The Conference Venue
UTS City Campus will be the ICEL 2008 conference venue. The City Campus is
located in central Sydney in the Chinatown district, and within 5-10 minutes
walking distance from railway, bus, monorail and light rail terminals. It is
walking distance from Darling Harbour and a short bus ride away from Circular
Quay, and the Opera House. The conference activities will take place in newly
renovated buildings with spacious rooms and modern presentation facilities.
As the University is in the centre of Sydney, it is easily accessible to hotels,
hostels, cafes, restaurants and shops.
Map of the UTS campus
The City Campus is close to Sydney’s
sights and attractions.
Introduction to the University of Technology Sydney
The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) is a multi-campus university spread
over three locations in the Sydney metropolitan area. With a total enrolment
of approximately 27,000 students, UTS is one of the largest universities in
UTS was originally established as the New South Wales Institute of Technology
in 1965. In 1988 it attained university status and was joined by the School
of Design of the Sydney College of the Arts. The present University resulted
from amalgamations brought about by the restructuring of the higher education
sector in the late 1980s, and in January 1990 the Kuring-gai College of Advanced
Education, the Institute of Technical and Adult Teacher Education of the Sydney
College of Advanced Education and the 'old' UTS formed the new University of
UTS places a strong emphasis on workplace experience and develops and regularly
revises its programs of study in partnership with industry, government and
professional bodies. It has one of the highest rates of employment for graduates
in New South Wales.
The University is fully committed to internationalisation in all aspects of
its operations and encourages students to gain international exposure and experience
as part of their degree. UTS welcomes students from overseas and currently
has international students from over 70 countries in all faculties and on all