1. Study in Melbourne:

Top ranked in Australia and only behind London and Tokyo in world, Melbourne is home to University of Melbourne, ranked 41st in the world, and 2nd in the Universities in Australia. Melbourne is called Australia’s capital culture with the arts, musical and cultural festivals happening all around the year.

Top Student Cities and Universities to Study in Australia

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Melbourne, Victoria



Top Universities in Melbourne:

  1. University of Melbourne

  2. Monash University

  3. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

  4. Deakin University

  5. La Trobe University

  6. Swinburne University of Technology

  7. Victoria University

2. Study in Sydney:

The best city to stay back and Work in Australia after studies, Sydney gives a tough competition to its rival, the top ranked Melbourne when it comes to  Study in Australia. It is home to University of New South Wales, which is ranked 45th in the World University Rankings. Sydney is Australia’s financial and economical hub.

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Sydney, New South Wales



Top Universities in Sydney:

  1. University of Sydney

  2. University of New South Wales (UNSW)

  3. University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)

  4. Macquarie University

  5. Western Sydney University

3. Study in Brisbane:

Brisbane is home to University if Queensland, ranked 47th in the World University Rankings. It is third largest city in Australia, and a popular tourist destination with famous Australian Beaches. The other University to look forward to would be ranked 329th in the world, Griffith University. Famous for its research output.

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Brisbane, Queensland



Top Universities in Brisbane:

  1. University of Queensland (UQ)

  2. Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

  3. Griffith University

4. Study in Canberra:

Capital of the country and home to Australia’s highest ranked University, Canberra, the planned city of Australia is favourite amongst international students for its work and fun balance and welcoming atmosphere. Royal Military College, Duntroon and the Australian Defence Force Academy are located in Canberra, too.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory



Top Universities in Canberra:

  1. Australian National University (ANU)

  2. University of Canberra

5. Study in Adelaide:

The top ranked University in Adelaide is University of Adelaide, which is 109th in the overall world ranking. The other two from the three mentioned below also feature in World’s Top 600. Adelaide is capital to South Australia, and nation’s fifth most populous city.

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Adelaide, South Australia



Top Universities in Adelaide:

  1. University of Adelaide

  2. University of South Australia

  3. Flinders University

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Perth, Western Australia

  1. University of Western Australia (UWA)
  2. Curtin University
  3. Murdoch University


Gold Coast, Queensland

  1. Griffith University
  2. Bond University
  3. Southern Cross University

These are just the seven from many places to look forward to. There are many Universities in Australia you can have a look at, and choose the program that suits you the best overall. It depends on person to person what they want when it comes to study abroad. No matter what you choose, excellent academics and career opportunities await you in Australia.

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