Reading rises UK position in new QS World University Rankings10 June 2020
The University of Reading has gained two places to sit in 29th position among UK institutions in the 2021 QS World University Rankings.
The latest league table published on Weds 10 June sees the University of Reading ranked 205th in the world and maintains its position among the top ranked higher education establishments in the world.
Professor Robert Van De Noort, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Reading, said:
“I am pleased to see that this latest league table reflects the University of Reading’s position among the leading UK universities, and this position sets us up for delivering a top quartile position by 2025.
“Of course, the best evidence of our success comes from the example of our staff, students and graduates who are doing something about some of the biggest challenges that the world is facing, from climate change to COVID-19.
"I am immensely proud that our community is having a positive impact on the world, and we will continue to do what we can to provide an environment for all to flourish and continue that impact in the future.”
The University of Reading maintained its position from 2019 as three quarters (63) of ranked UK institutions fell in the latest QS table.
The annual league table looks at various metrics including academic reputation and citations, and international staff, and student ratios.
The latest ranking for the University of Reading has seen academic reputation (254, 2020: 255) and citations per faculty (182, 2020: 193) improve and our international faculty and student measures continue to be in the top 10% of institutions ranked in the QS table.