Many people decide to study at the best Australian Universities. The Universities are becoming more expensive than in other countries, the vast majority of the time the courses finish in less time (three years normally, unlike the four or five years that we usually study in the UK or USA). When you finish, you have the right to apply for a graduate visa (which entitles you to work without a limit of hours). In addition, Australia best universities presented in the world top ranked universities.
Because of all the above reasons, students look positively to Australia and consider it their best option to study abroad.
There are 35 Australian universities in the world ranking 2019 made by the Times Higher Education. The best thing is that you can find them dispersed throughout the country, which gives you the option to choose from Darwin in the north or Brisbane in the east, to Hobart in the south or Perth in the west, in Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney.
Here is our list of the best universities in Australia :
The University of Melbourne is the second oldest in Australia, being founded in 1853. It has 45,000 students, of which 12,000 are international, belonging to 130 different countries (speaking of multiculturalism). In its passions, you can meet Peter Doherty, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1996, as well as David Solomon and David Boger, scholars of the Royal Society, who teach and do research at the university.
The Australian National University (ANU) is located in Canberra, the capital of Australia. It started as postgraduate university in research long time ago. It has six Nobel Prize winners and even one of them (Brian Schmidt, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2011 for providing evidences that the expansion of the institution is accelerating) who was the head of the university at some point. Mr. Schmidt is the vice chancellor of the institution.
The University of Sydney is the oldest university in Australia (it was founded in 1851). It has 43,000 students and in its corridors, you can meet people from 134 different nationalities. In addition, the University of Sydney has just over 280 exchange programs with international students, with more than 30 countries around the world.
The University of Queensland or UQ as it is commonly known is located in Brisbane. It has an average of 38,000 students enrolled among which are 12,000 international students from 141 different countries (you know, it is important to make friends from all over to save on lodging when traveling).
UQ also has the largest Ph.D. group in all of Australia, with some 13,800 graduate students registered in its programs. Of course, with that level, the UQ also has celebrities among its alumni, including two Nobel laureates, two CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, an Oscar winner (Geoffrey Rush) and a recognized, talented and very cute poet, Bronwyn Lea – making it the best university in Australia.
The Monash University is located in Melbourne and is named after the military and engineer leader Sir John Monash. It was the first Australian university that carries a person’s name rather than a place’s name.
Monash has five locations in the state of Victoria and one in Malaysia. It also has a teaching and research center in Prato, Italy; and a graduate school in Jiangsu Province, China; a research school in Mumbai, India. Many famous people were students in this university, for instance the musician Nick Cave, the novelist Peter Carey and the playwright David Williamson.
The University has residences and apartments to accommodate its students. There are residences on the campus of the university for undergraduate students. The apartments offer a more independent way of life and some are off campus, so they are more suitable for graduate students and last grade courses.
We showed you a list of the best universities in Australia so now it is your turn to share with us which one would you prefer to join. Do not forget to check our top universities around the world to help you make up your choice.