ICMS International College of Management, Sydney

Year of foundation: 1996
Approx. number of students: 1,200
Period of study: Mid September-Mid December; Early February-Mid May; End May-End August
MCI partner since: 2016

The City

Sydney is the largest city in Australia, and the state capital of New South Wales. Sydney has a metropolitan area population of approximately 4.4 million. Its inhabitants are called Sydneysiders, and Sydney is often called "the Harbor City". It is one of the most multicultural cities in the world, reflecting its role as a major destination for immigrants to Australia.
The site of the first British colony in Australia, Sydney was established in 1788 at Sydney Cove by Arthur Phillip, commodore of the First Fleet. The city is built on hills surrounding Sydney Harbour - an inlet of the Tasman Sea on Australia's south-east coast. It is home to the iconic Sydney Opera House, the Harbor Bridge and its beaches. The metropolitan area is surrounded by national parks, and contains many bays, rivers and inlets.
The city is home to many prominent parks, such as Hyde Park, Royal Botanical Gardens and national parks. This is a major factor, along with Sydney Harbor that has led to the city's reputation as one of the most beautiful in the world.

The University

The International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) is a higher education provider offering Degree, Postgraduate and Diploma programs. Courses at ICMS are built on the strong belief that learning should combine practical work and a strong theoretical foundation and all undergraduate courses include up to nine months of industry training.
The ICMS campus is situated on Sydney Harbour's North Head on St Patrick's Estate overlooking Manly Beach. The historic site is surrounded by 20 hectares of parklands and has extensive campus facilities.

The building which houses ICMS was originally built in 1885 as St Patrick's Seminary, Manly. The building is made from stone initially quarried from North Head with the finer stone coming from Pyrmont by boat. The College stands at four storeys high with a six level central bell tower and covers 5,600 m2.