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Australia Top 5 Universities 2016 (Source: The Australian Education Network)
Located in Parkville on the fringe of Melbourne’s central business district, the University of Melbourne has been a leading centre of higher education and research inAustralia for 160 years. The University of Melbourne’s high rankings in independent international surveys reflect its strong research performance, excellence in learning andteaching and the intellectual and social capital. In the prestigious 2016 Times Higher Education rankings of the world’s top 200 universities, the University ranked number 34in the world and number one in Australia. Melbourne is also the leading Australian university in the Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities and ranked 54in the world.
Melbourne’s researchers are at the forefront of international scholarship in fields as diverse as human rights law, telecommunications and medical research. Melbournescholars of particular international renown include Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty and alumna and recent Nobel Laureate Professor Elizabeth Blackburn. Students now complete a broad undergraduate qualifications which includes deep study in their field coupled with subjects from outside their faculty, giving them the chance to explore a broad range of subjects and opportunities. Students then go on to complete a graduate professional degree, a research higher degree or enter the job market.
The Australian National University:
The Australian National University (ANU) sits amongst the world’s leading research and education centres. The University is consistently ranked among the best universities in the world. In 2013, 94 per cent of research from ANU scholars was rated above world standard or well above world standard by the Australian Government’s Excellence in Research for Australia initiative. The University is home to more than 16,000 students, 45 per cent studying at the postgraduate level. ANU also attracts people from around the world, with roughly one quarter of its students coming from overseas.
ANU graduates go on to take up leadership positions in government, industry, research and academia, at home and abroad. ANU people apply themselves to intensive research and education, continuing the intellectual adventure of Australia’s national university. Their efforts add to Australia’s knowledge and expertise, and generate an environment where all Australians can engage with big ideas.
The University of Queensland:
The University of Queensland (UQ) is the largest university in Queensland and a founding member of the Group of Eight (Go8) universities. It is one of the top 100 universities worldwide as measured through a number of major independent university rankings. In accordance with its position as a leader in teaching and learning innovation, UQ is one of just two Australian education institutions accepted into the prestigious massive open online course (MOOC) consortium edX.
The University is committed to teaching excellence and outstanding mentorship that leads to well-rounded graduates. In fact, UQ’s teachers have won more Australian Awards for University Teaching than any other Australian university. The University is proud of its worldwide network of more than 210,000 alumni including a Nobel laureate, a CEO of a Fortune 500 company, an Academy Award winner and high achievers in government, law, science, public service and the arts.
The University of Sydney:
The University of Sydney is a leading, comprehensive research and teaching institution committed to the transformative power of education. In the latest Excellence in Research Australia report, 75 percent of almost 100 academic fields assessed at the University of Sydney performed above world standard. A world-class research university it explores new frontiers of knowledge in areas of national and global importance, uniting the expertise of bright minds from many disciplines to find unique solutions that improve and transform our lives.
Located in the heart of Australia’s largest and most diverse city, we have an extensive network of international partners, including a global network of more than 185,000 alumni, and actively engage in the global exchange of ideas. In creating the first tertiary education institution in Australia, our founders recognised the power of education to change society. With more than 2500 academic staff and more than 51,000 students from more than 130 countries, that belief remains just as strong today.
Established in 1958, Monash is the youngest member of the highly regarded Group of Eight universities. Partnerships - local and global; Monash has an impressive record of long-term, successful relationships with industry, government and the community. Our partnerships and engagement programs range from close links with immediate neighbours to groundbreaking collaborations with organisations around the world.
MU became the first Australian university to receive a licence to operate in China. Our international collaboration at Suzhou with the Southeast University (SEU) – one of China’s key national universities – will produce postgraduates and researchers with ideas to change people’s lives in the region and the world for the better. The IITB Monash Research Academy is located in north-eastern Mumbai, the IITB Monash Research Academy is a partnership between the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) and Monash University. The institution is focused on providing innovative research outcomes for industries in India and Australia.
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