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Campus Life: Living Down Unda' at UTS in Sydney

Oct 11, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is one of Australia’s largest universities, with 45,000 students, 1/3 of which are international. Diverse and inclusive, you’ll quickly find a place to fit in at “Sydney’s City University” on the edge of the bustling Central Business District. The campus has gone through a rejuvenation process in the last decade to become an interconnected urban environment with a focus on sustainability and innovation. You’ll find yourself navigating buildings with endearing nicknames like the “Crumpled Paper Bag”, “The Building with the ‘Grammable Staircase”, “The Cheese Grater”, “The Mothership”, “The Love Boat”, and “The Jenga Building”.

Read on to find out more about what it’s like to live and study at UTS, from the housing, to all of the facilities available within the campus grounds, to the student support services, to the many clubs and events that will help you make new friends, and some bonus CAPA inclusions.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Direct Enroll

How to Use Public Transportation in Sydney

Oct 9, 2019 10:44:45 AM / by Marlea Maltz

As a CAPA Sydney student, you'll be provided with a OPAL card pre-loaded for the whole semester. Your Opal Card is your ticket to access Sydney buses, trains, and ferries to bring you anywhere you want to explore in the city - from Circular Quay to Manly and Bondi Beaches. In this episode, Marlea shows you how to use and take the most advantage of public transit during your time in Sydney.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

This is My Daily Commute to My Internship in Sydney

Oct 7, 2019 10:55:00 AM / by Cory Clemente

In this vlog, Cory shares the details of his morning commute to his internship in Sydney on various methods of public transit from train, to bus, to good old feet.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, sydney-vlog

How to Enjoy Your Time Studying in Sydney

Oct 5, 2019 11:08:00 AM / by Minh Ta

In this vlog, Sydney blogger Minh shares his tips for how to make the most out of your time living in a multicultural city center. From how to spend your downtime, to which unique neighborhoods you should make sure to check out, see how you can explore the world without leaving Sydney. 

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture

Apartment Tour & More - Everything About Student Living in Sydney

Sep 26, 2019 5:22:30 PM / by Marlea Maltz

Get an idea of what your day-to-day life could look like while studying abroad down unda'! Our IG TV vlogger Marlea shows an example of what your Sydney housing* might look like and walks us around her neighborhood discussing things like her commute, public transit, and more!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

In and Around My Home in Sydney this Semester

Sep 19, 2019 10:12:24 AM / by Minh Ta

In a city bursting at the seams with fun activities and awe-inspiring views, Minh is sharing how he's settling in his home for the semester in Sydney. Take a look at where he will be staying for the next 12 weeks and the amenities in the area!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

Here's What to Expect From Academics at UTS

Sep 15, 2019 10:40:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

When you directly enroll on the new CAPA University of Technology Sydney (UTS) study abroad program, you’ll be welcomed into Australia’s number one young university as ranked by Times Higher Education. They were also ranked number 13 worldwide in the same category.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Direct Enroll

Here's What to Expect During Your First Week in Sydney

Sep 13, 2019 11:07:00 AM / by Cory Clemente

In his first vlog, Cory shares what you should expect from your first few days in Sydney, from going through orientation to the different CAPA activities you'll take part in, as well as his recommendations for things to do on your own during that first week!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

How to Prepare for Your First Time Going or Studying Abroad

Sep 1, 2019 4:30:00 PM / by Minh Ta

We have your go-to prep guide for your very first overseas experience! This comprehensive post breaks down the IMPORTANT things you need and things that will make your life easier overall. As you start preparing for life abroad, don't forget to get some backup items that'll serve you well. Travel like a seasoned pro with these tips and leave the hassle behind!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

The CAPA + UTS Study Abroad Experience: An Overview

Aug 29, 2019 2:45:00 PM / by Stephanie Sadler

Have you heard that you can enroll directly at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) with CAPA during spring and fall terms? We’ve been partnering with UTS for several years and CAPA students tend to thrive here.

Our direct enroll programs let you experience the excitement of studying abroad in a global city like Sydney with the comfort and security of a campus environment. Sign up and you’ll live, study, and enjoy Sydney just like a local, surrounded by a diverse range of students, and plenty of support.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Direct Enroll

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