What are the most beautiful Universities in Australia?

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While the battle may rage on between Melbourne and Sydney about which city is better, Times Higher Education has ranked Australian campuses and listed the top 10 most beautiful universities.

Of course, you shouldn’t let something like beauty determine what University to study your MBA at, however, a beautiful campus may change how long you spend on campus.

The List  Of The Top 10 Most Beautiful Universities

With representation from Tasmania, Western Australia, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales, which state wins this battle of beauty?

New South Wales

NSW has 4 of the top 10 most beautiful universities. Sydney University came in at the top spot (number 1),  UNSW in number 7, University of New England in Armidale came in at number 8 and the University of Wollongong at number 9.


Two mentions include the University of Melbourne (number 3) and Monash University (number 10).


The University of Queensland came in at number 2,  with the Cloister campus spanning three lakes, an aquatic centre, tennis court and eight athletic ovals.


At number 4, the University of Tasmania was featured in this list for their surrounding beauty and close proximity to beaches, rivers and mountains.

South Australia

The University of Adelaide comes in at number 5, being the third-oldest university and is featured for its Gothic Revival architecture.

Western Australia

The University of Western Australia comes in at number 6, with their “building in the park” design.

The Full List

  1. University of Sydney
  2. University of Queensland
  3. University of Melbourne
  4. University of Tasmania
  5. University of Adelaide
  6. University of Western Australia
  7. University of New South Wales
  8. University of New England
  9. University of Wollongong
  10. Monash University

Does yours make the cut? Let us know in the comments.

Source: Times Higher Education

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