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University of Sydney (USYD)

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Science at the University of Sydney

Science has always been at the centre of humanity’s attempts to understand the world and make it a better place, but never has the rate of advancement been as rapid or as exciting as it is now. Studying science at Sydney can take you from unravelling the mysteries of the cosmos, to creating new materials or feeding the world. You could be part of the global solution to water, energy and sustainability issues and tackle other real-world problems that impact on millions of lives. 

Science inspires curiosity, cultivates a love for learning and fosters strong problem-solving skills. There’s never been a better time to kick-start your career in science at the University of Sydney. 

We spoke with two Korean students about their transition to the University of Sydney and found out why they chose to study science in Australia. It might seem daunting moving overseas to complete further studies but the rewards are endless. Learn from their experiences and get a closer look at what student life is like at Sydney. 

"I liked Science, since I was a child. I wanted to be a detective, a police detective, because I like solving problems. I like solving mysteries. But being a detective is obviously a dangerous job, so I thought, what's the next best thing? It is to solve the mysteries of nature which is what science is."