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The University of Sydney is inaugurated11.10.1852

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The University of Sydney (commonly referred to as Sydney University, USyd, or Sydney) is a public Australian university in Sydney. Founded in 1850, it is Australia's first university and is regarded as one of its most prestigious, ranked as the 27th most reputable university in the world.

Sydney consistently ranks among the top universities in Australia, Oceania and the world. In 2013, it was ranked 38th and in the top 0.3% in the QS World University Rankings. Five Nobel or Crafoord laureates have been affiliated with the university as graduates and faculty.

The University of Sydney is organised into 16 faculties and schools, through which it offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctoral degrees. In 2011 it had 32,393 undergraduate and 16,627 graduate students. The main campus spreads across the suburbs of Camperdown and Darlington on the southwestern outskirts of the Sydney CBD.

The University of Sydney is a member of Australia's Group of Eight, Academic Consortium 21, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) and the Worldwide Universities Network. The university is also colloquially known as one of Australia's sandstone universities.

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