QS World University Rankings

QS World University Rankings

9/19/14 11:00 AM

NSW Engineering has climbed six places to rank 27 in the QS World University Rankings thanks to excellence in academic and employer reputation and strong subject performances.   

In a fantastic result for the Faculty, UNSW Engineering shows significant improvement in the rankings, announced today.

Dean of Engineering, Professor Graham Davies, was thrilled with the result and said, “our success is a tribute to the efforts of the staff of this Faculty and their high quality teaching and research.” 

The results also saw UNSW reclaim its standing as one of the world’s best universities with a spot in the coveted top 50. The 2014-15 league table ranks UNSW at 48 – up from 52 last year.

UNSW also continues to climb the rankings in employer reputation, up three places to 21 in the world, and also in academic reputation, up two positions to 40. 

In individual subject areas, UNSW is also highly ranked in Social Sciences and Management (up three places to 20th in the world); Life Sciences and Medicine (up 25 places to 47); and Arts and Humanities (up eight places to 51). 

The annual rankings use six indicators to compare the world’s top 800 universities: academic and employer reputation, staff-student ratios, research citations and the proportion of international staff and students. 

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