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Curtin soars into world’s top 300 universities

Yasmine Phillips


Curtin University has jumped into the world’s top 300 universities, according to the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Today’s results show Curtin has moved into the 251-300 band with an estimated world rank of 258th, an improvement on last year’s result of 301-350 and a jump of 79 places from 337th globally.

Curtin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry said she was delighted Curtin continued to improve in the highly competitive and prestigious global rankings.

“The Times Higher Education World University Rankings provide data indicating the performance of universities across the globe to help inform students, families, university colleagues, governments and industry,” Professor Terry said.

“Curtin is committed to delivering a world-class learning experience for our students and producing research that is making a real difference to people living locally, nationally and globally, so I am thrilled with the University’s latest ranking outcome.”

These global ranking results show performance improvements for Curtin across numerous indicators, with the most notable being a 33 per cent increase in the University’s research reputation.

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is the only global ranking of research-intensive universities across teaching (the learning environment); research (volume, income and reputation), international outlook (staff, students and research); citations (research influence); and industry income (knowledge transfer).

The ranking is released annually, comparing almost 1,400 universities across the globe.

For more information about The Times Higher Education World University Rankings, visit here.