UOW ranked among the best engineering universities in the world
Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject shows UOW’s strengths in engineering and computer science
The University of Wollongong (UOW) has consolidated its place among the world’s leading engineering universities in the prestigious 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject for Engineering, released today (Wednesday, October 6).
In an exceptional result, UOW ranked 83rd in the world for engineering, up nine places from last year when UOW ranked 92sd in the world. The result makes UOW the 6th engineering university in Australia
UOW has also performed well in computer science, ranking among the top 300 universities in the world.
Subject rankings use the same rigorous performance metrics as global university rankings, but the methodology has been recalibrated to fit individual fields.
Rankings for Engineering highlight universities that are leading in the following disciplines: General Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Chemical Engineering.
The Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences (EIS), Principal Professor Gursel Alici, welcomed the results.
“UOW has a long standing reputation, in Australia and around the world, for excellence in engineering disciplines, and a growing reputation for high quality research and teaching in the information sciences, including computer science, “said Prof Alici.
“These excellent results can be attributed to the hard work and dedication of all Faculty staff, who can be proud of their efforts and contribution to these fantastic results.
“Our engineering and information science schools and units will continue to strive for excellence in research and teaching, and will remain committed to producing quality graduates and impactful research.”
In the overall THE World University Rankings for 2022 released on September 2, UOW ranked 221 globally (up 10 places from last year). UOW was ranked 6th in the world in THE Impact ranking this year (compared to 31 in the world last year); and jumped three places to rank 23rd in the world in THE Young Universities rankings.
THE published its rankings for physical sciences, life sciences, clinical and health, psychology on September 16, 2021. Its rankings for social sciences, business and economics, education and law will be published on October 13; the Arts and Humanities ranking on November 3.