University of Sydney (USyd) Profile

The University of Sydney (USyd) is one of the best ranking universities in Australia and in the world.

The University comprises the following faculties: Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources; Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning; Faculty of Arts; Faculty of Dentistry; Faculty of Economics and Business; Faculty of Education and Social Work; Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies; Faculty of Health Sciences; Sydney Law School; Sydney Medical School; Sydney Conservatorium of Music; Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery; Faculty of Pharmacy; Faculty of Science; Faculty of Veterinary Science; Sydney College of the Arts.

Ranking Profile:

- The University of Sydney is ranked 92nd among the world's best institutions in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2010.

- Ranked equal 2nd in Australia and 36 amongst the world's top 200 universities in the prestigious Times Higher Education world rankings 2009. The Life Sciences and Biomedicine are ranked 15th in the world (up from 27th last year) and the Natural Sciences ranked 34th (up from 44th last year). In other subject areas Arts and Humanities are ranked 19th, Social Sciences 27th and Engineering and IT 40th in the world.

- Sydney Law School is ranked 1st in Australia and 4th internationally, according to the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). Based on the latest benchmarking figures, Sydney Law School is ranked No. 1 for publications per full-time staff member out of all the Group of Eight (Go8) Law Schools

- The University of Sydney has ranked highly in the 2008 edition of The Good Universities Guide. It received the highest five star rating in the following categories: staff-student ratios, cultural diversity, gender balance, international enrolments, non-government earnings, research grants and research intensivity.

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