Top 3 percent globally

QS World University Rankings 2021

Top 300 globally

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020

Top 50 Under 50*

QS World University Rankings 2021

*Best universities in the world under 50 years old

QS University Rankings 2021

  • One of the world’s top 400 universities, placing us in the top 3% of universities worldwide 
  • Ranked #45 in the QS ‘Top 50 Under 50’ rankings
  • Among the world's top universities in 14 subject areas
  • In the top 100 for Art and Design
  • In the top 200 for Civil Engineering
  • In the top 200 for Physics and Astronomy
  • In the top 200 for Communications and Media Studies

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020

  • One of the world’s top 300 universities
  • In the top 100 for Civil Engineering
  • In the top 100 for Automation and Control
  • In the top 150 for Computer Science and Engineering
  • In the to 150 for Law

Good Universities Guide 2020

  • Awarded a 5-Star Overall Experience Rating for the second consecutive year
  • In the top 20% of universities in Australia
  • Nursing, business and teacher education study areas received 5-star ratings

CWTS Leiden Rankings 2020

These rankings are based on the proportion of a university’s papers that are in the top 1% most frequently cited:

  • Ranked #2 in the world for Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Ranked #89 in the world for Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Ranked #45 in the world for All Sciences

US News 

  • In the top 300 for US News Best Global Universities 2021
  • Ranked #69 in US News Best Global Universities for Space Science 2019

AACSB International Accreditation 2019

1Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020.
2QS University Rankings 2021
3AACSB International Accreditation 2019

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