Sydney is a city that seems to do everything at full throttle. Amidst the wonderful weather and world famous landmarks are some of Australia’s best universities allowing students to take advantage of world-class courses while also spending their spare time surfing in the sun. In fact, the University of Sydney, University of New South Wales and University of Technology Sydney are often ranked as some of the top 50 schools in the world for a wide range of courses. Additionally, a number of internship opportunities are also available for students’ to further not only their education, but their professional resume as well. Once you get settled into one of the six schools available, you can start to get a feel for the city. While the magnificent Sydney Harbour and legendary beaches make for an “outdoorsy” lifestyle, Sydney’s multiculturalism and diversity inspire an incredible food and art scene.
On Australia's east coast, on the Sydney Harbour
It takes 10 years and 8,000 gallons of paint to paint the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Once it's finished, they head to the other end and start all over again.
Enjoying the surfing, swimming and people-watching at Sydney beaches such as Bondi, Manly or Coogee
Bushwalking or abseiling (rappelling) in the Blue Mountains
Being a part of the audience at a Sydney Opera House concert or theater event
Spending a Saturday morning at Australia's oldest community market in Paddington
Taking the coastal walk from Bondi to Coogee, stopping to take in the views over the Pacific Ocean and a dip at the various beaches
Checking out an exhibition at one of the city's countless galleries or museums
Getting out on the Sydney Harbour, sailing under the Harbour Bridge
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