University of Sydney is a Government Body that is ranked number 190 out of the top 2000 companies in Australia. The company generates the majority of its income from the University and Other Higher Education in Australia industry.

In 2017 the company generated total revenue of $2,345,182,000 including sales and other revenue. In 2017 University of Sydney had 7470 employees in Australia including employees from all subsidiaries under the company's control.

The Chief Executive of University of Sydney is Dr Michael Spence whose official title is Vice Chancellor & Principal. The Chairman of University of Sydney is Ms Belinda Hutchinson whose official title is Chancellor. 

The University of Sydney offers tertiary education in the form of bachelor's degrees, postgraduate diplomas and certificates, master's degrees and doctorates.

The university offers the aforementioned degree types through the following faculties and schools:


  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Engineering and Information Technologies
  • Health Sciences
  • Medicine and Health
  • Science

University Schools

  • Architecture, Design and Planning
  • Conservatorium of Music
  • Law

The University also operates research centres and institutes including, but not limited to:

  • Brain and Mind Centre
  • Cancer Research Network
  • Charles Perkins Centre
  • China Studies Centre
  • Centre for Translation Data Science
  • Marie Bashir Institute
  • Sydney Environment Institute
  • Sydney Nano
  • Sydney Southeast Asia Centre
  • Sydney Policy Lab
  • Cardiovascular Initiative
  • John Grill Centre for Project Leadership
  • Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics
  • National Centre for Cultural Competence
  • Planetary Health Platform
  • Sydney Food and Nutrition Network
  • Sydney Institute of Agriculture
  • The University of Sydney Centre in China
  • United States Studies Centre
  • Westmead Applied Research Centre

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