UQ leads Australia in ranking of top-10-rated subjects

5 Apr 2017

The University of Queensland leads Australia and places 42nd globally in a new subject ranking that encompasses more than 26,000 higher education institutions.

The established Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) inaugural subject rankings highlight outstanding universities in science and social science, based on the number of research articles published in top-tier journals.

UQ has 13 subjects in the global top 10 – more than any other Australian university – and features in rank one for Biodiversity Conservation, rank two for Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism and rank three for Marine and Freshwater Biology.