Top 10 Universities In Australia



Top 10 Universities In Australia

Australia, a sovereign nation comprises the island of Tasmania, the Australian continent, and several smaller islands.

Australia is the sixth-largest country by total area and the largest country in Oceania,  a highly developed and industrialized country, with one of the largest economies in the world.

Australia is a haven for immigrants, 29% of the population are immigrants, making Australia the country with the eighth largest immigrant population in the world.

The country ranks highly in health, quality of life, human development index, economic freedom, political rights, liberty, and education.

The adult literacy rate in the country is about 99% in 2003 and one of the highest in the world.

With more than 800,000 international students enrolled in different Australian universities and vocational institutions, the country ranks as the highest ratio of international students.

If education is a commodity, it would be one of Australia’s largest export.

One of the factors endearing international students to study in Australia is the high employability rate after graduation and the huge preference of employers for Australian educational experience.

Top 10 Australian Universities

According to the latest rankings of QS World University Rankings, 37 Australian universities are ranked highly among the world’s best universities. The rankings are based on several indicators, such as;

Academic reputation
student/faculty ratio
Citations per faculty
International student ratio
International faculty ratio

This article will discuss the top ten universities in Australia.

University of Newcastle

Founded in 1965, the University of Newcastle’s main campus is located at the Callaghan suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, and six campuses, with one in Singapore. The university has a total of 26,615 students.

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The University of Newcastle is ranked as the 10th best university in Australia and 214th in the world university ranking.

University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)

The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) established in 1988 is a top Australian university. UTS made an impressive ranking this year by moving 16 places to be jointly ranked as the 160th university in the world and 9th in Australia.

University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide has gained global recognition for its various innovations in areas of research by the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA).

The University of Adelaide currently is the 8th ranked university in Australia and 114th in the world

University of Western Australia (UWA)

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked 7th in Australia for the percentage of international faculty members.

The university located in Perth is ranked 7th in Australia and 91st in the world.

Monash University

Monash University with its main campus in Melbourne has five different campuses in the state of Victoria, and overseas (South Africa and Malaysia). Monash University is ranked 6th in Australia and 59th in the world.

University of Queensland (UQ)

Sitting comfortably as the 5th best university in Australia and 48th in the world. the University of Queensland (UQ) is renowned for its various contributions in research notable among them is the cervical cancer vaccine.

University of New South Wales (UNSW)

University of New South Wales (UNSW), situated in Sydney is a founding member of the Group of Eight (an alliance of research-intensive Australian universities).  University of New South Wales (UNSW) is ranked 4th in Australia and 45th in the world.

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University of Sydney

The University of Sydney established in 1850 was the highest Australian university ranked entrant in the 2018 QS Graduate Employability Rankings. The University of Sydney sits comfortably as the 3rd ranked university in Australia and 42nd in the world.

University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne has a global reputation for quality education and research innovations. The university student body is diverse, international students make up 40% of its student population. The University of Melbourne is ranked 2nd in Australia and 39th in the world.

Australian National University (ANU)

Australian National University (ANU) records the highest score for the percentage of international student indicators and research impact (citations per faculty member) in the country. The Australian National University (ANU) is the top-ranked university in Australia and 24th in the world.

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