27 June 2019: The University of Canberra has continued to rise to sit at number 34 in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings, released today.
The rankings list the world’s best universities aged 50 years or under, and the latest results cement the University of Canberra’s place among the world’s top 40 young universities.
Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Deep Saini, said the ranking was welcome news.
“We are delighted with the latest results from the THE Young University rankings. It is testament to the quality of our staff and their continued efforts, and we will all share in this achievement,” Professor Saini said.
“This result achieves a key objective in our Distinctive by Design strategic plan to be in the top 50 young universities in the world. It is fantastic to reach this goal three years ahead of schedule.
“To rise so quickly through rankings is a solid indication that we are progressing in the right direction and is just a fantastic recognition of the value and potential of the University of Canberra.”
The ranking is a jump of 24 places from last year’s ranking of 58, and follows a similar trajectory to the latest QS Rankings, where the University of Canberra rose 135 places to sit at number 484, the most significant improvement of any University in the world.