International rankings showcase Western Sydney University’s rise

Juan Salazar 

Western Sydney University has again been named as one of the world's top 400 universities, with the release of the 2016 US News Best Global Universities Ranking.

Western Sydney University is now placed 384th in the world, rising from 507th in 2015.

In addition, the University's increasing research output saw it ranked 192nd in the world for the production of scholarly books.

The US News Global Universities Ranking provide an insight into how universities compare globally, and focus specifically on academic research and overall reputation.

The ranking measures the top 1000 institutions worldwide using 12 indicators, drawn from publications and citations, as well as a reputation survey.

Western Sydney University is now ranked in all major University global rankings, including Times Higher Education (THE), Academic World Ranking of Universities (AWRU) and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).


27 October 2016

Media Unit