Some of the world’s most prominent and highly regarded universities are located in Australia. Although there are just 44 Australian universities in Australia, it is safe to assume that practically all of them are in the top 3% of the world in terms of quality, ranking, and criteria. University membership in group alliances may also be used to classify them.
The Group of Eight (Go8) is an alliance of eight institutions from Australia’s most research-intensive universities. The Go8, which was founded in 1999, places a premium on influence in the establishment and delivery of long-term sustainable national higher education and research policies, as well as the development of elite international alliances and research partnerships. This alliance includes:
The Australian Technology Network is a partnership of four universities that are recognized as a global leader in a new generation of universities focused on industrial collaboration, real-world research with real-world impact, and producing work-ready graduates who will become local thinkers in business and the community.