The 2018 QS World University Rankings, released today, placed the University at 50th in the world. The University has ranked in the top 50 every year since the QS Rankings started in 2004.
While the University’s faculty-student ratio score decreased, it earned strong scores in its reputation with employers and academics.
In fact, academics around the world viewed Sydney’s research and teaching so highly, it ranked 25 in the world in the academic reputation indicator.
Scores by indicator:
- Academic reputation (worth 40 percent of score): 99.3 percent
- Employer reputation (worth 10 percent of score): 98.3 percent
- Citations per faculty (worth 20 percent of score): 70.3 percent
- Faculty student ratio (worth 20 percent of score): 21.4 percent
- International Faculty (worth 5 percent of score): 100 percent
- International students (worth 5 percent of score): 98.1 percent
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Duncan Ivison said the rankings placed the University in the top one percent of universities in the world for yet another year.
“It’s pleasing to see our colleagues around the world regard our research and teaching so highly.”
QS ranked Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as the best university, followed by Stanford and Harvard.
The University of Sydney’s much-loved jacaranda graced the southern end of the Quadrangle for 88 years before dying in 2016. The planting of a native flame tree and a clone of the original jacaranda was celebrated in a special ceremony on July 21. Artist’s impression of the jacaranda tree and flame tree in bloom. Credit: The University...
The University of Sydney has been ranked first in the Asia-Pacific region and 18th globally in the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities for public health. Head of the University of Sydney School of Public Health, Associate Professor Joel Negin commends the achievement of the school. “This is a tremendous acknowledgement of the Sydney School...