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Times Higher Ed. (THES), World University Rankings [3/10/2013]
 
key, 2010+:  University rank (score);...
e.g.,  Melbourne 25 (67.4);...
 
Computer Science Education Week, 8-14 December 2014 (1st held Dec. 2009.)
2014 top 100 "Engineering & Technology" Universities:
Cambridge 5 (89.2); Melbourne 37= (62.8); U. Manchester 37= (62.8); U. Queensland 39 (62.7); U. Sydney 46= (60.4); Monash U. 48 (60.2); -- publ. [10/2014](17/10/2014).
 
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Monash (Info) Tech rank, 2004-2014
 
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Melbourne (Info) Tech rank, 2004-2014
 
24 October 2014: "Professor Richard Higgott has resigned as Murdoch University Vice-Chancellor" (Murdoch U. [www]) as the "WA Crime and Corruption Commission continues its inquiry into his conduct." (Campus Review [www]).
8 October 2014: "Australian cuts rile researchers. Political scorn on top of shrinking funds creates hostility between scientists and Tony Abbott's government. ..." -- Nature [www].
17 September 2014: The 2013/2014 'QS' overall world rankings were MIT 1, Cambridge U. =2 & Imperial Coll. London =2, Harvard 4, University Coll. London 5, Stanford U. 6, ..., ANU 25, ..., U. Melbourne 33, ..., U. Queensland 43, ..., UNSW 48, ..., Monash U. 70, -- The G., [www], [www][16/9/2014], QS [www][17/9/2014]. And in Computer Science & Inf. Sys., MIT 1, Stanford 2, CMU 3, Cambridge U. 4, ..., U. Melbourne 15, ..., ANU 17, ..., UNSW 29, ..., U. Manchester 37, U. Sydney 38, ..., U. Queensland 39, ..., Monash U. 51-100
30  July 2014, .au: "The vice-chancellor of one of Australia's top-ranked universities [Ian Young of ANU] has delivered a damning assessment of the country's tertiary education system, saying it has 'no truly outstanding universities". ... universities in Australia are largely funded by volume, rather than by quality for both education and research. ..." -- [abc][30/7].
2  June 2014, uk: "The University of Cambridge underlines its dominance by coming top of the table for the 4th year in a row and increasing the gap between itself and its ancient rival Oxford, which remains in 2nd place. St Andrews, in 3rd ..." -- The G. [www].
13  May 2014, .au, Federal Budget: "... Universities will be able to set their own tuition fees from 2016, which will inevitably allow some course costs to rise. ... also increasing student loan interest rates [which] will be allowed to rise to up to 6%, instead of being set at the the rate of inflation - currently ... 2.9%. And from July 2016, students will have to pay back their loans sooner, with repayments starting when they earn over $50,638 a year. ... Mr Hockey says Australia should aim to have at least one university in the top 20 in the world and more in the top 100. ..." -- [abc][14/5].
6  March 2014: "The five Australian universities to make it into the top 100 World Reputation Rankings list have all fallen compared to their rankings last year. ... [survey] conducted by Times Higher Education [THES] ... Monash University fell off the list altogether. ..." -- [abc].
World Reputation Rankings: 1 Harvard, ... 4 Cambridge, ... 43 Melbourne U., ... 51-60 Manchester, ... 61-70 ANU, U.Sydney, ... 81-90 U. Qld, ... 91-100 UNSW, ... -- THES [6/3/2014].
 
2013 top 100 "Engineering & Technology" Universities:
Cambridge 6 (88.8); Melbourne 32 (62.9); U. Manchester 37 (61.0); U. Queensland 43 (59.8); Monash U. 49 (58.1); U. Sydney 50 (57.6)
-- publ. [3 Oct. 2013](9/10/2013).
 
2013 "Shangai" Academic Ranking of World Universities in Computer Science: Stanford 1 (100); ... U. Oxford 17 (59.8); ... U. Cambridge 38 (51); ... U. Manchester 51-75; ... U. Melbourne 101-150; Monash U. 101-150; UNSW 101-150 ... -- [2013].
December 2013: In the 'PISA 2012' tests of 15-year old school students, Australia's mean performance was reading =14th, maths 19th, science =16th -- [www]
30 August 2013: "... 'In just one generation [1990-2012, Australian] university class sizes have almost doubled due to chronic underfunding,' [the NTEU] says. 'Now Labor and the Liberals want to cut funding even more ...' -- [abc].
The 2012/2013 'QS' overall world rankings were MIT 1, Cambridge 2, Harvard 3, ... ANU 24, ..., Manchester 32, ..., Melbourne 36, ... [www][8/2013]; & in Computer Science & Inf. Sys. MIT 1, Stanford 2, Oxford 3, CMU 4, Cambridge 5, ..., Melbourne 13, ..., ANU 21, ..., Sydney 24, U.Qld 25, ..., UNSW 29, Manchester 30, ..., Monash 45, ... [www][8/2013].
 
2012 top 50 "Engineering & Technology" Universities:
Cambridge 5 (89.4); Melbourne 25 (74.2); U. Manchester 33 (69.4); U. Queensland 38 (67.2); U. Sydney 46 (64.1)
(2012: Monash University not ranked in the top 50 for Engineering & Technology; see 2011.)
-- publ. [14 Oct. 2012](14/10/2012).
 
(December 2012: "... Australian [school] students fared poorly in international tests. ... students ranked behind students in 26 other nations. ..." -- [abc][12/12/2012].)
(November 2012: "The UK's education system is ranked sixth best in the developed world, according to a global league table published by education firm Pearson. ... 1. Finland, 2. S.Korea, 3. Hong Kong, ... 6. UK, ... 8. NZ(!), ... 10. Canada, ... 13. Australia, ..." -- [bbc][27/11/2012].)
(May 2012: The Guardian Guide to UK universities [www][21/5/2012] ranked Cambridge 1, Oxford 2, LSE 3, ... .)
(2012: The Australian Government opened its 'My University' web site [www][4/2012], including information such as gender ratio, % graduates in full time employment, % graduates in full time study, and course ratings.)
(The 2011/2012 'QS' overall world rankings were Cambridge 1, MIT 2, Yale 3, ... [www]; & in Computer Science MIT 1, Stanford 2, Cambridge 3, ..., Melbourne 19=, ..., Manchester 31, ..., IIT Bombay 50 [www][2012] (Monash not in top 50).)
 
2011 top 50 "Engineering & Technology" Universities:
Cambridge 6 (90.6); Melbourne 25 (67.4); U. Manchester 26 (67.1); U. Sydney 40 (63.4); U. Queensland 45 (58.3)
(2011: Monash University not ranked in the top 50 for Engineering & Technology; see 2010.)
-- publ. [13 Oct. 2011](25/10/2011).
 
(2011: "The University of Melbourne has topped a federal government scorecard of the quality of research in Australia's higher-education institutions. [It] is rated above world standard in 82 research fields ... Almost 80% of its research is rated above world standard. Australian National University has the next highest ... 79%, followed by the U. of Queensland, the [UNSW] and the U. of Sydney. Monash is next, with 57% of its research above world standard. ... [from the ARC's] 'Excellence in Research for Australia' report [of .au's] 41 higher-education institutions in 157 fields of research. ..." -- the Age [www][1/2/2011].) Report: [ARC / ERA / 2010 / Info&Comp (5/5 ANU; 4/5 QUT, UniMelb, UNSW & USyd; 3/5 Monash, ...) ][2/2011].
("A slump in the number of international students ... Monash ... has more international students than any other. ... Monash has just approved 359 redundancies to improve its budget forecast for [2011]. ..." -- the ABC [www][15/12/2010].)
 
2010 top 50 "Engineering & Technology" Universities:
Cambridge 6 (87.8); Melbourne 30 (64.4); U. Sydney 40 (61.6); ANU 44 (60.4)
(2010: Monash University no longer in the top 50 for Engineering & Technology, but Melbourne 36th overall and Monash 178th overall.)
-- publ. [23 Sept. 2010] (10/11/2010).
 
In 2010 the THES "overhauled the methodology" and began to use a "new rankings data provider, Thomson Reuters" -- [thes][2010].
 
 
key, to [2009]:
Univ. rank (peer score, cit./paper)
Melbourne 29 (47, 2.6);...
2009 top 50 "Engineering & Information Technology (IT)" Universities:
Cambridge 4 (77, 3.3); Melbourne 29 (47, 2.6); UNSW 33(=) (45, 2.1); U. Manchester 38= (44, 2.6); ANU 42 (42, 2.4); Monash 50(=) (37, 2.1)
-- publ. [1 October, 2009] (26/10/2009)
 
2008 top 50 "Engineering & Information Technology (IT)" Universities:
Cambridge 5 (76, 3.5); UNSW 27 (55, 2.2); Melbourne 28 (54, 2.8); ANU 36(=) (50,2.6); U. Manchester 45 (45, 2.7); Monash 47 (44, 2.1);
-- publ. [9 October, 2008] (26/10/2009)
 
2007 top 50 "Technology" Universities:
Cambridge 5 (76, 3.4); Melbourne 21 (54, 2.9); UNSW 28 (53, 2.5); ANU 39 (46, 2.4); U. Manchester 43 (44, 2.6); Monash 44 (43, 2.0);
-- publ. [November 9, 2007] (25/10/2008)
 
2006 top 100 "Technology" Universities:
Cambridge 6 (82, 2.3); Melbourne 16 (65, 2.2); UNSW 19 (83, 1.6); ANU 24 (58, 1.8); Monash 28 (55, 1.4); U. Manchester & UMIST 41= (49, 2.4);
-- publ. [October 13, 2006] (25/10/2008)
 
2005 top 100 "Technology" Universities:
Cambridge 6 (79, 5.1); UNSW 16 (60, -); Melbourne 18 (60, 4.5); Monash 24 (57, -); ANU 29 (54, -); U. Manchester & UMIST 41 (47, 3.6);
-- publ. [October 07, 2005] (25/10/2008)
 
2004 top 100 "Engineering & Information Technology" Universities:
Cambridge 8 (116, 5.1); Monash 18 (70, 2.54); Melbourne 22 (66, 4.4); UNSW 26 (62, 3.5); ANU 31 (56, 3.8); U. Manchester & UMIST 45 (43, 3.6);
-- publ. [October 07, 2005] (25/10/2008)
 
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