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Top 7 Universities in Australia for International Students


Australia is the 3rd most popular study abroad destination for international students after the UK and the US. With over 22,000 courses offered by 1,100 institutions, you may find it difficult to choose the right University for the chosen field. The good news is Abroad Education Consultants (AEC) can help you select the right University for the chosen program so that you achieve the best in your academic life.

37 Australian Universities are featured in QS World University Rankings 2018. To help you choose the best university for you, here is a list of top 7 Universities that are featured in top 100 Universities in the world.

1. Australian National University

Australian National University is the highest ranked University in Australia and ranked 20th in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2018 (ranked 22nd in 2017).  ANU is a national research university situated in the capital of Australia, Canberra. Established in 1946, the University has a total enrolment of 14,442 students with an excellent record for student satisfaction and graduate employability.

2. The University of Melbourne

The University is the second highest ranked university in Australia achieving 40th ranking among the top 100 universities in the world. Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is the oldest in the State of Victoria.
The University has an enrolment of 42,182 total students including around 12,000 international students. The university offers a vast range of both undergraduate and postgraduate programs maintaining high standards in education, teaching and research.

3. The University of New South Wales

UNSW Sydney (The University of New South Wales) is ranked 3rd in Australia, 1st in New South Wales and 45th in the world. Established in 1949, UNSW Sydney is an Australian public research university located in the Sydney suburb of Kensington. The University has an enrolment of 53,481 total students from over 130 countries across the globe.

4. The University of Queensland

The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading universities with an international reputation for research and higher education.

Founded in 1909, The University of Queensland is ranked 4th in Australia, 47th in the world. The university is located in Queensland’s capital city, Brisbane and enrolls more than 52,000 students every year including 15ooo international students from over 14o countries across the globe.

5. The University of Sydney

Founded in 1850, The University of Sydney is the oldest university in Australia. The University of Sydney is ranked 50 in the QS Global World ranking. Around 55,000 students are enrolled every year to follow their interests and attain recognized qualifications. Its campus is ranked in the top 10 of the world’s most beautiful universities.

6. Monash University

The Monash University, public research university in Melbourne, holds 60th position in top 100 Universities in the world. Founded in 1958, the university is one the leading Universities in Australia. The university enrolls the total of 73,807 students in 2016. This university is the second oldest university in the State of Victoria.

7. University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia is improving its position and ranked 93 in the QS World University Rankings 2018. Founded in 1911, UWA is a public research university in Perth, capital of Western Australia. The University enrolls 24000 students including 6,000 international students come from more than 100 countries across the globe.

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