Group of Eight (Australian universities)

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Group of Eight
Group of Eight logo 2014.png
Formation 1999
Type Nonprofit organisation
Location
  • Australia
Membership
8
Website go8.edu.au

The Group of Eight (Go8) is a coalition of research-intensive Australian universities.[1] The Go8 universities are some of the largest and the oldest universities in Australia.[2] Several Go8 universities, along with the University of Tasmania, are called the Sandstone or Brick universities.[3]

Members[edit]

Member Universities
University Location Established World University Rankings (2015)[4]
QS World (2015/16)[5] ARWU World (2015)[6] THE World (2015/16)[7] U.S. News (2015/16)[8] CWTS Leiden (2015)[9] CWUR (2016)[10]
Australian National University Canberra 1946 19= 77= 52 80 89 160
Monash University Melbourne 1958 67 101–150 73 84 189 143
University of Adelaide Adelaide 1874 113= 151–200 149= 184 246 319
University of Melbourne Melbourne 1853 42 44= 33 40 117 89
University of New South Wales Sydney 1949 46= 101–150 82= 90 227 117
University of Queensland Brisbane 1909 46= 77= 60= 52 132 99
University of Sydney Sydney 1850 45 101–150 56= 51 190 95
University of Western Australia Perth 1911 98 87= 109 128 310 213

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Williams, R; Van Dyke, N (2007). "Measuring the international standing of universities with an application to Australian universities". Higher Education 53 (6): 819–841. 
  2. ^ Neumann, R (2002). "Diversity, doctoral education and policy." Higher Education Research and Development" 21 (2): 167–178. 
  3. ^ Williams, R (2010). "Research Output of Australian Universities: Are the Newer Institutions Catching up?". Australian Universities' Review 52 (1): 32–36. 
  4. ^ University Rankings: Australia
  5. ^ "QS World University Rankings 2015/16". Quacquarelli Symonds. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "Academic Ranking of World Universities - 2015". Shanghai Ranking Consultancy. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "World University Rankings 2015-16". Times Higher Education. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  8. ^ "Top World University Rankings | US News Best Global Universities". www.usnews.com. Retrieved 2016-05-18. 
  9. ^ "CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015". Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  10. ^ "CWUR 2016 | Top 1000 Universities in the World". cwur.org. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 

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