Study in Australia and New Zealand | Top Universities

Two of the world’s most popular study destinations, Australia and New Zealand have always appealed to international students. Indeed, who could turn down the sun and sand of Australia, or the rugged natural beauty (and penguins!) of New Zealand?

But of course these natural attractions wouldn’t be worth much if they weren't combined with excellent universities – assets in which both countries are also wealthy.

If you’re keen to study in Australia or New Zealand, click on the flags below to access our dedicated country guides, including details about top universities in Australia and New Zealand, popular student cities, and practical information about costs, applications and visa requirements. 

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Top universities in Australia and New Zealand

If you consult the 2020 edition of the QS World University Rankings®, you’ll see five Australian universities made the world’s top 50: the Australian National University (ranked joint 29th in the world), the University of Melbourne (38th), the University of Sydney (42nd), the University of New South Wales (43rd), and the University of Queensland (47th).

New Zealand also has a good selection of world-class universities, including the University of Auckland (88th) and the University of Otago (176th).

Want to study in Australia or New Zealand? Click on the country guides above for more detailed information.