University of Reading in top 200 universities worldwide

The University of Reading has consolidated its top 200 worldwide position in the latest Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2016-17. This firmly places Reading in the top 1% of more than 20,000 universities around the world.

The results released today rank Reading 192nd worldwide meaning that in five of the last six years, Reading has been ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide.

Reading is also 32nd in the UK out of 91 institutions. Other highlights from the rankings include:

-Reading ranking in the top 100 universities globally for international outlook (ranked 83rd)
-Scores for research productivity and citation impact rising

The success of the Times Higher Education World University Ranking follows on from Reading achieving its second-highest ever ranking in the QS World University Rankings published earlier this month.

“As an international university, we are committed to providing world-class teaching and creating highly-skilled and competent graduates. Given the extremely competitive global market, we are pleased to be recognised as one of the top universities worldwide,” said Professor Tony Downes, Provost of the University of Reading Malaysia. “We remain ambitious in lifting the quality of education we provide and the research we conduct. We are striving to become one of the leading universities in Malaysia through our state of the art campus in EduCity, Iskandar.”

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