University of Western Australia (UWA) Rankings
University of Western Australia (UWA) world rankings includes it being number =93 on the QS rankings number 125 on Times (THE) number 96 on ARWU number 95= with US News. This contributes to UWA being the number 7 ranked Australian university overall in the world ranking systems. University of Western Australia rankings within Australia include being placed at number 6 on the ERA scale (2012) and being a 4 1/2 Star AEN rated university. UWA also has a student survey satisfaction rating of 81% for business 91.4% for health 94.1% for arts 85.6% for science.
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World Rankings Overview
University of Western Australia is the number 7 ranked Australian university overall on the world university ranking systems
QS World Rankings
UWA is ranked at number =93 on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) world ranking system which is number 7 in Australia.
THE Times World Rankings
UWA is ranked at number 125 on the Times Higher Education world university ranking system which is number 7 in Australia.
Academic Rankings World Universities (ARWU) Rankings
UWA is ranked at number 96 on the ARWU world university ranking system which is number 6 in Australia.
US News Rankings
UWA is ranked at number 95= on the US News world university ranking system which is number 7 in Australia.
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
UWA is ranked at number 213 on the CWUR Center for World University Rankings system which is number 7 in Australia.
Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) Ranking
UWA is ranked at number 6 on the domestic ERA ranking system (2012)
AEN 5 Star Ranking
UWA is rated a 4 1/2 Star university on the AEN 5 Star ranking system
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 UWA
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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