No 1 in Australia and in the World's Top Twenty!

In the 2018 QS World University Subject rankings, the School is once more ranked as first in Australia  for civil and structural engineering, and No. 16 in the world, the only Australian school in the world's top twenty.

In the 2017 Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)'s Global ranking of academic subjects, UNSW Civil Engineering is now placed as number 1 in Australia and no 11 in the world, a leap from 40th position last year and an amazing achievement.

Water Resources at UNSW is now placed at no 6 in the world, the highest ranked Australian engineering subject. Congratulations to all our water engineering academics, whose depth and breadth of expertise is now globally acknowledged.

Now in their eighth year, the QS World University Rankings by Subject is based on the expert opinion of almost 75,000 academics and more than 41,000 employers, alongside the analysis of 28.5 million research papers and over 113 million citations sourced from the Scopus/Elsevier bibliometric database.

UNSW Engineering overall has been placed by QS as No 27 in the world.

UNSW itself has a 5+star ranking with QS, based on its achievements in eight categories: Research, teaching, facilities, access & inclusivity, employability, internationalisation, specialist excellence, and innovation.

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