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Student Diversity

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Student diversity
 

  • In 2014, 50 per cent of enrolled students were females and 62 per cent were under 25 years of age.
     
  • The faculties with the largest proportion of female students in 2014 were Health and Arts & Social Sciences.
     
  • 46 per cent of students nominated a language background other than English in 2014.
     
  • UTS students spoke a wide variety of languages, with more than 160 non-English languages amongst the student body in 2014. The largest language groups were Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese and other dialects), Vietnamese and Arabic.
     
  • As a result of the high number of International Students and the multicultural population of Sydney, 48 per cent of UTS students in 2014 were born outside Australia.
     
  • Some 1217 students reported having a disability, with a wide range of disabilities including medical, visual, learning, hearing and mobility challenges

 UTS Diversity Indicators 2012 - 2014

Diversity indicator 2012 2013 2014
Females 50% 50% 50%
Under 25 60% 60% 62%
Sydney permanent home residence 67% 67% 67%
Language background other than English 43% 46% 46%
Born outside Australia 48% 48% 48%
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders 1% 1% 1%
Total headcount
36,357

37,673

39,074