In Summary

For the fourth consecutive year, Swinburne University of Technology has been named as one of the world’s top 400 universities by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Swinburne has ranked in the ARWU’s top 400 since 2012, having been in the top 500 since 2009.

Swinburne has also continued its successful ranking in the field of physics as one of the top 100 universities in the world for this discipline, having received this ranking since 2011.

Swinburne’s world-leading and internationally recognised research is reflected in recent initiatives which include:

  • a new holographic display that has the potential to project three-dimensional images that appear to ‘float’ in the air;
  • a research project that is exploring how robots can be effectively used in primary and secondary schools;
  • a comprehensive study on the worldwide phenomenon of fast radio bursts, a newly discovered astronomical phenomenon that has puzzled physicists the world over.

Earlier in 2015, Swinburne was ranked in the Times Higher Education Top 100 Under 50 for the first time, which rates the world’s top universities under the age of 50.

Swinburne has also been recognised as a university that provides strong outcomes for students, having received a five-star rating for overall graduate satisfaction by the Good Universities Guide 2015.

The ARWU ranking puts Swinburne in the top three per cent of universities in the world.

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