The University of Sydney has been ranked in the top 50 universities in the world for the 14th year in a row.
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.
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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 is ranked number one in Australia and 29 in the world in terms of research impact, according to the 2017 CWTS Leiden Rankings.
Ranked first in the world for sports-related subjects and best in Australia for medicine, architecture, veterinary sciences, anatomy and physiology, English language and literature.
University of Sydney graduates are the most employable in Australia and are among the top 5 most sought-after by employers worldwide, according to the latest 2017 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.