University of Queensland (UQ) Rankings
University of Queensland (UQ) world rankings 2016-2017 includes it being number =47 on the QS rankings number 65 on Times (THE) number 55 on ARWU number 45 with US News. This contributes to UQ being the number 4 ranked Australian university overall in the world ranking systems. University of Queensland rankings within Australia include being placed at number 3= on the ERA scale (2012) and being a 5 Star AEN rated university. UQ also has a student survey satisfaction rating of 81.2% for business 90.6% for health 92.2% for arts 91.6% for science.
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World Rankings Overview
University of Queensland is the number 4 ranked Australian university overall on the world university ranking systems
QS World Rankings
UQ is ranked at number =47 on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) world ranking system which is number 4 in Australia.
THE Times World Rankings
UQ is ranked at number 65 on the Times Higher Education world university ranking system which is number 4 in Australia.
Academic Rankings World Universities (ARWU) Rankings
UQ is ranked at number 55 on the ARWU world university ranking system which is number 2 in Australia.
US News Rankings
UQ is ranked at number 45 on the US News world university ranking system which is number 3 in Australia.
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
UQ is ranked at number 99 on the CWUR Center for World University Rankings system which is number 3 in Australia.
Times Asia/Pacific Rankings
UQ is ranked at number 10 on the Times Asia/Pacific ranking system which is number 3 in Australia.
QS Graduate Employability Rankings
UQ is ranked at number 49 on the QS Graduate Employability ranking system which is number 4 in Australia.
Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) Ranking
UQ is ranked at number 3= on the domestic ERA ranking system (2012)
AEN 5 Star Ranking
UQ is rated a 5 Star university on the overall AEN 5 Star Ranking System
Graduate Survey AEN Star Ratings
Student Survey Positive Ratings
* Teach refers to the student perception of teaching quality and good teaching scale
* Skill refers to the the generic skills scale measuring student perceptions of skills development
* Exp refers to the quality of the educational experience
* Sat refers to the overall satisfaction rate at UQ
University rankings generally focus on a number of variables which are not relevant to all students. Most of the ranking systems are heavily biased towards universities with research-intensive profiles and age-related reputations. However, many universities do not have a research focus and have not had the history to develop an age-related reputation. Instead these universities might focus on vocationally-oriented studies such as teaching, nursing and other health sciences, welfare studies, design, fashion, journalism and many other career-based studies. Interested parties should therefore be aware that ranking systems generally promote well-established more traditional universities and do not give much credit to universities, especially younger universities, which might be more focused on producing job-ready graduates for a diverse range of careers.
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