Below is a list of the universities Rutega liaise with. Each university logo is a link to that university's website. Contact us for more information. 

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acu logoAustralian Catholic University


The ACU has six campuses in Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield. It is a public, not-for-profit university funded by the Australian Government. Its campuses are around Australia and they staff and students of all cultures and religions. ACU brings a distinct perspective to higher education by exploring cultural, social, ethical and religious issues through the lens of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition in our teaching, research and service.

acu campusmapBy fostering and advancing knowledge in education, health, commerce, the humanities, the sciences and technology, law and the creative arts, ACU contributes to its local, national and international communities.

Our graduates will be skilled in their chosen fields, ethical in their behaviour, with a developed critical habit of mind, an appreciation of the sacred in life and a commitment to serving the common good.



Bond University logoBond University


Bond University is Australia's first private, not-for-profit University, offering a personalised academic environment that enables graduates to exceed the outer limits of their potential. With access to unparalleled academic and technological resources on Bond's world-class Gold Coast campus, students thrive in smaller study groups where eminent professors and industry-experienced lecturers know them by name.

By undertaking three semesters per year instead of the usual two, graduates finish their studies sooner. Combine this advantage with Bond's commitment to opening doors to blue chip employers and it becomes clear that students graduate with a clear competitive advantage over their public university peers.



cqu logoCentral Queensland University, or CQUniversity


cqu students 300CQUniversity Australia has a proud record of achievement and a vision to be Australia’s most engaged University. We are well known for offering the highest levels of support for international students. In fact, we have built a reputation for our dedication to diversity, consistently garnering the top 5 stars for cultural diversity (The Good Universities Guide 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013). As a CQUniversity student, you will learn from academics who are highly qualified with extensive industry experience and represent some of the best in their fields. Our teaching approach is strongly industry based and globally focused, underpinned by cutting-edge technology and infrastructure. This ensures you graduate work-ready and puts you on a strong career path.

CRICOS Provider Codes: QLD 00219C; NSW 01315F; VIC 01624D


curtin logoCurtin University, Perth, Western Australia


Professor Jeanette Hackett, Vice-Chancellor:

jeanette hacket vice chancellorI am pleased to welcome you to Curtin University of Technology. As Curtin's Vice-Chancellor, I am pleased to welcome you to Western Australia's largest and most multi-cultural university. We have a strong commitment to international engagement with Australia's third largest international student population. We maintain a campus in Sarawak, Malaysia while also conducting face-to-face teaching in a number of countries. This cultural diversity adds a rich and valuable dimension to our campus atmosphere and also prepares our graduates to live and work in an increasingly global environment.

We have a long standing commitment to indigenous education and culture and have the highest enrolment of Indigenous Australians of any university in the country. Our Centre for Aboriginal Studies is recognised as a national leader in its field and we were the first university in Australia to sign a Statement of Reconciliation.

Curtin is also fundamentally committed to providing regional education within Western Australia through campuses and education centres spread across the state including Esperance, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Karratha, Margaret River, Northam, Port Hedland and Albany. We also have a campus in Sydney.

We are widely recognised for the practical and applied nature of our courses, which equip graduates with essential skills through exposure to industry and business, and our research, which focuses on solving real world problems. This combination enables our graduates to be effective in the workplace immediately upon graduation.

As part of this approach, Curtin has always fostered successful partnerships with industry, business and government to enhance the quality of our scholarship, teaching and research. We will continue to develop existing partnerships and to establish new ones in areas relevant to our research and teaching.

Curtin is a vibrant international institution with an exciting future and I invite you to join with us as we move forward.




ecu logoEdith Cowan University (ECU), Perth, Western Australia


ecu mainbuildingEdith Cowan University (ECU) is located in the beautiful city of Perth, Western Australia. It is renowned for being a friendly, safe, and cosmopolitan city with a Mediterranean climate. ECU focuses on innovation and excellence and offers an outstanding environment for students with a combination of state-of-the-art facilities, award-winning staff and innovative and relevant courses with a practical, hands-on approach to learning.

ECUs approach to learning is based on the needs of their students and what employers say they are really looking for in graduates. So when you start your journey at ECU, you will find that they do things differently. ECU works alongside industry, balancing theory and practice, to help you hit the workplace running. ECU engages industry bodies and individual, community and government organisations to make sure their courses – and your knowledge – stay fully up to date.

ECU is one of the largest multi-campus universities in Australia offering courses from undergraduate to doctoral levels. ECU has two metropolitan campuses in Mount Lawley and Joondalup, and a regional South West campus in Bunbury, approximately 150 kilometres south of Perth. With over 23,500 students, including approximately 4,000 international students from 104 countries, ECU is a truly multi-cultural environment.



flinders logoFlinders University, Adelaide, South Australia


flinders campusFlinders University is an integral part of Australia's respected higher education system and makes an important economic and social contribution to South Australia and to the nation. Flinders has a high research profile and consistently ranks among Australia's top universities on a per capita basis for research.

Established in 1966, in a period of significant expansion of higher education in Australia, we have grown to become a model for a modern university - successful, progressive and dynamic yet still friendly and accessible.

We emphasise innovation and excellence in our educational programs and research across a wide range of disciplines. Flinders is steadily expanding its international profile and has increasing numbers of onshore and offshore students who come from over 80 countries.



griffith logoGriffith University


gu gold coastGriffith University has five campuses near Brisbane, Queensland - Gold Coast, Logan, Mt Gravott, Nathan and South Bank

Since opening its doors in 1975, Griffith University has come to be regarded as one of Australia's most innovative tertiary institutions and one of the most influential universities in the Asia-Pacific region. We were the very first university in Australia to offer degrees in Asian studies and Environmental studies to our students and we remain a pioneer in these fields. We have grown to be a large multi-campus institution with internationally recognised strengths in teaching and research. Griffith now offers more than 300 degrees across five campuses and is home to more than 43,000 students from 131 countries. Griffith is Australia’s ninth largest higher education provider.



monash logoMonash University, Melbourne, Victoria


mu 1Monash University was established in Melbourne, Australia in 1958. In little more than 50 years we have become Australia’s largest university, earning an enviable national and international reputation for research and teaching excellence. We are the youngest member of the Group of Eight, the coalition of Australia’s most prestigious research-intensive universities.

We are named after Sir John Monash, a famous Australian who contributed to almost every level of national life. Sir John had a simple philosophy: “...equip yourself for life, not merely for your own benefit, but for the benefit of the whole community.” This guides everything we do: our approach to education, our research ambitions, our people, our communities and our global initiatives.

Indeed, the concept of transformation lies at the heart of the Monash philosophy. For students, researchers and staff, that philosophy is not only about transforming their own lives but also making a difference to the lives of others.

With more than 270,000 graduates across the world, campuses in Australia, Malaysia and South Africa, an education and research centre in Italy, a joint-research academy in India, the Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School in Suzhou, China and a truly unique alliance with the University of Warwick in the UK, Monash is a global university with the ambition and ability to address momentous global challenges. Partnerships - local and global

Monash has a strong track record of long-term, successful relationships with industry, government and the community. Its partnerships and engagement programs range from close links with immediate neighbours to groundbreaking collaborations with organisations across the world. In 2012, Monash established a landmark alliance with Warwick University in the UK, aiming to redefine the very concept of a global university. A priority of the alliance is to deliver a seamless international experience for students and prepare them for life in a globally integrated labour market. The partnership will develop a range of jointly delivered degrees, with students undertaking study at both universities.

Also in 2012, Monash became the first Australian university to receive a licence to operate in China, one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing economies. Our international collaboration at Suzhou with the Southeast University (SEU) – one of China’s key national universities – will produce postgraduates and researchers with ideas to change people’s lives in the region and the world for the better.

Located in north-eastern Mumbai, The IITB Monash Research Academy is a partnership between the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) and Monash University. The institution is focused on providing innovative research outcomes for industries in India and Australia. These include petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, automotive, infrastructure, biotechnology, life sciences, IT and financial markets.



murdoch logoMurdoch University, Perth, Western Australia


murdoch peelWith a student population of over 22,000, including 3,000 international students, Murdoch is a truly multicultural university with a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and student support. Murdoch provides the ideal place to take the next step on the lifelong path of learning. Murdoch’s main South street campus is located approximately 20 minutes by car from Perth’s city centre and 10 minutes from the port city of Fremantle.



qut logoQueensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Queensland


qut building 2Based in Brisbane, Australia, QUT is a global education leader renowned for its internationally focused courses, groundbreaking research and strong links with industry. The key aim of QUT is to produce job-ready graduates with the skills and abilities to work anywhere in the world. Reflecting our global outlook, QUT has a student population of 40,000 students, and nearly 6,800 of these are international students from more than 100 countries.

QUT’s strength lies in the quality of its teaching, the employability of its graduates and the application of research for the benefit of the community. With expert lecturers and opportunities for work experience in our relevant and practical courses, you will be well equipped for your career.

Consider the following:

  • QUT is the only university in Queensland to be awarded 5 Stars for ‘Getting a job’ in the 2011 Good Universities Guide.
  • QUT has a ranking of world standard or above in more than three quarters of its research assessed under the Australian government’s Excellence in Research for Australia assessment framework.
  • QUT won more teaching awards than any other individual Australian university in the 2010 round of the prestigious Australian Awards for University Teaching.
  • QUT is the first business school in Australia to secure the prestigious ‘triple crown’ of international accreditation – US-based AACSB International, European-based EQUIS and UK-based Association of MBAs (AMBA).
  • QUT has Brisbane’s only two full service inner-city campuses.



rmit logoRMIT University (RMIT), Melbourne, Victoria


rmit citycampusRMIT University is a global university of technology and design, focused on creating solutions that transform the future for the benefit of people and their environments. RMIT is a recognised leader in architecture, building and design, creative arts, communications, engineering, information technology and global studies - offering doctoral, postgraduate, undergraduate and vocational programs.

RMIT enjoys a worldwide reputation for excellence in work-relevant education, applied and innovative research and engagement with the needs of industry and the cities in which it is located. RMIT offers doctoral, postgraduate, undergraduate and VET programs, enabling students to have the option of work-relevant pathways between vocational and higher education qualifications.

One of Australia's original educational institutions, RMIT is now the largest and most internationalised tertiary institution in Australia with a total student population of 82,179 and 3,692 staff. The University has three campuses in Melbourne, Australia - Melbourne CBD, Brunswick and Bundoora; two in Vietnam - Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City; and a centre in Barcelona, Spain.

RMIT offers programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Belgium, Spain and Germany, as well as enjoying research and industry partnerships on every continent. International centres at RMIT include the European Union Centre, Chinese Medicine Confucius Institute, Australia APEC Study Centre and United Nations Global Compact Cities Programme.



tafe nsw logoTAFE (Technical and Further Education) NSW (New South Wales), Sydney


tafe nsw building3Acknowledged as a world leader in the provision of vocational education and training, TAFE NSW has 130 campuses across New South Wales. It is the largest provider of technical and further education in Australia and one of the largest in the world.

Many TAFE NSW courses provide pathways to undergraduate degree programmes at Australian universities. A range of nationally recognised qualification including Certificates I to IV, Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, Graduate Certificates and Graduate Diplomas are offered. These qualifications measure up to rigorous national standards and ensure that employers and training organisations throughout Australia understand what a particular qualification means, what you’ve learnt and what your skills are.



tafe wa logoTAFE (Technical and Further Education) WA (Western Australia), Perth


tafe wa perthFor over 20 years, Education and Training International (ETI) has assisted international students obtain valuable qualifications, skills and experience so they can continue on into employment or further study at university. TAFE stands for "Technical and Further Education" and is a network of government-owned higher education institutes located across Perth and Western Australia. TAFE Western Australia has over 100,000 Australian and 4000 international students studying a wide range of certificates, diplomas and associate degrees.

In Australia, more people study at TAFE than university. This is because TAFE courses are shorter, more practical, less expensive and closely linked to industry. Many courses also include an on the job work experience component which ensures the student gains the practical skills and industry knowledge that employers are looking for.

CRICOS 00020G/01723A


ua logoUniversity of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia


ua bonyton hallSince its establishment in 1874, the University of Adelaide has developed a reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research. Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide, the University is associated with five Nobel Prize winners, has produced 105 Rhodes Scholars and 116 Fulbright Scholars. The University is also a member of the Group of Eight—Australia’s leading research-intensive universities. From the start, the University of Adelaide has been one of Australia’s most progressive institutions.

With over 3,000 staff, the University is well equipped to provide our 25,000+ students with not only a broad range of programs and student support services, but importantly, personal interaction with teaching staff. At the University of Adelaide we are committed to developing quality graduates, recognised internationally for their leadership, creativity and ability to influence positive change.



uc logoUniversity of Canberra (UC), Australian Capital Territory


uc cooper lodgeThe professional education the University of Canberra delivers focuses on equipping students with skills to hit the ground running in their careers. They are among the most sought after graduates in the country with the University consistently awarded a maximum five star rating for ‘getting a job’ in the Good Universities Guide. There are currently 14,000 students representing 100 countries studying at the University of Canberra.

The University places a strong emphasis on ‘work-integrated learning’, which gives students an experience of life in the workplace before they graduate. In addition to internships off campus, the University has its own working health clinic where students can give supervised treatment to real patients.

uc campus01Future campus development will see a new public hospital, a GP super clinic and a sport hub, housing the Brumbies Super Rugby team, built on campus. These facilities will be integrated into teaching and research – and provide new avenues for the University to serve its community.

The University’s researchers deliver breakthroughs that help solve real-world problems.

uc campus03In addition to research within and between faculties, there are three ‘university research centres’, which are leaders in their fields: the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM); the Institute for Applied Ecology and the Australia New Zealand School of Government Institute for Governance (ANZSIG).

Other areas of research expertise include sport, forensic science, health, biometrics, planning, communication and education.



unsw logoUniversity of New South Wales, Newcastle, New South Wales


unsw campus06Welcome to the University of New South Wales, one of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities. At UNSW we take pride in the broad range and high quality of our teaching programmes. Our teaching gains strength and currency from our research activities, strong industry links and our international nature; UNSW has a strong regional and global engagement.

unsw campus01In developing new ideas and promoting lasting knowledge we are creating an academic environment where outstanding students and scholars from around the world can be inspired to excel in their programmes of study and research. Partnerships with both local and global communities allow UNSW to share knowledge, debate and research outcomes. UNSW’s public events include concert performances, open days and public forums on issues such as the environment, healthcare and global politics.



uon logoUniversity of Newcastle (UON), Newcastle, New South Wales


uon campus02The University of Newcastle is committed to the highest possible standards in teaching, learning and research. Our high academic standards, superb recreational facilities, natural surroundings, award-winning buildings and excellent access to the latest technology are all part of the reason why students choose to study at the University of Newcastle.

The University of Newcastle is recognised nationally and internationally for excellence in key areas, including engineering and research performance. We are committed to the pursuit of quality and strive to further improve our results in all aspects of higher education.



uq logoUniversity of Queensland (UQ), Brisbane, Queensland


uq stlucia Ranked among the top 100 universities in the world* The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s most highly ranked and awarded learning and research institutions. With a student population of more than 46,800 students, one in every four students is an international student. This multicultural student population will allow you to gain exposure to a range of cultures and networks.

The University’s outstanding 200,000-plus alumni include a Nobel laureate, the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, an Academy Award winner, and leaders in government, law, science, public service and the arts.

UQ is a founding member of the national Group of Eight, a leading group of Australian universities that conducts a significant portion of all university research in Australia, as well as one of only three Australian universities member of the global Universitas 21, an alliance allowing UQ to offer students with unique opportunities to participate in student exchanges and events throughout the world.

Through this alliance, UQ students have participated in events such as the Summer School program in Mexico, Undergraduate Research Conference in Japan and the Social Entrepreneurship program in Guatemala.

In the 2013 edition of the Good University Guide, UQ was awarded five-star ratings for positive graduate outcomes, student demand, research grants and staff qualifications. UQ also has achieved a Five Star Plus rating for excellence in teaching and research quality, infrastructure and graduate employability - the highest rating given to a university by QS Stars.

*QS World University Rankings 2012



us logoUniversity of Sydney


us campus01The University of Sydney, founded in 1850, is Australia's first university, and has an international reputation for outstanding teaching, as a centre of research excellence and as an active and engaged community leader. The University of Sydney continues to rise in global rankings, confirming its place within the top 40 universities in the world.

The University's humanities teaching and research was ranked fifth best in the world in the UK's Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) World University Rankings published in October 2006.

The University as a whole was ranked 35th in the world in the same league table.
In the Newsweek global 100 for 2006, the University of Sydney was one of two Australian universities placed in the top 50 in the world.



uwa logoUniversity of Western Australia (UWA), Perth, Western Australia


uwa campus01Established in 1911, the University’s ground-breaking research, quality academic staff and state-of-the-art facilities combine to offer a vibrant student experience. As Western Australia’s premier university, the University of Western Australia (UWA) was equal first overall in Australia based on key measures in the Good Universities Guide 2014 including student demand, graduate outcomes, graduate starting salaries, getting a full-time job, research intensivity and research grants.

UWA ranks 91st in the world in the highly respected Shanghai-Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities.

UWA is the only Western Australia university to belong to the Group of Eight - a coalition of the top research universities in Australia – and it is one of only Australian members of the Worldwide Universities Network, a partnership of 18 research-led universities from Europe, Africa, the Americas and the Asia-Pacific. The University is also a foundation member of the Matariki Network of high quality, research-intensive universities with a particular focus on student experience.



wsu_sccWestern Sidney University (WSU), Sydney, Australia


wsu_scc-student1 Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus gives students the opportunity to study a Bachelor or Postgraduate Degree in the heart of Sydney City. Ranked amongst the top three per cent of universities in the world, Western Sydney is the right place for students to start if they are driven to succeed. Sydney City Campus offers students a choice of degrees in business, communication, engineering, IT and health disciplines.


  • Start in February, June or October
  • Fast-track your degree – finish a bachelor degree in 2 years instead of 3
  • Industry related internship opportunities available
  • Brand new, high-tech campus in the centre of Sydney city
  • Complete a diploma program at SIBT and go directly into second year of a university degree