UQ holds firm in the QS World University Rankings top 50 for five consecutive years and has once again been recognised as a global leader in research excellence. Ranking 47th globally and 5th in Australia, the University places in the top three per cent of 1300 universities.
In the CWTS Leiden Ranking released earlier this month, UQ ranked 32* in the world (P top 1%)*. The University stood out again in Life and earth sciences, ranking 12th globally in this field.
In the recently released 2021 ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS), UQ has 12 subject areas in the global top 30:
- Nursing: 5
- Biotechnology: 7
- Hospitality & Tourism Management: 9
- Food Science & Technology: 14
- Ecology: 15
- Mining & Mineral Engineering: 16
- Geography: 17
- Agricultural Sciences: 22
- Water Resources: 23
- Public Health: 24
- Metallurgical Engineering: 24
- Environmental Science & Engineering: 26
The 2021 GRAS ranks More than 1,800 top global universities in 54 subjects across Natural Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Social Sciences.
In April, Times Higher Education has released the 2021 University Impact Rankings. The ranking is an initiative to recognise universities for their social and economic impacts, based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UQ stood out in the areas of Affordable and Clean Energy and Good Health and Wellbeing.