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 (2016/17)[7] U.S. News (2015/16)[8] CWTS Leiden (2015)[9] CWUR (2016)[10]
Australian National University Canberra 1946 19 77 47 80 89 160
Monash University Melbourne 1958 67 101–150 74 84 189 143
University of Adelaide Adelaide 1874 113 151–200 142 184 246 319
University of Melbourne Melbourne 1853 42 44 33= 40 117 89
University of New South Wales Sydney 1949 46 101–150 78= 90 227 117
University of Queensland Brisbane 1909 46 77 60= 52 132 99
University of Sydney Sydney 1850 45 101–150 60= 51 190 95
University of Western Australia Perth 1911 98 87 125 128 310 213

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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. ^ "Australia - Countries - UniversityRankings.ch / Institutions". universityrankings.ch. Retrieved 2 August 2016. 
  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 2016-17". Times Higher Education. Retrieved 22 September 2016. 
  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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