Recently, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), an international higher education research institution, released the 2014-2015 World University Rankings.
"QS World University Rankings", "Times Higher Education World University Rankings" and "World University Academic Rankings" are jointly recognized as the world's three most influential global university rankings.
The QS World University Rankings this year interviewed more than 6.3 scholars and 2.8 employers around the world, and listed more than 3000 with the highest ranking from more than 800 universities.
The evaluation criteria include academic reputation of the institution, employer reputation, teacher-student ratio, number of citations of professors' papers, number of international students and professors, etc.
Academic prestige accounts for 40%, and the rest ranges from 5% to 20%.
The number one in the world was won by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United States for three consecutive years, and the University of Cambridge and Imperial College in the United Kingdom were tied for second place.
Australia's eight prestigious schools are in the top 100 in this ranking.
Among them, the Australian National University (The Australian National University) ranks 25th in the world and first in Australia with its outstanding academic achievements and high-quality scientific researchers;
The University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney followed closely behind with their strong strength, ranking 33rd and 37th respectively.
In the QS World University Rankings, the “seats” held by Australian universities are as follows:
No. 25 Australian National University (Australian National University)
No. 33 University of Melbourne (University of Melbourne)
No. 37 University of Sydney (University of Sydney)
No. 43 University of Queensland (University of Queensland)
No. 48 University of New South Wales (University of New South Wales)
No. 70 Monash University (Monash University)
No. 89 University of Western Australia (University of Western Australia)
No. 100 The University of Adelaide
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