The 2018 Times Higher Education: Top 1000 Universities has once again ranked the University of Melbourne as number one in Australia, moving one spot up to 32nd in the world.

A total of six Australian universities ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide, with Victoria’s Monash University placed at number four in Australia in equal 80th place. Victoria University, La Trobe University, RMIT University, Deakin University and Swinburne University all ranked in the top 500 in the world.

The rankings are based on 13 indicators including teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international outlook.

The rankings are a solid endorsement of Victoria’s credentials in higher education, each year attracting thousands of international students to its institutions.

Melbourne was also once again named the World’s Most Liveable City for the seventh year in a row, reinforcing the city’s reputation as an ideal location to live and study.

Read more about Victoria’s international education sector.