Newcastle University Students Ranked Among the World’s Best

Posted on the 12 June 2018

Newcastle University Students Ranked Among the World’s Best

Newcastle University moves up 20 places into the top 150 in the QS World University Rankings 2019.

Professor Chris Day, Vice-Chancellor and President, said: “Our performance in the latest QS World University Rankings reflects the impact of our world-class research and our commitment to high-quality teaching and preparing outstanding graduates.

“It is especially pleasing that we have scored so highly for academic reputation, which shows that academics from around the world regard us among the best institutions in terms of research.”

“Our strong employer engagement score highlights the brilliant work done by everyone at the University in helping our students develop relevant employability skills.”

Geographic Information Science graduate, is starting employment at Arup in September, after completing a summer internship with the same company. 

He said: “Following completion of my degree, it will be great to work for a large engineering consultancy firm where I’d be able to continue using skills developed at University but also with the intention of further enhancing my Geographic Information Science and other geomatics skills.

“Newcastle University has been really helpful by running CV writing sessions and practice interviews. During the summer they helped me secure a three-week internship with Arup - a large engineering consultancy in Newcastle and I’m now joining the firm full-time after I graduate.”

This year’s edition of the QS World University Rankings features 1,011 institutions. The rankings compilers have drawn on over 1.2 million academic nominations, and nearly 200,000 employer nominations, while evaluating 4,763 institutions from 151 countries.

Sustained rankings success and TEF Gold

The strong results in the QS World University Rankings follow on the QS World University Rankings by subject, which places Newcastle University as one of the top institutions globally, featuring 28 of its subjects across all three faculties – the highest-ever number of courses for the University.

Newcastle University achieved the best possible outcome - a Gold Award - in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Based on the evidence available, this means that the TEF Panel judged that Newcastle University delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students of the highest quality found in the UK.

Recently, Newcastle University was ranked 20th in the world in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Golden Age University Rankings 2018. Evaluating 200 institutions from 44 different countries, the Golden Age University Rankings cover universities established in the two decades between 1945 and 1967. The table applies the same rigorous 13 performance indicators as the overall THE World University Rankings - with universities measured across their teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income.

Prospective students and their parents will have a chance to explore Newcastle University’s courses during the summer undergraduate Open Days, which take place on 29 and 30 June