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06 Australian universities in top 100 World Rankings

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For the first time, six Australian universities have made the top 100 worldwide in the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). In all, 23 Australian universities made the top 500 ranking, many improving on their best ever result. The University of Melbourne retained the highest ranking Australian university at 40 while the University of Queensland (UQ) move from […]

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Preparing to Study

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Australian academic year Generally, Australian universities have two semesters. The first is from February to June and the second from July to November. This can vary between universities. Many courses have start dates in either Semester 1 (February) or Semester 2 (July/August) and there is often an orientation week for new students in mid to […]