Swinburne continues to rise the QS World University Rankings
Wednesday 7 June 2017
- Swinburne improves position in 2017 QS World University rankings
- Announcement follows top 100 for Art and Design
- In 2016, Swinburne ranked in the QS Top 100 Under 50
Swinburne has ranked in the top 430 universities globally, once again improving its position in the QS World University Rankings by rising another 20 places.
Of the approximate 26,000 universities worldwide, Swinburne placed in the upper 1.6 per cent of these institutions by performing in the top 43 per cent in the QS World University Rankings.
Each year the QS World University rankings consider more than 3800 universities around the world with the top 900 ranked according to six key performance indicators.
The rankings are designed to assess universities in four areas: research, teaching, employability and internationalisation.
Some of Swinburne’s recent research achievements include:
- the Swinburne led $31.3 million Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGRav)
- the development of a new type of battery – a supercapacitor that can be charged in seconds, used millions of times, and is environmentally friendly.
- A new partnership agreement with PARC, a Xerox company, to globalise the university’s strengths in data science, data driven manufacturing systems and smart structures.
In 2016, for the second consecutive year, Swinburne was ranked in the QS rankings for the world’s top universities under the age of 50.
The QS Top 100 Under 50 is a ranking of the world’s top universities under 50 years old, based on the latest QS World University Rankings.