Special Sub-Topic: Name the Australian University
|Which one of the following is NOT an Australian university?|
University of Central Australia. The Swinburne University of Technology has 6 campuses across Melbourne and 1 in South-East Asia. ANU can be found in the capital city of Australia, Canberra. UNSW is in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales' capital city. The University of Central Australia is one that I've made up although there is a Northern Territory University in Central Australia.
|Which Australian university has campuses in Albury-Wodonga, Thurgoona, Bathurst, Wagga Wagga and Dubbo?|
Charles Sturt University. The Dubbo Campus in western New South Wales is the newest addition to Charles Sturt University. Many large universities in Australia have regional campuses that allow students in regional and rural areas to have the same access to higher education as those living in the city. The University of Albury doesn't exist, but there is a campus of Charles Sturt University in Albury on the NSW side of the border and in Wodonga on the Victoria side of the border (hence "Albury-Wodonga Campus").
|Which university was named Australian University of the Year for 1999-2000 and 2000-2001?|
University of Wollongong. The Australian University of the Year Award is granted by the Good Universities Guide as a recognition of outstanding outcomes for graduating students.
|What is the name of Australia's oldest university?|
University of Sydney. The University of Sydney was founded in 1850. ANU was established by the Australian government in 1946 as Australia's only completely research-orientated university. QUT was founded in 1989 and was an amalgamation of many technical institutes around Queensland. Located in the inner suburbs of Melbourne, RMIT was established in 1889 and now has campuses in Bundoora and Brunswick as well.
|If I am a resident of Robb College, Austin College or Mary White College, which university do I attend?|
University of New England. Located on the Northern Tablelands of NSW, UNE has 8 residential colleges. It has some very nice heritage-listed buildings and is in the beautiful town of Armidale.
|If I received the Harold Carroll Memorial Scholarship, which university would I attend?|
University of Tasmania. Among the many scholarships available at the University of Tasmania there are three Harold Carroll Memorial Scholarships for students who were educated in Davenport, Tasmania and who without a scholarship might not be able to attend a university.
|A crest with the Southern Cross on a blue background at the top and an open book on a brown and white background is the emblem of which university?|
University of Adelaide. The University of Adelaide is Australia's third oldest university.
|I have campuses in Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Ballarat and Melbourne. Who am I?|
Australian Catholic University. The University of Ballarat has campuses in Ararat, Stawell, Horsham, Mount Helen and two in Ballarat (Victoria). James Cook University has campuses in Townsville, Mackay and Cairns (Queensland). Curtin University of Technology's main campus is in Bently, near Perth, the capital city of Western Australia. It also has two regional campuses in Kalgoorlie and Northam, an additional international campus is being established in Sarawak, Malaysia.
|I have just purchased a copy of the new Macquarie Dictionary. Who is the publisher?|
Macquarie University. "The Macquarie Dictionary: An Australian Achievement" is the result of work of writers, editors, and academics based at Macquarie University. It is unique because it is the first dictionary to give a comprehensive account of the Australian version of the English language. As the foreword says: "What the Oxford is to the British and what Webster's is to the Americans, the Macquarie is to all Australians - the first book to make us independent of any outside culture when it comes to the interpretation, understanding, and use of our own language."
|"Educating professionals, professionally" is the motto of which Australian university?|
University of Canberra. Well I suppose you'd expect it to be one with a businessman's name but no, it is the University of Canberra. The mission of the Australian Maritime College is "the provision of the highest quality education, training and consulting, and the conduct of applied research of international distinction, to meet the needs of the maritime sector". Murdoch University aims "to extend knowledge, stimulate learning, and promote understanding, for the benefit of the community". Bond University is Australia's only privately owned university and prides itself on a high graduate success rate.
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