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Group of Eight (Australian universities)

Group of Eight
Formation 1999
Type Nonprofit organisation
  • Australia

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 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Member Universities
University Location State Established World university rankings (2015)
QS (2015)[4] ARWU (2015)[5] THE (2015-2016)[6]
Australian National University Canberra ACT 1946 19= 77= 52
Monash University Melbourne VIC 1958 67 101–150 73
University of Adelaide Adelaide SA 1874 113= 151–200 149=
University of Melbourne Melbourne VIC 1853 42 44= 33
University of New South Wales Sydney NSW 1949 46= 101–150 82=
University of Queensland Brisbane QLD 1909 46= 77= 60=
University of Sydney Sydney NSW 1850 45 101–150 56=
University of Western Australia Perth WA 1911 98 87= 109

See also


  1. ^
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  5. ^ Retrieved 1 Oct 2015
  6. ^

External links

  • Group of Eight official website

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