Facts & figures
- #1 in NSW*
- 2023 QS World University Rankings
Facts & figures
As the state's leading university in languages*, the School of Languages and Cultures offers a large selection of subjects that cover Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas, including through exchange, short-term and in-country opportunities that will broaden your skills through overseas immersion.
Keen to get a first-hand taste of what it's like to study languages and cultures at the University of Sydney? Discover your future with languages and cultures through our free events and resources for high school students, teachers and careers advisors.
Monday 31 July 2023, 5–6pm
Designed around the 'Spanish-speaking communities' theme of the HSC Spanish Continuers Stage 6 syllabus, explore Spanish-speaking communities in different countries through their music, art, literature and film, as well as their relevant position in a global and interconnected world at this ARTiculate webinar.
Friday 9 June 2023, 9am–2pm
Join Indonesian Studies students, graduates and lecturers at the University of Sydney campus, and uncover a lifelong interest in Indonesia as we seek to strengthen the learning of Indonesian in NSW. This year’s event features fun activities and presentations aimed at increasing student engagement and exposure to Indonesian language and culture.
Wednesday 22 February, 5pm
Learn a language: Make it Arabic!
Presented by Dr Nadia Selim (Arabic Language and Cultures)
Wednesday 5 April, 5pm
Studying Chinese at Sydney: options, benefits and opportunities
Presented by Dr Irene Shidong An and Dr Yu Sang (Chinese Studies)
Wednesday 8 March 2023, 4–6:45pm
Emanuel School, Randwick | Free
Teachers with an interest in Jewish education are invited to attend a free professional development symposium, co-hosted by Dr Michael Abrahams-Sprod (Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies) and the University of Sydney.
Whether you're pursuing a major or just looking for a taster, languages can broaden your horizons and give you a competitive career edge.