Australia is one of the world leaders in education. It is a country of about 24.5 million people very dedicated to studying as there are top world universities in this country. The education value is very high and they make application to these universities very easy for both national and international students. This is evident in the fact that they have about 700,000 international students studying in different universities in their country.
Australia also has great and large cities that make studying and social life very interesting. Cities like Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Canberra, Gold Coast, Adelaide and Brisbane are exciting places to live and study in.
There are lots of universities scattered all over the country of Australia and some of them are highly ranked. Here is a list of some of these universities and their ranking;
University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne is the one of the oldest universities in Australia. It was established in the year 1853 with its main campus situated in Parkville which is a suburban area of Melbourne. The other campuses are located in Burnley, Creswick, Shepparton, Southbank, Werribee and Dookie.
The university with ten faculties has large libraries in all of their campuses; there are art galleries and museums too to learning in different related topics. The student population is about 47,000 with over 12,000 international students as part of this population and the staff strength is about 6,500.
The University of Melbourne ranks 32nd in the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2020 and 38th in the QS World University Rankings 2020
Australian National University
The Australian National University (ANU) was established in the year 1946 by the government of Australia in the capital city and government seat of Australia, Canberra. It is one of the world leaders in research and education with seven faculties and a large student population of about 25,500 with 31% of this population being international students.
The university offers a wide range of courses for undergraduate and post graduate programs and the environment is calm and natural which is good for learning.
The Australian National University is ranked 29th in the QS World University Rankings 2020 and 49th by the Times Higher Education Rankings 2020.
University of Queensland
Established in the year 1909, the University of Queensland is one of the oldest universities in Australia. It is located in Brisbane which is the capital city of Queensland. This institution was founded by the parliament of the state as a public research institution.
The university has six faculties and offers program for undergraduate and post graduate students. With a population of about 53,696 students and 18,074 of them are international students.
The University of Queensland is ranked 66th in the Times Higher Education World Universities Rankings and 46th in the QS World University Rankings 2020.
University of Sydney
The University of Sydney was founded n the year 1851 to give everyone the opportunity to know their abilities. It is the first university in Australia and always ranks among the top 50 universities globally. This institution has six faculties and a wide range of courses for both the undergraduate and post graduate program.
The university has a student population of about 46,145 and 25,358 of this population are international students and the staff population is about 3,472. This and the beautiful environment make for easy learning and making of new friends.
The University of Sydney is ranked 40th in the QS World Universities Ranking and 60th in the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2020.
University of New South Wales called UNSW Sydney was established in the year 1949 in Sydney and their main campus is located in Kensington, Sydney. It is a public university known for research and they have great number of research works to their credit. The university has nine faculties and a wide variety of courses for undergraduate and post graduate programs.
This institution has about 52,000 students which over 13,000 of them are international students from about 130 nations of the world and there are more than 6,000 administrative staff working with these students in a very calm and conducive learning environment.
The UNSW Sydney is ranked 43rd in the QS World University Rankings and 71st in the Times Higher Education’s World Universities Rankings 2020.
Monash University was founded in the year 1958 and named after Sir John Monash who was a well known general in World War I. This research university has four campuses in Victoria and research centers in different parts of the world where students receive lectures and carry out researches.
The institution has a population of more than 78,000 students and 8,109 academic staff which makes the environment vibrant and full of energy for learning and growth in academics. The university which is the largest university in Australia is arranged into ten faculties with various courses for bachelors, masters and research programs.
Monash University is ranked 55th in the QS World University Rankings and 75th by the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2020.
University of Adelaide
The University of Adelaide was founded in 1874. It is located in Adelaide in the southern part of Australia with three of its campuses there in South Australia and one in Melbourne, Victoria.
This institution’s focus is on innovations, new knowledge discovery and preparing tomorrow’s leaders, who think creatively and internationally.
This university is divided into five faculties and offers degrees for both undergraduate and post graduate programs. Adelaide has a student population of over 27,000 which 30% of them are international students and more than 3000 staff who are busy studying and working in this great institution.
University of Adelaide is ranked 106th in the QS World University Rankings and 120th in the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings.
University of Western Australia
The University of Western Australia was established in the year 1911 by the Parliament of Western Australia. The university has two campuses with the main campus located in Perth which is the state’s capital while the second campus is in Albany. The university has a packed curriculum which helps the students to make great impact in the society.
The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. It has more than 25,000 students who are registered and studying in the school and about 3,700 staff working as academic and administrative staffs and guiding these students to get the best academic experience.
University o f Western Australia is ranked 86th in the world in the QS World University Rankings and 131st in the Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2020.
Most universities in Australia rank very high in the reputable world rankings which give a wide variety and make it easier to choose the institution of study that suits you and your desired career path.