QM makes QS top 100 for first time, beating notable Russell Group universities and placing especially high in international aspects of the survey
Queen Mary University of London has soared into the top 100 of the latest edition of the respected QS World University rankings for the first time ever, placing 98th with a score of 71.20. Up seventeen places on last years ranking of 115th, QM has climbed fifty places over the past two years, overtaking other prestigious Russell Group Universities such as the University of Exeter (161st), the University of York (120th) and the University of Cardiff (123rd). The impressive ascent is a massive achievement for both students and staff.
Professor Simon Gaskell, Principal of Queen Mary has commented on the announcement, saying: “The improvement in our ranking over the last two years is a tremendous achievement that stems from the hard work and achievements of all our staff. It is also evidence of Queen Mary’s increasingly prominent role in global academia, and a sign of our ongoing reputation as a destination for the very best students.”
QM placed especially high in international aspects of the QS survey indices, ranked as the 25th ‘most international’ university for students and 81st in the world for its international faculty with over 150 countries represented on campus. The university is ranked 19th amongst UK institutions and 10th in the UK for both research impact and staff to student ratio. Life Sciences and Medicine was QM’s highest ranked faculty placing 96th globally, whilst all other faculties; arts and humanities (130th), engineering and technology (202nd), natural science (156th) and social sciences and management (191st) in the top 250 globally.