Annual report

Indicator 3.1 International ranking

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The academic reputation on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings provides an effectiveness indicator of how well the University is progressing its vision of being recognised as one of the world's top 50 global universities by 2050.

It is the most important of the six criteria used in the QS Rankings and is based on a global survey.

The table below shows that the University attained a world ranking of 108 in 2014 on the QS academic reputation survey. This result is an improvement by three places on 2013's result of 111. Nonetheless this performance was below the target ranking of 85 to 90 in the world by academic reputation.

QS World University Rankings—academic reputation, 2010 to 2014

  2010   2011   2012   2013   2014   2014
Rank 104   87   90   111   108   85–90

Source of completions: QS Top Universities