Top University by Category

8.9 Bond University

8.5 Australian National University

8.5 University of Notre Dame

8.5 Australian Defence Force Academy

8.2 Australian Catholic University

8.2 University of Queensland

8.2 Curtin University of Technology

8.2 Swinburne University of Technology

8.2 University of Newcastle

8.1 University of Western Australia

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7.6
University of Newcastle
Location: Newcastle, New South Wales

The University of Newcastle, or as it is known informally, UON, is a public university located in Newcastle, New South Wales. The University of Newcastle was established in 1965, and has a student body of approximately 30,300 students, including 3,500 international students who herald from over 80 countries. UON provides 84 undergraduate programs, and 96 postgraduate programs.

7.6
University of Wollongong
Location: Wollongong, New South Wales

The University of Wollongong, informally known as UOW, was founded in 1951, and is a public university. The university is situated eighty kilometres south of Sydney in the coastal city of Wollongong. UOW was originally a division of the New South Wales University of Technology which was established in 1951 in Wollongong.

7.5
University of New South Wales
Location: Sydney, New South Wales

University of New South Wales, or as it is known informally, UNSW, is a public university located in Kensington, 7km from the Sydney CBD. UNSW was founded in 1949 and has a student body of 42,360 students, including over 9,200 students who herald from over 130 different countries. This large student population is supported by 6,359 staff. UNSW offers students more than 300 undergraduate courses, and amazingly, 600 post graduate programs.

7.4
Charles Sturt University
Location: Bathurst, New South Wales

Charles Sturt University, or as it is informally known CSU, is a multi-campus university, situated in Victoria, Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales. CSU was formed on July 1, 1989 and has the distinction of being the largest non-metropolitan university in Australia, providing 496 courses.

7.3
University of New England
Location: Armidale, New South Wales

The University of New England, also known as UNE, is a public university located in Armidale, New South Wales. The University of New England was founded in 1938 as the New England University College, a branch of the University of Sydney. It became independent in 1954, and currently is home to 18,000 students. It is the first university in Australia to be established outside a capital city.

7.3
Southern Cross University
Location: East Lismore, New South Wales

Southern Cross University, or as it is informally known SCU, is a regional university located in the north coast of New South Wales. Southern Cross University was formed on 1st January 1994 as a result of the decentralization of University of New England campuses, which was formed in 1989. SCU was formed under an Act of Parliament, and since its formation has grown quickly, with a current student body of 15,000 students.

7.3
Macquarie University
Location: Sydney, New South Wales

Macquarie University, or as it is informally known, Macq Uni, is a public university located in Sydney, New South Wales. The main campus is located at Macquarie Park, 16km from the Sydney CBD. Macquarie University was established in 1964 by the New South Government. The student body at Macquarie University is diverse, with 30% of students originating from overseas, and 35% undertaking postgraduate study.

7.2
University of Sydney
Location: Sydney, New South Wales

The University of Sydney, also known informally as USYD, was established in 1850, and is the oldest university in Australia. USYD has a student population of 45,182 students, supported by 5,921 staff, making the university the second largest in Australia, behind Monash University. The University of Sydney is a member of the prestigious Australian lobby group for research intensive universities, the ‘Group of Eight.’ The University of Sydney is also a member of the Academic Consortium 21, the Worldwide Universities Network (WNN), and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU).

7.1
University of Technology, Sydney
Location: Sydney, New South Wales

The University of Technology Sydney, also known as UTS, is located in Sydney, New South Wales. UTS has the distinction of being the only university with main campuses within the CBD of Sydney. The University of Technology Sydney was established in 1988, however the origins of its antecedent institution the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, which is the oldest Mechanic’s Institute in Australia, can be traced back to the early 1870’s.

6.7
University of Western Sydney
Location: Sydney, New South Wales

The University of Western Sydney, informally known as UWS, is located in Western Sydney, New South Wales. UWS has a student population of 35,061 students, supported by 1,192 academic staff which makes UWS the 3rd largest university by student enrolment in Sydney. UWS has a number of campuses across Sydney, which total 4050 hectares.