Top Ranking Universities in Australia 2018
1- Australian National University (ANU)
Rank 20th in the world. ANU is located in the country’s capital, Canberra, and is the only university to be created by the Parliament of Australia. Among its alimni are two Australian prime ministers.
2- University of Melbourne
The second-oldest university in Australia ( founded in 1853), the university of Melbourne is ranked joint 41st this year alongside south Korea’s KAIST. The university has around 47.000 students, including, more than 12.000 international students, and has been associated with nine Nobel Prize winners- the most of any Australian university.
3- University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Up four places places to now rank 45th in the world and third in Australia, the university of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) was established in 1949 and has produced more millionaires than any other Australian university. Aiming to be “Australia’s global university” by 2025, UNSW Sydney is currently partnered with over 200 universities around the world.
4- University of Queenland (UQ)
The university has moved up this year, and is now ranked within the global top 50 (it’s joint 47th). Mainly located in Brisbane, UQ is a founding member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of research- intensive Australian universities which are responsible for such innovations as the inventions of HPV vaccine to prevent cervical cancer.
5- University of Sydney
Ranked 50th in the world in 2018, the University of Sydney is the oldest Australian university, having been established in 1850. Now hosting around 60.000 students, the university’s campus is noted for its beautiful neo-gothic buildings. Also a member of the Group of Eight, the university offers the broadest range of programs of any Australian university.
6- Monash University
Up five placed to now rank 60th in the world, Monash University is located in Melbourne and was founded in 1958.
7- University of Western Australia (UWA)
Ranked 93rd and Located in Perth and was Western Australia’s first university. Has almost 24.000 students enrolled across nine faculties.
8- University of Adelaide
Up 16 places to rank joint 109th in 2018, established in 1874. The university has over 25.000 students enrolled at its five campuses in the state of South Australia.
9- University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)
Ranked 176th in the world, up 17 places from last year. Despite its name, UTS has strengths in several nin-technological subjects such as nursing, art and design, sports and law.
10- University of Newcastle
In 2018 this university overtake the university of Wollongong as Australia’s 10th highest ranked university. Established in 1965, UON is particularly wwell-regarded for the subjects of mining engineering, architecture, nursing and sociology.