The University of Melbourne was founded by Hugh Culling Eardley Childers in 1853. It is the second oldest university of higher education and research. It is ranked among the top universities in Australia. The University of Melbourne is dedicated to providing a practical experience more than just structured learning. Being one of the most progressive research universities, it features excellent staffs that make new discoveries and researches.
Within the premises, there are 11 separate academic institutions, which include research institutes like Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Walter and Eliza Institute of Medical Research, and Grattan Institute. The students of the university have the opportunity to learn about all subjects before choosing a particular subject of their field of interest.
Moreover, they will be under the guidance of the teachers who will not only give a basic understanding about the inside programmes but also the outside activities, providing them with a wide variety of experience and knowledge. Also, the staffs provide tuitions for the students having difficulties in studies. Student body acquires more than 48,000 where 13,000 students are from all over the world.
In addition, the campus organizes cultural activities like theatre, film, comedy and public lectures. Also, the university is affiliated with over 200 clubs and societies that involve Chess clubs, Women in Science and Engineering and Chocolate Lover’s society as well. The present Melbourne University Sports association is the successor of the previous Melbourne Sports Union. The University has participated in various sports programmes as well including National Cycling competitions. The University also established a Tennis Club for its staff and students.
The Melbourne University features an Accelerator Programme to boost up the skills of the students. The programme includes public events, workshops, feeder programmes and connection to the entrepreneurs on-stage. This programme handles big problems of medical devices and hardware, web solutions, technology and software. The accelerator programme has been mentioned in a global list of top 25 incubators produced by the University Business Incubator Index.
Established in 1850, the University of Sydney is an open research university, which is known to be among the world’s top universities. Also, it received a Royal Charter from Queen Victoria in 1858. After receiving the Royal Charter, the degrees given by the university were recognized as equal to those provided by universities in the United Kingdom. In 1938, New England University associated with the University of Sydney and later on, it became a separate university known as the University of New England. Also, few of the organizations were established within the premises, namely Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Cumberland College of Health Sciences and Guild Centre of Advanced Education.
The main campus of the university is called Camper down Campus which is located in Australia. It was constructed by Edmund Blacket in Neo-Gothic design and is known to be among the world’s most beautiful universities. The campus houses the Faculty of Science, Social Work, Pharmacy, Arts, Economics, Architecture and Veterinary Science which was newly introduced in the university.
Moreover, the campus is close to restaurants, cafes and bars, medical stores, departmental stores, general stores, and many other shops that provide basic necessities to the students. Also, Sydney is popular for its nightlife, food, and culture. The students spend a great life in this lively city. The university features undergraduate and postgraduate programs, including professional degrees, specialist degrees, and liberal studies degree. The courses are divided into various subjects, namely Art and Social Sciences, Architecture, Design and Planning, Business, Medical and Health, and Social Work and Music. Students are also provided experienced faculty members and practical exposure to the research industry. Also, the university is visited by expert professionals that help the students for a better understanding of the curriculum.
The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology usually known as RMIT University is a research university established in Melbourne, Australia. The university has got a huge campus and has international recognition for providing brilliant vocational and professional education, applied research and other things. Francis Ormond laid the foundation for the university in 1887. It initially began as a night school where courses related to technology, art, and science was offered to students. The university was granted the title of the public university in 1992.
RMIT University enrols almost 87,000 students every year, including 34,347 international onshore and offshore students. University also earns $54.1 million through their research income.
The university holds 11th rank in the whole world in the field of art and design subjects. The main campus of RMIT University is in the centre of Melbourne city and has got huge heritage value as the campus is located in the oldest section of the city. Other two campuses of the university in Australia are Bundoora Campus and Brunswick Campus. It also has two regional sites and two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Spain. Since then the campus has developed to 87 buildings.
The unique feature of RMIT University is that there are no boundary walls and the whole of the university is spread along with the six city blocks covering a huge area of about 720,000 sqm.
The strength of the alumni community of RMIT University is more than 437,000 graduates who are currently working across 130 countries.
Monash University is founded in 1958. The university is known to be the 2nd oldest university in Australia. It is a part of the Group of Eight Australia. Monash University has a number of departments like Department of Forensic Medicines, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy.
The first and largest campus of Monash University was located in Clayton city, Melbourne. The campus houses the faculties of Engineering, Law, Arts, Business and Economics, Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Education, Science and IT. The other campus of the university is Caulfield Campus which is the 2nd largest campus after Clayton. One more campus located in the university is Peninsula campus which is home to numerous faculties like Physiotherapy, Occupation Therapy, and Psychology, Health Science and Nursing. University also three more campuses Parkville CampusLaw chambers in the heart of the Melbourne’s legal precinct and 271 Collins Street especially for Bachelor of International Business students.
Monash University is home to more than 54,361 undergraduates and 28,701 post-graduate students including 27,403 international students. 109 research centres are located within the campus. Over 3,000 research articles are produced by the staff every year. Two of the most significant research achievements by the university are a discovery of Relenza (Anti-influenza drug) and the development of an anti-malaria drug.
The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading teaching and research universities. With a strong focus on teaching excellence, UQ has won more national teaching awards than any other Australian university.
UQ has three campuses in South East Queensland. Brisbane is the home of UQ’s St Lucia and Herston campuses, and the capital city of Queensland. Brisbane has a population of approximately 2.4 million and offers a relaxed and safe lifestyle, subtropical climate and vibrant culture. Brisbane is fast becoming a hub in the Asia–Pacific for business, investment, major events, and education, with World Heritage rainforests, mountain ranges, and beaches on our doorstep.
UQ ranks in the world’s top universities, as measured by several key independent rankings, including CWTS Leiden Ranking (32), Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities (40), QS World University Rankings (47), the U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings (42), Academic Ranking of World Universities (54), and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (66). According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019, UQ ranks in the top 50 in the world in 24 subjects, with two subjects in the world’s top 5 and nine in the world’s top 30, including sports-related subjects (2), mineral and mining engineering (5), environmental sciences (11), agriculture and forestry (17), education (19), nursing (21), Psychology (23), hospitality and leisure management (27) and sociology (29).
UQ’s 268,000 graduates are an engaged network of global alumni spanning more than 170 countries and include approximately 14,500 PhDs. More than 53,600 current students, including more than 18,600 postgraduate students and approximately 18,000 international students from 134 countries, currently study across UQ’s three campuses in South East Queensland in South East Queensland. UQ has six faculties, eight globally recognized research institutes and more than 100 research centres attract an interdisciplinary community of 1500 scientists, social scientists, and engineers who continue UQ’s tradition of research leadership.
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