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Modern Languages

  • #1 in NSW*
  • 2022 QS World University Rankings

Languages at Sydney

Delve deeper into the world's languages and cultures
We've got your passport to become a global citizen. Discover how you can take your next step in language studies at the University of Sydney.

Hosted by the School of Languages and Cultures, Languages at Sydney: Go Global is an annual event for high school students, teachers and careers advisers to get a taste of language learning at the University of Sydney.

As the state's leading university in languages*, we offer a large selection of subjects that cover Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. We also have overseas exchange, short-term and in-country programs that will broaden your skills through language and cultural immersion.

2022 events for high schools  

This year, we're offering a selection of online information sessions and webinars in Term 3 to give senior high school students a taste of learning languages with us.

Information sessions

August 3: Studying Languages and Cultures at Sydney: How, why and where it can take you

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August 24: Pathways to Global Literacy: What is Area Studies and why should you study it?

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ARTiculate webinars

July 26: Chinese in Context: The ‘Xianxia’ Genre of Fantasy TV Dramas

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September 14: French Continuers and Extension - La Francophonie

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Find out more about the ARTiculate webinar series.   

Where can languages take you?

Whether you're pursuing a major or just looking for a taster, languages can broaden your horizons and give you a competitive career edge.

What's it like to study languages at Sydney?

Get insights from our current students on the range of study and overseas opportunities that can enrich your learning.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject for Modern Languages 2021

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Tallulah Bur, Law and Spanish and Latin American Studies graduate
“Studying a language at Sydney helped me build a strong foundation in communication, linguistic and cross-cultural skills. I had an incredible time studying abroad, and also got to speak at the UN General Assembly when I won a language essay competition.”
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The Languages at Sydney experience


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