The University of Western Australia has climbed seven places in the 2018 Best Global Universities rankings to be placed 88th in the world and 7th overall in Australia and New Zealand.
The results, recently announced by the independent agency U.S. News and World Report, reinforce UWA’s standing as a major global player in tertiary education.
The Best Global Universities rankings show the top tertiary educational institutions across 74 countries and help prospective students compare school options around the world.
UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater said UWA’s rise from 95th to 88th was an impressive achievement and enhances our standing as a university of international repute.
“These results confirm UWA’s reputation as one of Australia’s – and the world’s – top tertiary education institutions,” Professor Freshwater said.
“Our University is globally recognised for the quality of our teaching, the importance of our research and the success of our partnerships and it is pleasing to know that we are a leading contender for students.”
“It is testament to how the University is continuing to invest in the future to drive excellence in teaching and research and reflects how UWA is contributing on the world stage.”
The Best Global Universities rankings evaluate universities on their research performance and their ratings by members of the academic community around the world.
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