Australian Technology Network (ATN)
The Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) brings together Australia’s 6 real-world universities focused on enterprise, impact and finding solutions to issues facing our economy and society. Their research funds are used in the fields of business, information technology, architecture, environmental protection, engineering and nursing to maintain a competitive edge in teaching and research quality. 5 ATN universities made it on the list in the latest "Top 50 under 50 QS University Rankings 2021", including The University of Technology Sydney (11th), Curtin University (17th), RMIT University (18th), Deakin University (26th), and The University of South Australia (29th) .
ATN Member Universities
Curtin University is the largest and most multicultural university in Western Australia. Curtin is renowned for its commitment to cultural diversity and international engagement. Curtin is recognized as a leading research institution within the international market. The University focuses on four main research areas: minerals and energy, ICT and emerging technologies, health, and sustainable development.
Deakin University strives to become the most progressive university in Australia, and is widely recognized by the relevance, innovation and timeliness of its disciplines and research. Excellent academic research, extensive network with industry partners and the highly praised curriculum attract students from all over the world. Deakin encourages international exchanges and welcomes more than 7,000 overseas students every year. It has four campuses in Melbourne, Geelong and other places.
Located in Melbourne, RMIT University was founded in 1887 and has cultivated many talents over the years. RMIT provides high-quality, innovative education and internationally recognized qualifications, and is world-renowned for its close relationships with the business community and its emphasis on workplace education. RMIT graduates hold key positions in a number of international fields and are highly regarded by local and international employers.
The University of Newcastle is a contemporary institution of higher education, and is known as Australia's top ten research universities for its outstanding achievements in research. Teaching and research at the university is organised into five core faculties, covering business and law, education and arts, engineering and built environment, science, and health. University of Newcastle researchers have won awards for the global impact of their work.
University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university, famous for its business, law, education, literature, social sciences, health sciences, information technology, engineering and environmental programs and has strong links with industry. The university is one of the two in Australia that has been awarded a five-star rating by the Graduate Management Association of Australia, which is one the highest honors for the MBA program in the country.
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)’s vision is to be a world-leading university of technology. UTS is known for its practice-oriented teaching programs, focus on high-impact research, and strong, enduring partnerships with industry and the professions. The strong focus on both academic and practical aspects greatly increase students' exposure to future workplace, who are employed shortly after graduation.