The University of Newcastle, Australia

QS 2015 World Rankings Announced

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

In today's QS rankings, the University of Newcastle (UON) has held firm to be ranked again in the top three per cent of all universities worldwide, despite volatile outcomes for the sector.

The 2015 QS World University Rankings reveal the University improved its rankings across all faculty areas, rising 53 places in Arts and Humanities and 36 places in Social Science and Management.

In three analysed areas, Arts and Humanities, Engineering and Technology, and Life Sciences, UON is now ranked in the world's top 200.

The surge in the University's rankings performance across key discipline areas recognised UON's core strengths in medical, energy and engineering research, as well as the University's emerging strengths across the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Throughout its 50 years, UON has focused on producing great graduates capable of making a difference. The quality of the University's education, research and innovation, recognised today by QS, will support the University's regions and Australia to remain competitive.

Since first being compiled in 2004, the QS World University Rankings have expanded to feature more than 800 universities around the world, with more than 3,000 assessed. The top 400 universities are given individual ranking positions.

UON is ranked 256th of all universities worldwide (top 3%) by the QS World University Rankings.


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