Our story

“As the world around us constantly evolves, the way we do business needs to change.”

Today's business environment is continuously changing, and at a rapid rate. Success requires a unique perspective, one with the ability to adapt proactively to emerging global trends. As the world changes, so do we.

Established in 1850, the University of Sydney is Australia's first university, and a member of the 'Group of Eight', Australia's premier research intensive universities. We are ranked in the top 100 globally in all the leading world university rankings, including QS, Times Higher Education, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities and amongst the top four in Australia. Since  inception, we have built an enviable reputation for quality, credibility and integrity, and are held in high esteem by our students, staff, alumni, business, industry and government. Over the past 160 years, we have maintained a long and proud tradition of excellence in education, and are relentless in our efforts to provide a fertile environment where the brightest minds flourish.

Our Business School is world-class and at the forefront of global business and management education. We pride ourselves on being relevant to today's business environment. Working closely with industry leaders allows us to stay abreast of current issues and influences in today's market.

Along with our globally recognised accreditations, the Business School and the University of Sydney have received rankings for programs, subject areas and graduate employability by leading world university rankings, including QS, the Financial Times, Australian Financial Review and Times Higher Education. Read more about our rankings.

We offer our students, industry partners and the broader business community a clear vision of business today. Our people are industry leaders, dedicated to the highest quality teaching and to ground-breaking research, with a passion for creating tomorrow's world business leaders. Our alumni rank amongst the top tier of Australian and global business leaders, and form part of an exclusive network of business contacts that share a rich history and a wide-reaching presence.