Australia

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Canberra, Australia

Australian National University (ANU)

The Australian National University has a rich history of discovery and culture of enquiry that create an exceptional learning environment for students . Its vibrant student community includes almost 10,000 undergraduates from over 100 different countries. Established by the federal government in 1946 to lead the intellectual development of Australia through research and education of the highest international standards, ANU is one of the world’s leading centers of research and scholarship.

As Australia’s national university, ANU sets the standard in research, teaching and community engagement on issues of national and international significance. ANU students learn from distinguished academics, who are at the forefront of their respective fields, leading and shaping debate, making vital breakthroughs and extending knowledge in new directions worldwide.

Melbourne, Australia

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Deakin University

Established in the 1970s as one of the new generation of Australian universities, Deakin University is a public institution that combines a traditional focus on excellent teaching and research with a desire to seek new ways of developing and delivering courses to its 29,000 students. Deakin’s main campus is in Melbourne at Burwood, but the university has several campuses in Geelong and Warrnambool as well. Deakin has won several awards for its teaching and learning excellence -- a testament to its facilities, flexible study options and curriculum. GW students enroll in any of Deakin's four campuses and select from the wide range of coursework available.

University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne offers a dynamic, research-driven community and a wealth of cultural, institutional and recreational opportunities for social interaction, leadership and personal development.

Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is the second-oldest institution in Australia and the oldest in Victoria. It has over 35,000 students, who are supported by nearly 7,200 staff members, and is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world. The four pillars of the university are leadership, involvement, volunteerism and service-learning.

Sydney, Australia

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University of New South Wales (UNSW)

One of Australia's leading research and teaching universities, the University of New South Wales is. takes pride in the diversity and quality of its teaching programs. UNSW’s teaching gains strength and currency from its research activities and strong regional and global engagement. Established in 1949, UNSW has expanded rapidly and now has over 50,000 students, including more than 14,000 international students from over 130 different countries.

UNSW is renowned for the quality of its graduates and its commitment to new and creative approaches to education and research. Its motto, Scientia Manu et Mente (Knowledge by Hand and Mind), encapsulates the university's central philosophy of balancing the practical and the scholarly.

University of Sydney

Ivy-covered sandstone buildings reflecting a colonial heritage alongside modern structures modeling the country’s high tech and multicultural future, on a campus at the fringe of Sydney's Central Business District are architectural symbols of the University of Sydney's place in the Australia’s past and future.

Founded in 1850, the University of Sydney is Australia's oldest university and one of the original members of the prestigious Sandstones, the country’'s Ivy League equivalent). The energetic, diverse campus enrolls over 49,000 students from 134 national backgrounds, with almost 11,000 international students.

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