University of Southampton rated 146th in World
The University of Southampton has made it into the top 200 universities in the world according to the Times Higher Education World Rankings 2013-2014 with an overall score of 48.9. […]
The University of Southampton has made it into the top 200 universities in the world according to the Times Higher Education World Rankings 2013-2014 with an overall score of 48.9.
The University of Southampton did best in international outlook and citations, going on to beat the Universities of Birmingham, Leicester, Liverpool and Nottingham. This however, is down on last year where the University of Southampton was at 130 with 53.6 as the overall score.
David Mendoza-Wolfson, VP Education at SUSU said:
Though obviously it’s disappointing that we’ve fallen in the THE rankings, this year I’m working closely with the University to ensure that changes are made to both innovate and improve teaching and the student experience here at Southampton. I’m confident that next year, our score will provide a better reflection of the advantages that studying at Southampton provides”.
The California Institution of Technology was first in the world with an overall score of 94.9, with the University of Oxford joint second with Harvard with 93.9 and Cambridge seventh.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014 are the only global university performance tables to judge research-led universities across all their core missions.
There are carefully calibrated performance indicators to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons, which are trusted by students, academics, university leaders, industry and governments. The five performance indicators are:
- Teaching: the learning environment (worth 30 per cent of the overall ranking score)
- Research: volume, income and reputation (worth 30 per cent)
- Citations: research influence (worth 30 per cent)
- Industry income: innovation (worth 2.5 per cent)
- International outlook: staff, students and research (worth 7.5 per cent).
For more detail and to see a break down for subjects, click here.