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University of Sydney

LC control no.n 79042231
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingUniversity of Sydney
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Variant(s)Sydney University
USYD (University of Sydney)
See alsoPredecessor: Sydney College (Sydney, N.S. : 1830-1850)
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Beginning date1850
Associated countryAustralia
Associated placeNew South Wales
LocatedSydney (N.S.)
Field of activityEducation, Higher
Special noteAACR 1 form: University of Sydney
Found inConf. on the Econ. of Imm. (1982 : Sydney Univ.). The economics of Australian immigration, 1982: p. 1 (Sydney University)
Its website, viewed 9 June 2022 (The University of Sydney; postal address: NSW 2006, Australia)
National Museum of Australia website, viewed 9 June 2022 (Sydney University; although a proposal by the proprietors of Sydney College for the colonial government to take it over and convert it into a university was not adopted, the failure of Sydney College and other private colleges helped to focus political attention on the idea of establishing a secular, publicly-funded university for Sydney; the university, opened in 1852, was first located in the former Sydney College building)
Wikipedia, viewed 9 June 2022 (University of Sydney; USYD; informally Sydney Uni; public research university located in Sydney, Australia; Australia's first university; an expansion of the existing Sydney College, it was established via the passage of the University of Sydney Act 1850 (NSW) on 24 September 1850, assented on 1 October 1850, and inaugurated on 11 October 1852)
Associated languageeng
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