New Castle

New world record for Newcastle University by achieving the highest global ranking

New Castle is experiencing its first-ever highest position in the QS World University Rankings 2024. The rankings are representative of a strong and influential position, as there is a rise of 12 places, positioning the university at the 110th rank.

Newcastle University is listed among the top 20 universities in the UK. QS analysed 1499 international institutions across nine indicators, including employer reputation, academic reputation, and citations per Faculty. Plus there are indicators like the international faculty ratio, the faculty student ratio, and the international student ratio. There are three additional headlines aligned with the higher education sector: Employability, Sustainable Education, and Academic Collaboration.

The university ranks 39th in the new Around the World Research Network indicator. This indicator assesses an institution’s International Research Partnership. Under the new sustainability Indicator, the university is at 17th position in the world. Even in the Impact Awards, they are ranked in the top 25 in the world.

Newcastle University continues to get high rankings for Employer Reputation, as it scores 87th. President at Newcastle University, Professor Chris Day made comments on the ranking. He says, “Building year on year to achieve our highest ever position is testament to the commitment of University colleagues. Our strong performance demonstrates the quality and impact of our teaching and research.”

The recent rankings of Newcastle University complement the University’s performance in REF2021. The national assessment of research performance, published in May 2022, discover that University’s research disciplines was world-class and had a significant impact on society. Moreover, the University was recently ranked 69th worldwide and 15th in the UK by the Leiden Rankings for the proportion of publications in the top 10% of their respective fields.

Chris Day adds that the strong employer engagement score supports the work. He further said that the university does to help our students develop employability skills. This demonstrates that the experience they are gaining in addition to earning a high school diploma will prepare them for success . He further says that, “I am proud that we are achieving this while embracing sustainability in all aspects of University life. As the sustainability indicator recognises how we are aligning our work with the UNSDGs in driving education.”

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