Sydney is the largest and most populous city in Australia and the state capital of New South Wales. Sydney is located on Australia’s south-east coast of the Tasman Sea. Inhabitants of Sydney are called Sydneysiders, comprising a cosmopolitan and international population of people from numerous places around the world. The city is built on hills surrounding Port Jackson which is commonly known as Sydney Harbour, where the iconic Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge feature prominently. The hinterland of the metropolitan area is surrounded by national parks, and the coastal regions feature many bays, rivers, inlets and beaches including the famous Bondi Beach. Sydney’s population is around 5,000,000. Most common ancestry found in Sydney are: English, Australian, Chinese, Irish, Scottish, Italian, Indian, Lebanese, German, Greek, Vietnamese, Filipino, Indigenous, Korean & Maltese.
Sydney is a vibrant city and it has an ancient heartbeat. Discover the rich, vivid history of Sydney from early Aboriginal life through to the modern global city.
Events and Festivals
There are 3 public librarires located with 1.5 Km away from the BLI campus. It is a lovely place to enjoy reading books and borrowing CDs and DVDs amongst other services such as workshops, ESL classes as well as discussions by recognised authors.
Westfield Sydney- 3 minute walk to BLI
Travel to Townhall
Townhall Train Station- 5 minutes walk to BLI
QVB Light rail station- 3 minute walk to BLI
Ferry (Barangaroo Wharf) – 12 minute walk to BLI
Parks and Rivers
Many larger parks include picnic facilities, playgrounds, water-play, walking and running tracks. Nearby the BLI campus we have two nearby parks with walking distance- Hyde Park and Barangaroo Reserve Park.
Sydney CBD is the heart of Sydney. There is a wide selection of food options that creates richness in our multicultural community with dishes from many cultures along this street; there is an appetite for almost everyone! This street is enriched with cuisines from Lebanon, India, Italy, Vietnam, China, Korea, Thailand, Mexico and a lot more.
Sydney is home to several primary and secondary schools. Several tertiary education facilities are also located within Sydney. University of Sydney, UTS, UNSW, University of Wollongong campuses and many more are situated in the city and suburbs. The University of Sydney has a nearby Campus which will inspire generations of business leaders to come; It consists of 9100 square metres of learning space, latest technology and prime position near the University’s historic main campus. Business Leadership Institute (BLI) an RTO is also located in the CBD.
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- Townhall Train Station – 5 minutes walk to BLI
- Bus Station – 3-5 minutes walk to BLI
- Ferry (Barangaroo Wharf) – 12 minutes walk to BLI
- Westfield Sydney – 3 minutes walk to BLI
- Cafes – 1 minute walk from BLI
- Darling Harbour – 5 minutes walk from BLI
- Hyde Park – 7 minutes walk from BLI
- Police Station – 18 minutes walk from BLI
- MyHealth Sydney CBD – 8 minutes walk from BLI