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Bond University
Location: Robina, Queensland

Bond University is the first private university established in Australia in 1987. Bond’s main campus is situated in Robina, Gold Coast Queensland, on a picturesque 49.86 hectares. Bond is unique to other Australian universities as it schedules three semesters each year, starting in January, May, and September. This tri-semester course structure allows a three year degree to be completed in two years without increasing semester workloads.osed of international students from over 80 countries

University of Queensland
Location: Brisbane, Queensland

The University of Queensland, also known informally as UQ was founded in 1909, over 100 years ago, and is the oldest university in Queensland, and fifth in Australia. The university is a public university, and is located in Brisbane. The main campus, St Lucia, is located in the southwest of the Brisbane CBD.  The University of Queensland is a member of the prestigious Australian lobby group ‘Group of Eight’, and the Universitas 21, which is an international network of universities dedicated to research. The university is also colloquially known as a ‘sandstone’ university due to its age, and its membership in the G8.

Swinburne University of Technology
Location: Hawthorn, Victoria

Swinburne University of Technology, informally known simply as Swinburne, was founded in 1908. The university is a public university located in Melbourne, Victoria, and has six campuses in Victoria, and one in Malaysia. Swinburne’s main campus is located in the inner Melbourne suburb of Hawthorn.

University of Melbourne
Location: Melbourne, Victoria

The University of Melbourne or Melbourne Uni as it is informally known, was founded in 1853 and is Australia’s second oldest university. The university is a public university situated in Melbourne, Victoria, with its main campus located in Parkville, north of the Melbourne CBD. The university has a number of other campuses across Victoria.

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.

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Location: Melbourne, Victoria

The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, also known by the acronym RMIT, is a public university and vocational education provider situated in Melbourne Victoria. The university was founded in 1887 by philanthropist and grazier The Hon. Francis Ormond, making the university the 7th oldest in Australia, and the 3rd oldest higher education institution in Victoria. RMIT has two key branches, RMIT University, which encompasses RMIT TAFE, and RMIT International University.

University of Western Australia
Location: Perth, Western Australia

The University of Western Australia, informally known as UWA is a public university located in Western Australia. The university was founded in 1911 by the University of Western Australia Act, and is the oldest university in Western Australia. It is a member of the prestigious Australian lobby group ‘Group of Eight’, and due to its age and its membership in the G8, it is known colloquially as a sandstone university.

Edith Cowan University
Location: Perth, Western Australia

Edith Cowan University, informally known as ECU is a public university located in Perth in Western Australia. The university has the distinction of being the only Australian university names after a woman, Edith Dircksey Cowan, who was the first women elected into a parliament in Australia.

Australian National University
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

The Australian National University, informally known as ANU, was established by an Act of Parliament on 1st August 1946. The university is a public university and was founded with the legislated purpose of promoting and conducting research in Australia. Australian National University is located in Australia’s capital city, Canberra.

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.