QUT is now among the top 20 young universities in the world as reported in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2018 announced overnight.
The University rose four places from last year to be ranked 20th on the list of the world’s best universities aged 50 years or younger.
The 2018 rankings encompass 250 young universities, an increase from 200 universities in 2017.
The rankings were announced at the THE Young Universities Summit being held in Florida, which QUT Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Margaret Sheil AO is attending.
The summit celebrates the world’s top research universities founded over the past 70 years, with topics to be discussed including pioneering new methods of governance to achieve the greatest research impact, and transforming teaching practices to produce graduates most adaptable to the rapidly changing demands of industry.
For the #YoungUni rankings, we've highlighted the performance excellence of institutions that don't have centuries of history or tradition. See our full analysis here: https://t.co/70iBVzvkSa pic.twitter.com/Np18u8O8PV— TimesHigherEducation (@timeshighered) June 6, 2018
QUT’s standing also rose in the QS World University Rankings 2019, released this morning.
The University rose three points to be placed equal 244th in the world.