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Modern Languages

  • #1 in NSW
  • 2021 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.

Our 2021 virtual event

When: Wednesday 26 May 2021, 4–5.15pm
Where: Online – Registrations opening soon

Meet our lecturers, students and alumni to learn how languages can unlock your gateway to the world. With workshops across our 15 language offerings, experience how it's like to study with us.

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.

How'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