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Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

University of Melbourne ranked third in the Asia-Pacific

Once again, the University of Melbourne has proved its mettle in the world’s university ranking forum. Just recently, the university was ranked third in the Asia-Pacific, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia-Pacific Ranking 2017.

University of Melbourne ranked third in the Asia-Pacific

The University of Melbourne is ranked third in the Asia-Pacific, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia-Pacific Ranking 2017. (Photo: University of Melbourne)

Australian universities performed exceptionally well in the new ranking, which was launched to reflect the region’s growing strength in the higher education sector.

The University of Melbourne was the only university outside Asia to appear in the top five, coming in third behind the National University of Singapore and Peking University.

Acting Vice-Chancellor Margaret Sheil said that the university was pleased by this validation, within a demanding global market.

“This is a strong endorsement of the university’s dedicated and talented staff and their research and teaching output, as well as the quality of our graduates.”

The THE Asia-Pacific Ranking 2017 analysed universities across 38 nations in East Asia, Southeast Asia and Oceania. The ranking uses the same performance indicators as the THE World University Rankings, with some weightings adjusted to reflect the younger profile of some of the universities in the region.

Key areas included teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income.

About the University of Melbourne

Melbourne is a leading international university with a tradition of excellence in teaching and research. Established in 1853, it is Australia’s second oldest university, and has been ranked as the country’s top university in both worldwide and national standings.

The University of Melbourne is arguably Australia’s most reputable higher education institution with a tradition of excellence in research and teaching. Students from Canada choose Melbourne due its high ranking among the best universities in the world.

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Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

University of Sydney tops the state for graduate employability

The University of Sydney has been ranked number one in New South Wales and 49 in the world in the most recent Times Higher Education Global Employability University Rankings.

The 2016 employability rankings, released Nov. 17, 2016, are based on surveys of recruiters and managing directors at international companies across 21 countries. The results reveal which universities the respondents think are best at preparing students for the workplace.

University of Sydney tops the state for graduate employability

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Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence said the results reflected the university’s teaching excellence and quality of its global graduates.

“The results once again place us as one of the best higher learning institutions in the world and reflect the quality of our graduates, who are making a difference in communities locally, nationally and internationally.”

Dr Spence pointed to alumni such as Dr Anna Lau, who was at front line in the fight against Ebola when the highly infectious virus made its way to the United States in 2014; as well as Jack Manning Bancroft, who founded the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME) while still studying in 2005; and Gideon Silverman, who after graduating in 2009, founded two startups and is now a product manager at Google, based in San Francisco.

“With world-leading teachers, comprehensive support offerings such as mentoring programs and study workshops, and more than 300 global partnerships for exchange and workplace opportunities, our students graduate as global citizens, ready to succeed and innovate in the workplace,” Dr Spence said.

The Times Higher Education Global Employability University Rankings are published by the UK’s leading global provider of rankings and statistics on the world’s higher education sector.

The University of Sydney currently ranks 60 in the highly regarded Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

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Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Global rankings confirm Monash as leader in engineering and technology

Monash University has been named Australia’s leading university in engineering and technology by an authoritative global rankings institution.

The Times Higher Education world university subject rankings 2016/17 announced has placed Monash 45th across the globe for engineering and technology—the highest ranking of any Australian university. Monash’s 45th ranking was eight places up on its rating for engineering and technology in last year’s rankings.

Global subject rankings confirm Monash as leader in engineering and technology

Monash is #1 in Australia for engineering and technology!

Monash’s high ranking in engineering and technology was underpinned by strong outcomes in teaching, international outlook, research, citations and industry income.

Further, Monash was ranked 41st in the world by Times Higher Education in clinical, pre-clinical and health and 63rd in business and economics. A total of 980 universities were included in the rankings.

President and Vice Chancellor of Monash University Professor Margaret Gardner AO said the results were further evidence of the university’s growing international reputation for outstanding research.

“Monash offers students the opportunity to study at a world-class university that produces research with global impact, collaborates with industry to drive innovation and attracts and retains the highest calibre of research and teaching staff,” Professor Gardner said.

“It’s wonderful to see the quality of our academics recognised. I particularly congratulate Monash staff in the fields of Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health, Engineering and Technology, Business and Economics and the Physical Sciences, all of which ranked among the top 100 this year.”

The Times Higher Education subject rankings follow the recent release of a number of global university rankings, each of which placed Monash in the top 100 universities in the world.

These rankings saw Monash placed 65th in the QS World University Rankings and 74th in the Times Higher Education rankings and 79th in the Academic Ranking of World Universities. Monash was also placed 32nd in the Reuters Top 75: Asia’s Most Innovative Universities.

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Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Griffith in top 50 of world’s leading universities under 50

Griffith University is the only Queensland university to be ranked on all major university rankings*; in the top 400 globally and in the top 50 world universities under the age of 50.

The latest Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 Rankings has placed Griffith at 48, a climb of 34 places from last year’s position of 82.

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Griffith Nursing is ranked 29 in the world

This impressive rise follows last month’s QS Subject Rankings in which Griffith placed in the top 100 institutions worldwide in nine subject areas with Griffith Nursing ranked 29 in the world. Griffith scored in 37 subject areas, confirming its status as one of Australia’s most comprehensive research and teaching universities.

Vice Chancellor and President of Griffith University, Professor Ian O’Connor said the latest ranking provided further recognition of Griffith’s position as one of Australia’s leading universities.

“This is confirmation of Griffith’s growing influence as a leading institution of research and teaching excellence,” Professor O’Connor said.

“Griffith is now in the top 50 in both the Times Higher Education and QS (37) Top 50 Under 50, one of two Queensland universities to achieve this distinction.

“In addition, the university is now in the top 400 overall on all major world rankings.”

In January, Griffith University was placed 102 in a list of 800 of the world’s most international universities in the Times Higher Education rankings and second in Queensland.

In October 2015 it was named among the world’s top 300 universities in the Times Higher Education World Rankings for 2015-2016. A total of 13 performance indicators were considered for the Times HE rankings including research, citations, teaching, international outlook and industry engagement.

*The three major world rankings are the Academic Ranking of World Universities, QS World University Rankings and Times HE World University Rankings.

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The Griffith School of Nursing and Midwifery is committed to the development of nursing and midwifery practice, theory and research in positive and visionary ways. The school is also committed to the development of graduates imbued with a solution-focused philosophy who will make a positive difference in nursing, midwifery and health care. Through developing research, consultancy and continuing education opportunities, Griffith seeks to serve the nursing and midwifery professions, the health care system and the broader community.

Program: Bachelor of Nursing
Location: Logan, Brisbane, Queensland
Semester intakes: February and July
Duration: 3 years

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Monday, November 9th, 2015

University of Sydney Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health subjects rank well

The University of Sydney was placed second in Australia and 33rd globally in the Times Higher Education subject rankings for Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health. This high rank is driven by strong performance in citations and research reputation.

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This subject area encompasses the Sydney Medical School and includes significant contributions from the faculties of Science, Health Sciences, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Nursing.

The university has consistently ranked within the top 50 universities globally in Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health in the Times Higher Education rankings since 2011.

The Times Higher Education made significant changes to their methodology this year, but the University of Sydney continues to remain securely within the top 50 institutions globally.

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Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Sydney Arts and Humanities ranked number one in Australia

The University of Sydney has performed strongly in the 2015/16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings for specific subject areas, with outstanding results in Arts and Humanities and Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health.

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Subject rankings for other areas will be published over the next month.

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings were founded in 2004. The rankings measure universities across the core areas of teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

“We are delighted with yet another strong showing for the University of Sydney in these subject rankings. Our Arts and Humanities disciplines have been ranked among the best in the world over the past five years making us the clear leader in Australia,” said Professor Duncan Ivison, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research.

“The performance of our health disciplines is also impressive. Our ambition is to be the leading research and education institution in Australia and among the best in the world. These results suggest we’re on track in pursuing this vision, which is at the heart of our emerging new strategic plan.”

Arts and Humanities at the University of Sydney

The results place the University of Sydney as Australia’s top institution for Arts and Humanities and 29th globally.

This achievement was driven by excellence in research and teaching by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Since the inception of the Times Higher Education subject rankings in 2011 the university has consistently ranked within the top 30 globally in Arts and Humanities.

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Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Melbourne on the rise in global reputation rankings

The University of Melbourne remains the number one university in Australia according to the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings for 2015.

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The university has moved up two spots since 2014, and is now placed at 41 in the world.

It has remained the number one Australian university in the rankings since they were first published in 2011.

Acting Vice-Chancellor, Professor Susan Elliott, said the result was due recognition of the world-leading performance of the university’s community.

“We’re pleased to again measure up so highly against some of the best institutions in the world. These results reflect a global awareness of the university’s activity by many of our academic peers.”

“The result highlights the strong international connections staff at the university have made over an extended period of time, and is a wonderful endorsement of the significant work our staff are doing to tackle many of the global challenges facing our world today.”

The reputation-only rankings are a subsidiary of the annual THE World University Rankings, to be announced this year in late September at the University of Melbourne, as part of the THE World Academic Summit.

The reputation rankings are based on the world’s largest invitation-only survey of academic opinion, featuring more than 10,000 respondents from nearly 150 countries.

Now in its fifth year, the, conducted in partnership with Elsevier, has attracted more than 70,000 responses from senior academic figures around the world.

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Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Sydney rises in World Reputation Rankings

A rise in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings has cemented the University of Sydney’s place among the world’s best.

The University moved from 61–70 to 51–60 in the rankings, which list the world’s top 100 universities according to their reputation, as judged in an invitation-only survey of 10,500 senior academics from 142 countries.

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“Our strong position in the World Reputation Rankings reveals how highly the university is regarded on the world stage,” said Dr Michael Spence, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Sydney.

“The positive assessment we have been given by our senior colleagues around the globe is testament to the outstanding research and teaching that takes place at the University of Sydney.

“Our improved ranking is also a result of a concerted effort as part of the university’s strategic plan to ensure the University of Sydney is recognised for the excellent research our academics conduct across all 16 faculties.

“We are continuing to work across the university to verify and correct affiliation data on publications, citations and research outputs to strengthen our reputation and results in the international rankings,” Dr Spence said.

The Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings are a subsidiary of the annual Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The reputation rankings are based on the world’s largest invitation-only survey of academic opinion, which has attracted almost 70,000 responses from senior, published academics in five annual rounds.

The reputation survey also contributes 18 percent of the overall score used to determine the global university rankings, which will be released for 2015 later in the year.

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