In Summary

For the third consecutive year, Swinburne University of Technology has been ranked in the world’s top 400 universities by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, placing Swinburne in the top three per cent of universities worldwide.

This confirms Swinburne’s place as one of Australia’s best young universities, having also been ranked by Times Higher Education for the first time this year as one of the world’s top 100 universities under the age of 50.

The Times rankings employ 13 performance indicators designed to capture a range of university activities including the learning environment, research reputation and influence, industry income and international outlook.

Swinburne’s international outlook was a standout, ranking in the top tier. This indicator measured the proportion of international staff and students at Swinburne as well as international research collaboration.

This year, Times Higher Education included 800 institutions worldwide in its ranking process, double the number included in its 2014 assessment.

Other ranking announcements for Swinburne in 2015 include: