UWA rated in top one percent in global university rankings

THE University of WA is the star turn among Australian institutions in the 2018 QS World University Rankings, being ranked at 93 in the world’s top 100 universities.

The QS World University Rankings grade universities worldwide based on performance, including academic and employer reputation, research impact and international representation.

UWA remains in the top one percent of 26,000 universities worldwide and has climbed nine places to 93, being recognised for its attractiveness as a global university to international staff and students.

UWA vice-chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater paid tribute to the hard work of staff, students and researchers.

“All Western Australians can take pride in this achievement and share in the excitement that their university is regarded as one of the best in the world,” Prof Freshwater said.

“This is testament that we are making a positive difference by educating the minds of the future, using research and innovation to help solve the problems the world faces, and supporting our communities through arts, culture and engagement.”

UWA continues to invest in its future and has recently launched an international recruitment campaign to attract 50 world-class academic staff to the university.

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