Group of 8

Australia’s leading Universities; leading excellence, leading debate

The Group of Eight (Go8) comprises Australia’s eight leading research Universities – The University of Melbourne, The Australian National University, The University of Sydney, The University of Queensland, The University of Western Australia, The University of Adelaide, Monash University and UNSW Australia.

The Go8 was incorporated in 1999, and its Directorate is based in Canberra, Australia’s capital city. We are focussed on, and are a leader in, influencing the development and delivery of long-term sustainable national higher education and research policy, and in developing international alliances.