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UniMelb researchers rank our unis 10th in world

Australia has once more scraped into the top fifth of a global ranking. Universitas 21 – a global network of 26 tertiary institutions founded by the University of Melbourne – has placed Australia 10th out of 50 universities. The researchers, from UniMelb’s Melbourne Institute ...

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Two Aussie cities in students’ top ten

Redeeming themselves after last year’s fall, Melbourne and Sydney have placed 3rd and 9th respectively in the QS Best Student Cities Ranking. Last year, global higher education analysts QS Quacquarelli Symonds placed Melbourne 5th and Sydney 13th. Beating Melbourne were London (for the ...

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Australian universities make global MBA rankings

Three Australian universities have been placed among the world’s best for their MBA courses in the latest rankings by CEO Magazine. The CEO Magazine 2018 Global MBA rankings assess universities based on factors such as quality of faculty, international diversity, ...

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Warning to Humanity: science paper ranks #6

A paper co-authored by Dr Thomas Newsome at the University of Sydney has gone viral, and is now ranked sixth among the most-read academic publications. Following on from a document released 26 years ago, the World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: ...

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China continues ascent of university rankings

Though Singapore remains in the lead, China is clearly the star of this year’s Asia University Rankings. The world superpower claims almost one in every five places in the over 359-strong list, published by Times Higher Education. In first place ...

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Students’ most wanted: uni preferences revealed

Year 12 results are almost out, meaning NSW and ACT school students are about to discover if they’ve achieved their #goals. One of these may be to get into USYD. Australia’s first university scooped 14.84 per cent of overall preferences, per UAC figures released today. UNSW, ...

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Most employable grads ranked, again, if that even matters

China may be academically rising, but its the US that produces the most employable university graduates. That is, according to the seventh annual Times Higher Education (THE) Global University Employability Ranking. Caltech was employers’ top university pick for the second consecutive year, followed ...

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