wing Building, Australia’s only Frank Gehry-designed building will be home to the UTS Business School in 2015 and, opening in 2015, the Science and Graduate School of Health Building will feature specialized advanced laboratories and a ‘super lab’. Other cutting-edge facilities include: One of the most technologically capable libraries in the southern hemisphere; a multi-purpose sports hall and fully-equipped fitness centre; study spaces with the latest technological equipment to facilitate collaborative learning; 24 hour-access computer labs At UTS, students place their knowledge in a real-world context through major projects, extensive group-work, and real-life case studies. More than 150 companies partner with UTS to provide resources, expertise and work placement opportunities. The UTS Model of Learning is a practice-oriented, globally relevant and research-focused approach used to develop highly valued graduates for the global workplace. Underpinned by this model, the design of the new campus spaces enable students to experience creative, integrated and collaborative learning supported through the use of contemporary technologies. UTS also provides comprehensive support services for international students, many of which are free. These include English language support, a multi-faith prayer room, careers counseling and health and housing services. More than 180 postgraduate courses are on offer as well as research programs in Business; Communication; Creative Intelligence and Innovation; Design, Architecture, and Building; Education; Engineering; Health; Information Technology; International Studies; Law; Pharmacy and Science.
Research at UTS
UTS is focused on applied, impact-driven research, providing relevant solutions to current national and international problems. Research at UTS is divided into six theme areas: Future services and industries; Communication and intelligent systems; Health futures; Sustainability and the built environment; Creative industries and civil societies; Business innovation. The university works with a range of industry partners to offer practical research solutions, access to a wide range of leading facilities, assets and the skills, expertise and innovative capacity of its talented researchers. UTS research is benchmarked at world standard or above by Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2012.
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