Top Universities in Australia 2019: Students from countries across the world aspire to study in Australia. The Australian universities give a unique opportunity to international students to learn in a competitive environment. The excellent education system makes Australia among the top destinations for international students, especially those from the Asia Pacific region. Australia comes third in the world in terms of catering to international students for higher education. The first two are US and UK.
The ‘Group of Eight’ high-calibre Australian universities have remained in the World Universities Ranking 2019 league table published by Times Higher Education (THE), Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). The 'Group of Eight' comprise The Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney), University of Queensland, Monash University, The University of Western Australia, and
University of Adelaide. All except University of Adelaide feature among the 100 top universities in the world
In the QS World University Ranking 2019 league table, seven of the Group of Eight universities of Australia made it to the Top 100, with the Australian National University at the 20th position being the top-ranked university. The University of Adelaide is the only one of the Group of Eight which lies outside the top 100 and it has lost its previous years rank of 109 by 5 places and now ranks at 114. The Australian National University has also lost its previous rank of 20 by 4 places but it still ranks among the 25 top universities in the world. Apart from these two, the other six have improved their rankings or maintained their previous ranks.
In the THE ranking tables, six of the Group of Eight feature in the 100 top universities in the world. As many as 35 universities are ranked in the top universities in Australia according to the THE ranking 2019.
The ARWU rankings 2019, on the other hand, rank only 23 top universities in Australia. The ARWU ranking 2019 feature 6 universities in the 100 top universities in the world.
Careers360 brings a list of the top universities in Australia 2019 for students aspiring education opportunities in Australia. Aspiring students can go through the league tables for the world’s best universities to sort out the top universities in Australia and compare them to find the most suitable. The top universities in Australia 2019 compilation are based on the world university rankings conducted by the following agencies:
Times Higher Education
The Australian National University
The University of Melbourne
The University of Sydney
The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)
The University of Queensland
The University of Western Australia
The University of Adelaide
University of Technology Sydney
The University of Newcastle
University of Wollongong
Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
University of South Australia
University of Tasmania
James Cook University
Swinburne University of Technology
La Trobe University
Western Sydney University
Central Queensland University
University of Canberra
Charles Darwin University
Edith Cowan University
University of Southern Queensland
Australian Catholic University
Charles Sturt University
Southern Cross University
University of New England Australia
University of the Sunshine Coast
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Hello dear student,
You might get admission in colleges in Australia on the basis of your class 12th as you have passed it. You can try for the graduation degree but for which so ever University you are going to apply kindly check the eligibility criteria so that it doesn't trouble you in later stage . As every University have their own eligibility criteria.
University of Melbourne
Founded in 1861, University of Melbourne has come a long way with 15 students in the beginning to a network of nearly 16,000 alumni. There are about 4,900 international students pursuing engineering in the university. According to QS, the University of Melbourne tops the chart of best engineering colleges in Australia, and stands in the 18
position among the world's top universities. The university offers various engineering programmes like Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Computer & Information Systems, Biomedical Engineering, among others.
Aspirants applying to the university will also have access to its various research centres like the Advanced Centre for Automotive Research and Testing (ACART), Centre for Neural Engineering and Melbourne Energy Institute, to name a few.
How to apply:
For admission at the University of Melbourne, you will need to follow these steps:
Register yourself on the website, after which you will receive an ID and password
Login and enter all the required details, upload the academic transcripts along with necessary documents.
Once complete, click ‘submit’ and you will receive an e-mail from the university.
If required, aspirants will have to submit reference letters and a statement of purpose. The number of letters may vary according to the programme. Students will have to take English proficiency tests like IELTS or TOFEL
with a score of 6.5 and 79 plus, respectively.
Applicants, generally, open around August and September and the tentative closing dates are around October and March.
UG- $37,376; PG- $36,512
University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Engineering studies in Australia is incomplete without the mention of University of New South Wales(UNSW) that ranks number 21 among the top engineering colleges in the world. But its reputation as a quality engineering college doesn't just end there. According to QS, five engineering specialisations of UNSW -- civil, mechanical, chemical, electrical and computer science -- rank among the top 40 faculties in the world in their respective disciplines. What further boosts the university's image as a provider of international education is its student exchange programmes, which is spread across 145 universities in 26 countries.
To apply in one of the top engineering colleges in Australia, aspirants will have to submit their academic transcripts along with other supplemental documents like test scores of
or TOEFL. In IELTS and TOEFL, one must score minimum 6.5 in and 90 IBT, respectively. However, the scores many vary as per the programmes. Apart from test scores, applicants will have to submit letters of recommendation and a
statement of purpose
Admissions start in February and July. It is recommended that you apply at least 4 months before the new semester starts and so that you can have plenty of time to take care of the student visa and funding process.
The tuition fee for UG programme is $40,360 whereas for a PG programme it is $38,880.
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Australia is quite expensive and living expense is huge so you must have huge amounts of money before applying to universities. However, some universitites give scholarships but it does not cover all expenses.
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: If the transcripts and other relevant documents are not in English, they must be translated into English
Hope this helps!
All the best
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