University Technology Brunei, UTB has clinched Top 400 and it is now at the 379th place in the Quacquarelli Symonds, QS World University Rankings, QSWUR. It has risen by an astounding 63 places from its first appearance in the QSWUR last year and it is a great achievement for a young university.
For the QSWUR 2020 Edition, UTB was screened and evaluated against other prestigious international institutions worldwide. A total of 1, 620 institutions from 82 countries met the criteria and qualified to be in the ranking, however, only 1001 institutions are published in the QSWUR 2020 this year. From the overall results, it shows that UTB performed among the top 36% in the QSWUR.
The results indicator also shows that UTB performed particularly well in the Faculty-Student Ratio which shows an improvement by 50 places at 108. At 77 globally, the International Faculty remains the strongest indicator for UTB. These show the University's continuous commitment towards providing high-quality teaching with international dimension. Aside from that, other major improved indicators for UTB this year include Academic Reputation, and Citations per Faculty ratio where both reported significant increase in terms of volume. In Asia, UTB is among the top 200 universities. In the 2019 edition of QS Asia University Rankings, UTB ranked at 181, the top 36% among over 500 institutions evaluated across the continent.
Source: Radio Television Brunei