SIBT @ a glance


SIBT is your on-campus pathway into Macquarie University undergraduate degree programs. A private tertiary college working in collaboration with Macquarie, SIBT eases the transition from high school to university level studies with personalised teaching and unparalleled access to academic support. An SIBT diploma course is equivalent to the first year of a Macquarie bachelor degree; after completion, students advance directly into the second year of their relevant degree program at Macquarie University.


  1. Over 20,000 SIBT graduates have gone on to success at Macquarie University.
  2. Gain entry into one of Australia's top ten universities and work towards completion of an internationally-recognised degree.
  3. Study on campus at Macquarie University and have access to all university services and facilities.
  4. Benefit from small class sizes, offering you unmatched academic support and personalised attention from lecturers.
  5. Advance directly into second year university studies at Macquarie - no time wasted.


Macquarie University's North Ryde and city campuses.


Start in: February, June or October


3200 Australian & international students.


Why SIBT? (International)

International student hoping to study at university in Australia? You've come to the right place. Watch this short video to find out why.

Why SIBT? (Australian)

Thought you'd missed out on a place at Macquarie? Through SIBT you can still get in... Watch this short video to find out how.

Welcome to SIBT!

Be part of the next 20,000!

We're delighted to see you are looking for information about SIBT and its highly respected partner, Macquarie University.

The SIBT courses and approach to teaching are unique. As an SIBT student, you will be on the Macquarie University campus, studying first year university units. You will also have the added benefits of personalised teaching, small classes and additional support from our team.

SIBT students become independent learners who have the skills and knowledge to succeed at Macquarie. At SIBT you will develop personally, have the opportunity to gain lifetime friendships and establish career networks with fellow students from Australia and around the world.

Macquarie University offers students a world-class education. Together, SIBT and Macquarie look forward to assisting you to achieve your academic and career objectives.

Already over 20,000 SIBT graduates have advanced directly into the second year of a Macquarie bachelor's degree.

Join SIBT and be part of the next 20,000.

We look forward to assisting you in achieving your academic goals. Best of luck with your studies!

Heather Tinsley
College Director and Principal

How To Find Us

SIBT is located on campus at Macquarie University and Macquarie City Campus.

If you're in North Ryde or the city, why not make an appointment to come in and see us. SIBT staff are a friendly bunch and would be delighted to show you around.

Macquarie University Location Address:

Macquarie University
Macquarie Drive
Building E3A, Level 2
North Ryde 2109 NSW

Telephone: (612) 9850 6222

Facsimile: (612) 9850 6223


Macquarie City Campus Location Address:

Building 205
Macquarie City Campus
11 York St, Level 2,
Sydney 2000 NSW

Telephone: (612) 9964 6533

Facsimile: (612) 9964 6588



Who will I study with?

Zaw Myo Htut

What are you studying at SIBT?

Diploma of Computing

Favourite thing about SIBT?

Studying on a big campus with great lecturers.

Who will teach me?

Matthew Mansour

What do you teach?


What do you like most about it?

Keeps things interesting and challenging

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