University of Newcastle Australia's top young university
The University of Newcastle (UON) is proud to have been named Australia’s top performing, young university by two independent, global ranking systems – QS ‘Top 50 under 50’, 2014 and Times Higher Education (THE) ‘Top 100 under 50’, 2014.
UON was ranked number 1 in Australia and number 28 in the world by the latest independent THE rankings of the world’s top 100 universities under 50 years old.
This follows the University of Newcastle’s move up five places in Australia to number 1 and up 12 places in the world to 19 in the latest QS Rankings Top 50 under 50 rankings announcement.
The combined independent THE and QS rankings consistently place UON in the top three per cent of the world’s universities.
University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor, Professor Caroline McMillen, said the independent rankings were evidence of a commitment and focus across the university on research excellence and education outcomes.
“This strong result is testament to UON’s commitment and focus on education outcomes and research excellence throughout the university,” UON Vice-Chancellor Professor McMillen said.
“In just under fifty years, UON has built a remarkable track record of success by building research strengths, engaging with industry and working with outstanding international universities.”
The Times Higher Education “Top 100 under 50” ranks dynamic young universities across five performance categories: teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook.
QS use a set of six indicators to present a multi-faceted view of the relative strengths of the world’s leading universities.