Times Higher Education Ranking 2018

Oxford University has claimed the No. 1 spot in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018, ahead of the University of Cambridge (2nd), California Institute of Technology (=3rd) and Stanford University (=3rd).

The University of Melbourne is ranked 32nd in the world, up from 33rd last year. This result confirms the University of Mebourne’s position as Australia’s top rated university.

Swansea University has achieved its highest ever ranking in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017/2018, and now appears among the top 300 elite institutions across the globe, with a ranking between 251-300 having climbed over a hundred places in the last three years.

Heriot-Watt University has been placed in the 351-400 grouping, up from the 401-500 grouping last year. It is ranked joint 48th out of 92 in the UK compared to joint 52nd last year. It is also ranked in the top 50 universities in the world for International Outlook, based on our international staff percentage, international co-authorship and percentage of international students.