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25% of Students are studying higher education in Australian Universities is international students.


For a country with a relatively small number of universities, Australia offers a truly world-class education and regularly features in global rankings.

7 Australian universities placed in the top 100 in the latest QS World University Rankings (, commended on areas such as academic reputation, employer reputation and international student ratio.

Several universities also featured in the Times Higher Education Rankings(!/page/0/length/25/locations/AU/sort_by/rank/sort_order/asc/cols/stats) and the Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities(

ACT Australian National University(ANU), University of Canberra(UC)
NSW Australian Catholic University(ACU), Charles Sturt University(CSU), Macquarie University(MQ), Southern Cross University(SCU), University of New England(UNE), University of New South Wales(UNSW), University of Sydney(USYD), University of Newcastle(UON), University of Technology(UTS), University of Western Sydney(UWS), University of Wollongong(UOW)
VIC University of Melbourne, Deakin University, La Trobe University, Monash University, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology(RMIT), Federation University, Swinburne University, Victoria university(VU)
TAS University of Tasmania(UTAS)
QLD Bond University, Central Queensland University(CQU), Griffith University, James Cook University, Queensland University of Technology(QUT), University of Queensland(UQ), University of Southern Queensland(USQ), University of Sunshine Coast(USC)
SA University of South Australia(UniSA), Flinders University, University of Adelaide
WA University of Western Australia(UWA), Murdoch University, Edith Cowan University(ECU)
NT Charles Darwin University(CDU)

GROUP of 8 (Go8)

A coalition of leading Australian tertiary institutions, intensive in research and comprehensive in general and professional education. It was established informally as a network of vice-chancellors in 1994 and was formally incorporated in 1999.

  • Australian National University(ANU)
  • Monash University
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of New South Wales(UNSW)
  • University of Sydney(USYD)
  • University of Adelaide
  • University of Queensland(UQ)
  • University of Western Australia(UWA)
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