Australian universities climb in world rankings
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has just released their rankings for 2016.
More than 1,200 universities are actually ranked by ARWU every year and the best 500 are published. Here’s how our Australian universities stacked up—against more than 20,000 universities in the world we might add!
University of Melbourne – ranked #40 in the world and #1 in Australia
University of Queensland – ranked #55 in the world #2 in Australia
Monash University – ranked #79 in the world and #4 in Australia
University of Sydney – ranked #82 in the world #5 in Australia
James Cook University – ranked #200–301 in the world and #9–14 in Australia
Macquarie University – ranked #200–301 in the world and #9–14 in Australia
Griffith University – ranked #301–400 in the world and #15–21 in Australia
University of Newcastle – ranked #301–400 in the world and #15–21 in Australia
This places OzTREKK Australian universities among Canada’s best universities, including the University of Toronto, the University of British Columbia, McGill University, and McMaster University. There are more than 200 universities, colleges, and institutes in Australia, and OzTREKK is proud to say that our partners are in the top 25!
The ARWU was first published in June 2003 by the Center for World-Class Universities (CWCU), Graduate School of Education (formerly the Institute of Higher Education) of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and updated on an annual basis. The ranking is based on objective indicators, including quality of education, quality of faculty, research output, and per capita performance.