Australia is a popular place for students. Their education level is high and today it’s possible to see lots of leaders graduated from Australia schools. One of the main reason Australia universities are so successful is that they are offering largest campuses and wide education tools with talented professors and academics. Every year some important sources are making researches about best universities on the world and it’s always possible to see Australian universities on it. How many worldwide famous universities are there on Australia?
There are 21 worldwide famous and successful universities in Australia as reported in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011–2012.
Most successful university of Australia on this list is University of Melbourne. University is found in 1853 and it’s the second oldest university in continent. Main campus of school is on the Parkville area of Melbourne. Also there are campuses of school in Victoria. University has a big economic wealth with $1.173 billion. Also university is a member of Australia’s “Ivy League” known as “Group of Eight”. University graduated lots of Prime ministers, Governor-General, High Court Justices and more. It’s the 37th most important university in the world now.
Australian National University is another worldwide famous university of Australia. It’s the 38th most important university of the world as the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It’s established in 1946 and known as the only university established by Federal in Australia. Main campuses of university are on the Canberra’s Acton area. It’s a member of “Group of Eight”. Most famous alumni of school are former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Bob Hawke. Also famous professors like Manning Clark and Rolf M. Zinkernagel graduated from Australian National University.
Another worldwide famous university of Australia is University of Sydney. University is located on New South Wales. University of Sydney is the oldest university in Australia history. University of Sydney is ranked as 58th most famous and successful university in the world as Times Higher Education World University Rankings. University has $829 million financial endowments. It was $1.3 billion before crisis. University of Sydney has lots of satellite campuses from the Cumberland to Great Barrier Reef.
University of Queensland is the 74th successful and famous university on Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011–2012. University is located in Queensland. University of Queensland is found in 1909. It’s a member of Australian “Group of Eight”. Oscar winner actor Geoffrey Rush and Nobel Laureate Peter Doherty graduated from this university. University has three main campuses as Gatton campus, Ipswich campus and Herston campus.
Monash University is another worldwide famous university in the Australia. It’s 117th in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011–2012. Monash University’s nearly all campuses are in Victoria. There are only one campus in Malaysia and one in Africa. Monash University was the main place for demonstrations against Vietnam in 70s. There are lots of governors graduated from Monash University.
University of New South Wales is a member of world’s biggest university research communities. University founded in 1949 and located in Kensington. University always has a special place in lists like research intensity, research grants and student demand. University of New South Wales is the 173th in the the Times Higher Education World University rankings
2011–2012. University of Western Australia is the last university on top 200 university list of world. It’s in 189th in the Times
list. University is founded in 1911 and started to accept students in 1913. It’s known as one of the most prestigious universities in continent. It has some different statues from other universities in Australia because lots of works of university is making by volunteer students.