Australia the Group of Eight
The Group of Eight (Go8 for short) is Australia’s eight top research comprehensive universities with a long history and an international reputation. It is generally recognized as the Australian version of the Ivy League and is consistently ranked in the Southern Hemisphere in the Pacific Rim, with a leading position. It also occupies nearly 70% of the education and research budget of the Australian government. In addition to the generous research results and first-class scientific research talents, the huge academic resources of Australia’s eight major allied schools have also far-reaching influence on their outstanding contributions to various fields such as politics and economics. Go8 not only have many outstanding alumni in political and business circles around the world, but it have also cultivated Many Nobel Prize winners.