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] The Go8, along with the University of Tasmania, are called the Sandstone or Brick universities.[3]

Members[edit]

Member Universities
University Location State Established World University Rankings (2015)[4]
QS World (2015/16)[5] ARWU World (2015)[6] THE World (2015/16)[7] CWTS Leiden (2015)[8]
Australian National University Canberra ACT 1946 19= 77= 52 89
Monash University Melbourne VIC 1958 67 101–150 73 189
University of Adelaide Adelaide SA 1874 113= 151–200 149= 246
University of Melbourne Melbourne VIC 1853 42 44= 33 117
UNSW Australia Sydney NSW 1949 46= 101–150 82= 227
University of Queensland Brisbane QLD 1909 46= 77= 60= 132
University of Sydney Sydney NSW 1850 45 101–150 56= 190
University of Western Australia Perth WA 1911 98 87= 109 310

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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. ^ "CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015". Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 

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