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, including the University of Tasmania, are called the Sandstone or Brick universities.[3]

Members[edit]

Member Universities
University Location State Established World university rankings (2014/15)
QS[4] ARWU[5] THE[6]
Australian National University Canberra ACT 1946 25 74 45
Monash University Melbourne VIC 1958 69 101–150 83
The University of Adelaide Adelaide SA 1874 104 151–200 164
The University of Melbourne Melbourne VIC 1853 31 44 33
The University of New South Wales Sydney NSW 1949 52 101–150 109
The University of Queensland Brisbane QLD 1909 43 85 65
The University of Sydney Sydney NSW 1850 38 101–150 60
The University of Western Australia Perth WA 1911 84 88 157

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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). pp. 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. ^ http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2014
  5. ^ http://www.shanghairanking.com/ARWU2014.html Retrieved 18 Aug 2014
  6. ^ http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/world-university-rankings/2014-15/world-ranking

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