Students thrive in a digital, connected campus at UTS College
When schools and universities all over Australia moved their classes online, UTS College, the pathway to the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) wasted no time in creating a digital, connected way of learning. Called Live Online, It allows students to enjoy the high-quality course content and caring support UTS College is known for, powered and enhanced by the latest technology.
Caring support is built into the experience, with teachers, study success advisers, administration staff and student helpers working together to ensure students get the support they need. And classes at UTS College, whether online or on-campus, are kept small so every student receives attention. Students, teachers and classmates know each other by name.
Developing vital digital skills
A recent article published by the World Economic Forum pointed out that the pandemic has taught us how crucial it is for our populations to be digitally literate. In a world of social distancing, digital services and communications are becoming the norm. Students who begin their education journey studying Live Online with UTS College develop these vital skills. They also build confidence as independent learners.
How it works
Students who join the Live Online community experience student-centred learning. In the live classes, they interact in real time with teachers and fellow students. Outside class time, they can work collaboratively and independently, with virtual access to teachers and learning support always available. These experiences build future-ready skills for a changing world of study and work. There are also plenty of lively online social activities.
A distinctive and fresh approach
Sally Payne, Associate Dean of Studies at UTS College says, “Students who choose Live Online benefit from UTS College’s 30 years’ experience in pathway education. That expertise has been distilled into a distinctive and fresh approach. And while it may be a new way of learning, the outcome for students is the same – a guaranteed place at UTS.” *
UTS College is the pathway to UTS, Australia’s number one young university. Its diplomas are designed with UTS entry requirements in mind. With Live Online, students can begin their pathway now, from anywhere in the world, and be ready for university when borders and campuses reopen.
Learning to thrive online
Bryan Guntoro, originally from Jakarta, had joined second year Bachelor of IT after completing his Diploma of IT at UTS College. He says the skills he learnt at UTS College helped him thrive through year’s switch to online study. “I think it would all be a lot harder without the preparation I got from UTS College,” he says. “I learnt to keep myself organised – every day I write out a list of what I need to study, subject-by-subject.”
About UTS and UTS College
UTS is a dynamic and innovative university, ranked 1st as Australia’s top young university in the 2021 QS Top 50 under 50, and is ranked 133 in the world overall – reflecting its strength in employability, research, teaching and internationalisation.
Students often begin their UTS experiences with UTS College, studying UTS Foundation Studies or a Diploma in Business, Communications, Design and Architecture, Engineering, IT or Science.
Visit utscollege.edu.au to learn more about opportunities at UTS College, or call 1800 896 994 for more information.
* For international students guaranteed entry to UTS is based on no more than two subject failures. Domestic students must achieve the required Grade Point Average. Entry to second year of UTS depends on the course you choose. See individual course pages for details.