5 reasons to study IT at the University of Sydney

1. We put the I & T in innovation

Innovation isn’t just a buzz word for us; it’s what drives and motivates us. One of the ways we do this is through an innovation hub called the Sydney Accelerator Network: IT. When you study IT at the University of Sydney, you have the chance to create your own startup business and finesse your entrepreneurial skills with networking and collaboration opportunities, educator support, and training from those who’ve already setup successful startups.

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2. Learning beyond lectures: we’re about getting hands-on


Your undergraduate IT degree gives you the chance to work on a capstone project where you partner with companies like Atlassian, Oracle and Data61/CSIRO to solve their business problems and have the work count towards your degree. This has included projects like a chat interface for psychologists to assist with patient responses using artificial intelligence data, and an e-commerce website which accepts payments in digi.cash, a digital currency.

3. You’re more than your ATAR

You’re more than just a number to us! If you’ve just finished Year 12 and completed subjects relevant to your IT degree of choice, we’ll give make you an offer through our flexible entry scheme – your ATAR just needs to be within five points of the entry level.

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4. Stepping into a great career is easier from Sydney Uni

University of Sydney graduates are the most employable in Australia and 4th in the world according to employers from around the globe*. Our IT graduates work for the best companies in the business – just ask our alumni who work at Google, Apple, Microsoft, IBM, Facebook, Etsy, Instagram and Intel, to name a few.

*2017 QS Graduate Employability Rankings http://sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2016/11/23/sydney-graduates-rated-the-most-employable-in-australia.html


5. Two degrees with only one extra year

Employers are looking for graduates with well-rounded skills across disciplines. At the University of Sydney, combined degrees take five years. This means if you’re interested in a Bachelor of Project Management and Bachelor of Engineering Honours, for example, you’ll be able to complete the two degrees with only an additional year of study. There are several options including Science, Arts, Commerce, Law and Design (Architecture).

Choose Sydney University for your number 1 preference to study Information Technologies!