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University of Melbourne leads Australian university ranking for Art, Performing Arts and Design in 2018 Times Higher Rankings

The University of Melbourne has been ranked at 32 in the Times Higher Education world ranking in the Art, Performing Arts and Design category, making it the highest ranked Australian university in this category. The Universities of Sydney and Queensland follow with global rankings of 61 and 65 respectively

For those with an interest in ranking data, the full list of Australian Universities is provided below:

THE Ranking

Australian Uni


THE Ranking

Australian Uni


University of Melbourne



University of Canberra


University of Sydney


Curtin University


University of Queensland


La Trobe University


Monash University



RMIT University


University of New South Wales


Southern Cross University


University of Western Australia


Swinburne University


University of Adelaide


Western Sydney University


James Cook University


501 – 600

Australian Catholic University


Queensland University of Technology


Bond University


University of South Australia


Central Queensland University


University of Technology Sydney


Edith Cowan University


Griffith University


University of the Sunshine Coast


University of Newcastle



University of Southern Queensland


University of Wollongong



Charles Darwin University


Deakin University


Flinders University


University of Tasmania


Victoria University


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