Times Higher Education World University Rankings 

The Thomson Reuters Times Higher Education World University Rankings is a global university performance table that judges world class universities across teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

This data shows that Charles Darwin University is located in the top 301-350 category, an increase on its ranking in the 351-400 category for the previous year. 

Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 Rankings

The Times Higher Education (THE) "100 Under 50" list recognises the rising stars of higher education globally. In 2015 CDU has risen 21 positions to be ranked 48th internationally.

This is the fourth year THE has released a global list of the top 100 young universities and is the fourth time that CDU has claimed a place. 

SciMAGO Institutions Rankings (SIR)

The Global Scimago Institutions Rankings is an annual report that evaluates research performance in research organisations. The 2013 Global SIR shows that CDU's score against the three major indicators improved.
In 2013, the SciMAGO report points to high quality research output at CDU. CDU is ranked fourth out of all Australian universities for the high quality of its publications. CDU research is quoted approximately 35% more than the world average, and close to 40% of our research involves international collaboration.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Rankings

CDU participated in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings for the second time in 2014. The ranking process considers data in 14 performance areas with the ranking driven by: Academic peer review; Faculty student ratio; Citations per faculty; Recruiter review; and International orientation — percentage of International faculty and percentage of International students.  Charles Darwin University achieved an overall score of 80% and a ranking of 133 in the area of international students. It is ranked in the top 551-600 of participating universities.

International Student Barometer Survey

The ISB benchmarks the experience of international students from across more than 200 universities and 160,000 international students in 16 countries. The survey benchmarks the student experience across four broad categories: arrival, learning, living, and support. CDU has participated in the International Student Barometer for four years. The 2014 report describes International students at CDU as most satisfied with access to the internet, work experience, opportunities to earn additional income, and host friends.

UK Thomson Reuters 2011

2011 report by UK Thomson Reuters has confirmed CDU as number 4 in Australia and 123 in the world for research in environmental sciences and ecology.

This is evidence of the high quality of environmental researchers at CDU.
The ranking reflects the distinctive species, ecosystems and landscapes that CDU researchers engage with. CDU offers PhD and Masters programs for international students wanting to further develop their career with the guidance of CDU's world class researchers.

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