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  • Locations: Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Fall, Full year, Spring
  • Restrictions: Rochester applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3
Housing: Residence halls Area of study: African Studies, American Sign Language, American Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art and Art History, Astronomy, Audio and Music Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Brain and Cognitive Science, Business, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Classics, Communications, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Dance, Data Science, Digital Media Studies, Ecology, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering (all), Engineering Science, English, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Film, French, Gender Studies, Geology, Geomechanics, German, History, International Relations, Japanese, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics & Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Molecular Biology, Music, Neuroscience, Optical Engineering, Optics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Religion, Russian Literature, Russian Studies, Spanish, Studio Arts, Theater/Drama, Womens Studies
Program type: Exchange Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Description:

Live and study in one of the most beautiful and in the world! Enjoy Sydney’s bustling city life and beautiful beaches.
Our exchange program in Sydney offers you the opportunity to enroll in the prestigious University of Sydney with access to hundreds of disciplines and more than 200 student clubs.
Ranked 45th in the world in the 2015/16 QS World University Rankings and consistently within the top three in Australia, the University of Sydney is one of the country’s leading research-intensive universities and oldest member of the prestigious Group of Eight.

Academics: Use this link to look for courses
Please remember that courses in Australia are called Units of Study. Fall semester = semester 2, and spring semester = semester 1.

Housing - On campus housing is available in shared rooms located in residence halls within walking distance to campus.

MATES Abroad & Social Calendar - Opt-in mentor program for students to meet Australian students, ease their transition into Sydney life, foster an international culture, and share exciting adventures in Australia together.

Internship Placement - Credit-bearing industry or research placement run internally by the Sydney Abroad team to facilitate best-fit matching between student and host.

Campus Culture - Ranked first in the Best Student Experience in Australia boasting more than 200 student clubs and societies, 43 sports clubs, 4 live performance spaces and 2 fitness centers.

Program Costs:
You will be billed for UR tuition.  Room and board, airfare, health insurance, visa fees and personal expenses are separate, but any UR aid you receive applies towards these costs.  See your financial aid counselor for information about scholarships and other aid. 
Note: You are automatically eligible for a $2,000 per semester exchange grant.

Semester dates:
Fall: July – November
Spring: February – June

Grade Conversion:

80-100 = A
75-79 = A-
70-74 = B+
65-69 = B
60-64 = B-
55-59 = C+
50-54 = C
0-49 = F


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/15/2019 03/15/2019 TBA TBA
Full year 2019-2020 03/15/2019 03/15/2019 TBA TBA
Spring 2020 10/15/2019 10/15/2019 TBA TBA