SCU ranks in top 150 young universities in the world

The Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 Ranking 2016 is in, and Southern Cross University (SCU) has been named as one of the best young universities in the world.

The rankings include the best universities from across the globe that are under 50 years old, and use the same 13 performance indicators as their World University Rankings; assessing teaching, research, citations, international outlook and knowledge transfer. SCU was also ranked in the top 500 Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016.

World-class education based on research

With a focus on research, SCU has been able to develop an outstanding education platform, enabling students from across Australia and the world to further their studies.

Vice Chancellor Professor Peter Lee saidt the latest ranking in the 150 Under 50 list was testament to SCU’s dedication to higher education and leading research.

“We have developed world-class research in areas including the environmental sciences, forestry, geochemistry, nursing, zoology and oceanography,” Professor Lee said.

“We performed exceptionally well in the Excellence in Research for Australia 2015 national report, achieving the rating of ‘at world-class standard’ or above in 24 research areas and will continue to build on this success.”

Innovating a new way to learn

Committed to providing new study opportunities for students as well as innovating the way education is delivered, SCU has developed a cutting edge online postgraduate course structure, proving the university’s dedication to further education across disciplines as well as locations.

“We have introduced new courses in disciplines such as engineering and in allied health for our local students, as well as new ways of delivering postgraduate courses online,” Professor Lee said.

If you’re looking to enhance your career through further study, now is the perfect time to visit SCU Online and discover the range of online postgraduate courses available across Australia and the world.