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Top 10 Universities in Australia

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The land of Kangaroos is among the countries with a high Human Development Index. Australia stands at 6th position along with Iceland in UN HDI rankings. Australian cities are also some of the best in terms of standard of living. Sydney and Melbourne rank at 11th and 17th position respectively in the Mercer Quality of Living city rankings. These high living standards are a result of a robust educational system.

Australian educational institutes are among the best in the world in terms of infrastructure, research etc. In addition to high living standards and better educational institutions, Australia is one of the countries with a very high pay scale. In 2020 the Australian government increased the minimum wage by 1.75% per cent to $19.84 per hour. Owing to all these conditions, Australia is one of the most sought countries for education and employment.


If you are looking for colleges abroad, Australia can be one of the most attractive countries. Here is a list of top 10 universities in the Land Down Under:

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Australian National University

1. Australian National University (ANU) –

The Australian National University (ANU) was established in 1946 in Canberra, the capital of Australia. It is the only university to have been created by the parliament of Australia. ANU also ranks among the best universities in the world. It is Australia’s only representative in the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU). ANU has seven colleges including Arts and Social Sciences, Asia and the Pacific, Business and Economics, Engineering and Computer Science, law, Medicine, Biology and Environment and Physical and Mathematics Sciences. It has student exchange partnerships with upward of 150 universities in more than 30 countries.

Address: Canberra ACT 0200, Australia

Phone: +61 2 6125 5111

Click here for official Website of Australian National University


2. The University of Melbourne –

The University of Melbourne was established in 1853, located in Melbourne. It is a public research university and is Australia’s second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria. Melbourne comprises 10 separate academic units. It is associated with numerous institutes band research centres, including the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and the Grattan Institute. The university has a very large library, spread across different campuses. It has won The Economist’s World’s Most Livable City award seven times and is also a UNESCO City of Literature.

Address: Parkville VIC 3010, Australia

Phone: +61 3 9035 5511

Click here for official Website of University of Melbourne


3.University of Sydney (USYD) –

The University of Sydney was established in 1850. USYD is Australia’s first university together with one of Australia’s 6 sandstone universities. Also, It is an open research university and is known to be among the world’s top universities. Moreover, The main campus is called Camper down Campus, in Australia. It features undergraduate and postgraduate courses including professional degrees, specialist degrees, and the liberal studies degree. The programs are available in various subjects — Art and Social Sciences, Architecture, Design and Planning, Business, Medical and Health, Social Work and Music.

Address: Camperdown NSW 2006, Australia

Phone: +61 2 8627 1444 (outside Australia)

Click here for official Website of University of Sydney

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University of New South Wales

4. University of New South Wales (UNSW) –

The University of New South Wales began in 1949. It is a public research university located in the Sydney suburb of Kensington. UNSW comprises nine faculties and offers bachelors in addition to masters and doctoral degrees courses. Furthermore, It is one of the founding members of the prestigious Group of Eight, a coalition of Australian research-intensive universities, and Universitas 21 a global network of research universities. UNSW offers undergraduate courses in addition to postgraduate and doctoral degree courses in various fields of study. The courses are offered through various departments comprising Faculty and law, Faculty of Art & Design, Faculty of Business School, Faculty of Art and social science, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Engineering and Science.

Address: Sydney NSW 2052, Australia

Telephone: +61 2 93851000

Click here for official Website of University of New South Wales


5.University of Queensland (UQ) –

The University of Queensland began in 1909 by the state parliament. It is a public research university located in Brisbane, the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland. Furthermore, UQ is a founding member of edX, Austria’s research-intensive Group of Eight, the international research network McDonnell International Scholars Academy, and the Global Universitas 21 Network. Moreover, The university has three campuses in South East Queensland. It has also won many Australian Awards for University Teaching. UQ offers associate Bachelors, Masters and higher doctorate degrees through a college, a graduate school and six faculties.

Address: St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia

Phone: +61 7 3365 1111

Click here for official Website of University of Queensland

6.Monash University –

Monash University was established in 1958 and is the second oldest university in the State of Victoria. It is a public research university based in Melbourne, Australia. The university has been named after World War I general Sir John Monash. Also, it has five campuses four of which are in Victoria and one in Malaysia. In addition to that, it has a research and teaching centre in Prato, Italy, a graduate research school in Mumbai, India and a graduate school in Suzhou, China. Also, It is a member of Australia’s Group of Eight research universities, a number of the ASAIHL. Moreover, The university is the only Australian member of the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, Universities and National Academies. The university houses the faculties of Engineering, Law, Arts, Business and Economics, Medicine, Nursing including Health Sciences, Education, Science and IT.

Address: Wellington Rd, Clayton VIC 3800, Australia

Telephone: +61 3 9902 6000

Click here for official Website of Monash University



7.University of Western Australia (UWA) –

The University of Western Australia began in 1911 by the Parliament of Western Australia. It is a public research university in the Australian state of Western Australia. UWA is the sixth oldest university in Australia and was Western Australia’s only university until the establishment of Murdoch University. It is also the biggest landowners in Australia. The university offers undergraduate courses in addition to postgraduate and doctoral level programs in various field of studies. Also, UWA features specialization courses that are additional in the curriculum of the opted programs.

Address: 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009, Australia

Telephone: (+61 8) 6488 6000

Click here for official Website of University of Western Australia


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University of Adelaide

8.The University of Adelaide –


The University of Adelaide began in the year 1874. It is the third oldest university as well as a public university in Adelaide. The University of Adelaide has four campuses three in South Australia in addition to Melbourne and Victoria. The university has five faculties with each containing constitute schools. In particular, the college offers the Faculty of Engineering, Computer, Mathematical Science, the faculty of Health including Medical Sciences, The Faculty of Arts, Professions and Sciences. Also, Adelaide University is a member of the Group of Eight and the Association of Commonwealth Universities. It offers undergraduate courses in addition to postgraduate and specialised degree programmes for students.

Address: Adelaide SA 5005, Australia

Phone: +61 8 8313 5208

Click here for official Website of The University of Adelaide


9. University of Technology Sydney (UTS)  –


Although the origin of The  University of Technology Sydney dates back to the 1870s, the university began in 1988. It is a public research university located in Sydney, Australia. furthermore, it offers over 210 postgraduate and 130 undergraduate courses across various disciplines. Courses include Architecture, Business, Built Environment, Communication, Education, Design in addition to Engineering, International Studies, Information Technology, Law, Nursing, Midwifery, Pharmacy and Science.

Address: 15 Broadway, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia

Phone: +61 2 9514 2000

Click here for official Website of University of Technology Sydney

10. The University of Newcastle, Australia (UON) –


The University of Newcastle began in 1964. Its main campus is in the Callaghan suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. UNO is an Australian public university, also known as Newcastle University. The university has six campuses, one of which is in Singapore. It also has three premises within the Newcastle City Centre. UNO is home to two main libraries called Anchmuty Library and the Huxley Library. Both UNO’s libraries consist thousands of books, e-books, magazines, Journal and research documents. The University offers postgraduate courses in addition to undergraduate courses. Overall these courses include Science, Education and Arts,  Business and Law, Engineering and Built Environment, Health and Medicine.

Address: University Dr, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000

Click here for official Website of The University of Newcastle, Australia




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