UOW strengthens performance in world rankings

Law and Engineering among top performers in the latest rankings by subject

UOW strengthens performance in world rankings

The University of Wollongong (UOW) School of Law has been ranked 74th and the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences has been ranked 92nd in the latest Times Higher Education World Subject Rankings 2021, released today (28 October 2020).

The rankings maintains the position of UOW’s Law and Engineering in the top 100 best performing subjects globally.

UOW Vice-Chancellor Paul Wellings CBE welcomed the rankings and said the University has come a long way and remains focused on becoming a leading research and academic institution globally.

“I congratulate all the academics and researchers for their efforts and dedication for making UOW a global success and further contributing to the University’s growth internationally,” Professor Wellings said.

“Law and Engineering, among others, are challenging as well as exciting professions to pursue that have a direct impact on our lives.

The University recently announced that from 2021 the Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) will be offered at the Sydney CBD campus. The degree is currently offered at Wollongong and South Western Sydney campuses only.

More details about the Bachelor of Law (Graduate Entry) commencing in 2021 at Sydney CBD campus can be found at https://www.uow.edu.au/business-law/schools-entities/law/courses-study-options/law-at-sydney-cbd/

The annual Times Higher Education World Subject Rankings cover 11 subject areas, giving an overview of the best places in the world to study a chosen discipline. This year, a record 1512 institutions received a place in the 2021 Subject Rankings, with 522 newly ranked this year.

The full list of UOW’s subjects in the latest rankings include:

  • Ranked 74 in Law
  • Ranked 92 in Engineering
  • Ranked 126-150 in Arts and Humanities
  • Ranked 126-150 in Physical Sciences
  • Ranked 151-175 in Education
  • Ranked 201-250 in Business and Economics
  • Ranked 201-250 in Computer Science
  • Ranked 201-250 in Life Sciences
  • Ranked 251-300 in Psychology
  • Ranked 251-300 in Social Sciences
  • Ranked 301-400 in Clinical and Health

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