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University Ranking in Australia

Some of the best universities in the world could be found in Australia. For quite some time, the country-continent has been luring and attracting numerous scholars and students from all around the world to come and enroll at its flagship universities and model education centers.

It is not surprising that some of the major universities in Australia are considered the most reliable and bankable in the entire Asia-Pacific region.

There are 14 major Australian universities that are constantly included among the lists of top universities globally. These are Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, University of Queensland, University of Western Australia, University of New South Wales, Macquarie University, Monash University,



University of Adelaide, Flinders University, James Cook University, University of Newcastle, University of Tasmania, and University of Wollongong.Different organizations are releasing annual university rankings around the world.

Some of the most popular and most credible are the Ranking Times Higher Education Supplement Rankings, SHJT Academic Ranking of World Universities, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University World Rankings.

For the whole of Australia, Australian National University has always topped Australia university rankings. It is followed by University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, and University of Queensland.

Notice that most of the major top universities of the country are national or state universities. This only shows that the local and federal governments are all recognizing the role of education in nation building. Australian National University has placed 16th in the 2008 World Higher Education Supplement University Rankings.

This is not bad considering that the university has to compete with among all other major universities and colleges in Europe, North America, and Asia. University of Sydney and University of Melbourne are also doing good, ranking 37th and 38th, respectively in the same listing.

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When it comes to recognizing performance of top Australian universities, there are specific groupings formed since the elimination of a government controlled system of grouping.

The Group of Eight consists of Group 1 universities in former government grouping system. It has the list of highest ranking universities in the country based on different significant factors and criteria.


The group comprises of Australian National University, University of Adelaide, University of Melbourne, University of Queensland, University of Sydney, Monash University, University of Western Australia, and University of New South Wales.

Some of the top post-graduate business schools are also in Australia. The Financial Times MBA World Top 100 includes the Brisbane Graduate School of Management, University of Melbourne’s Melbourne Business School, and Australian Graduate School of Management (or AGSM, a joint center of the University of Sydney and University of New South Wales). Business magazine Asiaweek has its own rankings for MBA schools in the region. Such a list includes the Australian National University’s Australia Asia Management Center and the Australian Graduate School of Management.



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