University of Queensland (UQ) Rankings
University of Queensland (UQ) world rankings 2018-2019 includes it being number 48 on the QS rankings number 69 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 2 on the ERA scale 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 48 on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) world ranking system which is number 5 in Australia.
THE Times World Rankings
UQ is ranked at number 69 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 74 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 2 on the domestic ERA ranking system
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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