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3 Highly-ranked Australian universities for aspiring undergrad, postgrad and doctorate students

1. University of Tasmania:
Since 1890, University of Tasmania has been a truly global institution, well-known internationally for academic excellence and has been nurturing students to discover their natural potential and talent through the pursuit of knowledge. With their diverse range of student exchange programs, degrees and learning experiences designed to shape aspiring global leaders, the graduates are equipped to take on professional challenges as expert communicators, highly regarded professionals and culturally responsible citizens in the national, local and global society.

Classified as the top 2% of the universities worldwide, University of Tasmania also offers partnerships with state government, agencies such as CSIRO and the Australian Antarctic Division, ensuring a rich, intellectual atmosphere for students with access to specialist amenities. 2018 QS World University Rankings mentioned UoT on #313 in their list and had 1,793 Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidates in 2016, out of which, 36% were international. Garnering $106 Million in research grant income (2016), UoT has more than 400 partnerships in 123+ nations around the world. Studying in Tasmania also introduces you to the local culture, world’s best produce and cuisine, exceptional natural beauty, world-class art and a rich history.

2. Monash University:
Established in 1958, Monash University is a youthful, enthusiastic, and encouraging institution that believes in quality research and education that can change the world for the better. Their researchers have known to make highly significant contributions that have brought substantial transformation to the lives of people across the globe. With total student enrolment of 73,807 (41,677 men and 32,122 women), you can pick from multiple education opportunities at MU,  including part-time study, double degrees, off-campus learning and alternative pathways.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2017–2018) listed MU on the 80th spot, and Global Employability Rankings, 2011–2015, New York Times mentioned them as "the 56th most preferred university from which to hire graduates in the world," according to the leaders of the most successful companies. The Good Universities Guide 2016 granted Monash 5 stars for research grants, staff qualifications, and student retention. Monash is also the only "Group of Eight" university that was awarded the "Triple Crown International Business Accreditation" within the Faculty of Business and Economics.

3. University of Sydney:
Known for progressive thinking, breaking stereotypes, and challenging the status quo, the University of Sydney was established by William Charles Wentworth in 1850 to provide a valuable educational path and opportunity for students of every class to evolve into productive members of the society. Leading innovation in medicine, politics and arts, their notable alumni include - Gough Whitlam (21st Prime Minister of Australia), Victor Chang (pioneer heart transplant surgeon), lawmaker Michael Kirby, journalist Mary Kostakidis, world-renowned opera singer Dame Joan Sutherland, writer Clive James, Professor Marie Bashir (former Governor of NSW), Professor Graeme Clark FRS (Inventor of the first cochlear ear implant), Dr Anna Lau (frontline in the fighting against the Ebola virus), Jeni Klugman (Director of its Human Development Report Office) and activist Charles Perkins. They've also been home to 140 Olympians and Paralympians, with the students and alumni bringing in 1 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze medals from the London 2012 games.