Deakin moves up in world university rankings


Deakin University has been ranked number one in Victoria, among the top ten in Australia and number 59 in the world by the Times Higher Education’s list of the world’s top 100 universities under 50 years old.

Deakin has improved its position from 66 in 2013 to 59 in the 2014 Times Higher Education Top 100 Under 50. This ranking lists the top 100 universities under 50 years old. Deakin has also maintained its ranking of seventh Australian university overall.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander said Deakin was thrilled with the result and owed its growing success to a strong vision for the future and its wonderful staff, researchers, students, communities and partners. ‘This global recognition reflects the extraordinary achievements of Deakin in its first 40 years and it is exciting to imagine what we will achieve in the next 10, 20, and 30 years’ Professor den Hollander commented.

Deakin has also been ranked for the first time in the CWTS Leident Ranking 2014 at 284, a position that places the University 11th nationally and third in Victoria. The CWTS Leiden Ranking measures the scientific performance of 750 major universities worldwide.

Further good news for the University came from the 2013 Australian Graduate Survey results, which revealed that Deakin has the highest overall student satisfaction among Victorian universities for the fourth consecutive year.

To find out more about the Times Higher Education Top 100 Under 50, read the full article here.

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