The University of Technology Sydney is one of Australia's largest universities that operates in the heart of the culturally diverse and vibrant city of Sydney. UTS was founded by the transformation of the former New South Wales Institute in 1988. This contemporary and innovative University focuses on the economic, social, and cultural prosperity of the community. UTS's vision is to be "a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact." The University delivers more than 130 undergraduate and 210 postgraduate programmes across nine faculties and schools, such as Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences; UTS Business School; Faculty of Design, Architecture, and Building; Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology; Faculty of Health; Faculty of Law; Faculty of Science; Graduate School of Health; Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation. Courses area includes architecture, built environment, business, communication, design, education, engineering, information technology, international studies, law, midwifery, nursing, pharmacy, and science (total courses 530, total subjects 2479).
Moreover, UTS has 251 exchange agreements with over 185 universities worldwide (41 countries) that allow students to study at one of them. The University is ranked 160th in the World University Rankings (2021) and has high positions among newer universities. Many relationships with the local community, industry, business, and the professions offer students real-life case studies, extensive work, field trips, and collaborations in real-world contexts. The staff is over 4405 distinguished specialists. UTS has high percentages of graduate employment that 70.8 percent of UTS Australian-resident undergraduates were in the full-time job four months after completion, and 14.4 percent were in further full-time study.
The UTS City campus encompasses several buildings and venues accommodating teaching, learning, research, social and administrative activities. Three of the City campus's precincts – Haymarket, Broadway, and Blackfriars – are located at the southern gateway to Sydney's cosmopolitan central business district (CBD) and surrounded by local attractions. The newest precincts are situated within the elite sporting zone at Moore Park and in an industrial park at Botany. All campuses provide student services, facilities, retail outlets, cafes, bars, shops, and sports activities. All accommodation is placed in the UTS Housing Service that manages several suitable options.