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Northumbria named UK's best young university in global ranking

28 July 2020

Northumbria University has been named the UK's best young university following the publication of the 2020 Young University Rankings by Times Higher Education.

Improving in areas such as international outlook and research citations, the University risen steadily through these rankings over the last few years and is now ranked 80th overall and the top-ranked university in the UK.

The Young University Rankings focus on global universities that were established within the last 50 years, analysing academic reputation, employer reputation, citations per faculty member, faculty/student ratio, international faculty ratio and international student ratio.

Prof Andrew Wathey CBE, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Northumbria University, said: “Our continued improvement across a number of global league table rankings confirms that our strategy to invest in world-leading researchers and research is driving quality across the full range of our activities. This is reflected in our growing global standing and reputation.

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