University of Sydney among top 50 in global university rankings

10 November 2014

The University of Sydney has been ranked 45th in the U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings published recently, confirming the university’s place among the world’s best research and educational institutions.

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“These results reflect the teaching and research excellence the University of Sydney has consistently shown for the past 160 years. Leadership is a core value of the university, and we have produced leaders who have helped to shape and change Australia and the world,” Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence.

“We are delighted to be ranked among the top 50 in the world, and we will continue to support our staff and students by investing in quality facilities, infrastructure, and collaborative research programs.”

In its inaugural ‘Best Global Universities’ rankings, the U.S. News & World Report measures universities on the following indicators:

  • Global research reputation
  • Regional research reputation
  • Publications
  • Normalised citation impact
  • Total citations
  • Number of highly cited papers
  • Percentage of highly cited papers
  • International collaboration
  • Number of PhDs awarded
  • Number of PhDs awarded per academic staff member

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