Sandstone universities — an informal group of the oldest universities, occupying the top ranks among the most prestigious universities of Australia. Group is called "sandstone universities", because of the great age of their buildings and the material the first campuses were built of (sandstone). The analogues of such group of universities are the following associations: Redbrick universities and Plate Glass Universities in the UK and the Ivy League in the U.S.

Key features of these universities are their prestige and focus on research, as well as a strong theoretical base. According to statistics, students from these universities are children from wealthy families, and usually after graduation they occupy more highly paid and influential positions.

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Australia - General information
region Oceania
Capital Canberra
Language English
Currency Australian Dollar
Population 23,365,337
Students 1,046,000
Foreigner students 23.9%
Statistics - Universities
Universities in top 100 7
Universities in top 200 8
Universities in top 500 23
Universities in top 1000 33
Universities in top 5000 41
Cost of living in Australia
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 398 594
Food 225 441
Transportation 79 185
Communications and utilities 96 102
Clothing 26 97
Sports and leisure 30 104
Total 854 1,523
Accommodation in Australia USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 402
Shared room in city centre 600
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 795
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,080
Location on map

List of Sandstone Universities

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