Ƶbounds into the world’s top 30 universities

05 Jun 2024

Ƶ (ANU) has ranked 30th in the 2025 QS World University Rankings, confirming the University’s place among the best in the world.

Among Australian universities Ƶis ranked fourth.


Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) Professor Lachlan Blackhall said he was pleased to see the University jump four places in the rankings, keeping Ƶfirmly in the top two per cent of universities in the world.


“Ƶhas a proud tradition of quality and distinctive research, education activities, and impact, and our ranking reflects this,” Professor Blackhall said


“We are committed to ensuring that Ƶsets new standards in higher education through fostering an environment of academic quality and distinction, innovative research and impactful change.”


The 2025 QS World University Rankings measures universities’ performance across a number of indicators, including research and discovery, employability and graduate outcomes, learning experience, global engagement and sustainability.


Ƶhas improved in six of the nine indicators evaluated by the higher education analytics firm. This includes improvements in international research collaboration, employment outcomes, sustainability and reputation among employers.


It wasn’t just the overall rankings where Ƶhit the top 30.

Ƶrecorded a significant increase in sustainability rankings — from outside the top 100 up to 30th worldwide.


Ƶis one of the few universities across the globe to set itself ambitious targets to reach below zero emissions.


The University aims to achieve this target through actions focused on renewable energy, energy efficiency and de-gasification.


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