Australia’s Top Ten Universities 2020
According to the QS International Ranking, many of the Australian Universities have been placed under the list of top universities for 2020. Students from around the world visit Australia for studies and settlement. This article described the top 10 Australian Universities for international students as well as locals in 2020.
1. Australian National University
Australian National University holds the position of the top-ranked university in the whole of Australia. The university is ranked as the top university for many years, although this year, ANU has been the only university to fall in rank. Australian National University was established in 1946, and since then has become the best university in the region. It is located in Canberra and is ranked as the 29th university in the world based on QS International Ranking 2020. This university also has the highest scores of research impact and the percentage of international student indicators in Australia.
2. University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne ranked as number 38 in the QS International world ranking 2020. This university has a diverse student body ranging from locals to a high percentage of international students. The University of Melbourne is the highest ranked Australian university for both academic reputation and employer reputation. Established in 1853, this university has an enrollment range of more than 45000 students from around the world.
3. University of Sydney
The University of Sydney is the third best university in Australia to study. It is ranked at number 42 in the QS International rankings of 2020. It also is the oldest of the top three universities in Australia, as it was established in the year 1850. The university is famous for the presence of the highest number of international students. Do not wait, and apply for the University of Sydney and start an experience of a lifetime by studying and living in Australia.
4. University of New South Wales
The University of New South Wales is a founding member of the coalition of Australian research-intensive universities. Although the university has a poor faculty to student ratio, however, its ranking is based on its strong scores on the other five indicators. This university was founded in 1949 in New South Wales. It has an international ranking of 43 based on QS International world rankings 2020.
5. University of Queensland
Ranked at 47, in QS International rankings 2020, the University of Queensland is among the top universities of Australia to fall in the first 50 universities of the world. The university is located in the capital of Queensland, Brisbane. Some major inventions and discoveries have been made in this university including the vaccine for cervical cancer. The university was established in 1909 and has other campuses at Ipswich and Gatton.
6. Monash University
The Monash University ranked at number 58 in QS International Ranking 2020 is based in Melbourne. The university also has five more campuses in the state of Victoria and 2 campuses of the university are present in South Africa and Malaysia. Monash University is also among the top 50 universities for both academic and employer reputation. The University was founded in 1958 and since then stands at a stable position in terms of academics.
7. University of Western Australia
Founded in 1911 located in Perth, the University of Western Australia is ranked at 86 in QS International World Rankings. This university has the highest ranking in the proportion of international faculty member and the number of citations per faculty member, which shows the level of research being conducted in the university. The University has a student enrollment range of 25000 to 30000 students.
8. University of Adelaide
The University of Adelaide ranked at number 106 in QS International World Ranking 2020 was established in 1874. The university is known for a number of innovations in areas of research by Excellence in Research Australia (ERA). The Australian Research Council (ARC) has recognised the University of Adelaide among the top universities for research and innovation.
9. University of Technology Sydney
The University of Technology Sydney, ranked at 140 in the QS International World Ranking 2020 is among the youngest top 10 universities of Australia. Although founded in 1965, the university was established in its current form in 1988. The university has improved its global rank by 20 places within this year. The UTS is ranked within the top 100 for four of totals six ranking indicators. The University is located in New South Wales. Enrollment range of students in the university is from 40,000 to 44,999.
10. University of Newcastle
The University of Newcastle is last among the top 10 universities in Australia in 2020 by standing at the position of 207 in QS International Ranking 2020. The University of Newcastle, Australia is different from its namesake in the United Kingdom. This university was established in 1965 and has its main campus in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle. Besides the main campus, the university has six more campuses, five of which are in Australia and one is in Singapore.
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