UCT tops all five rankings

September 2019 | Fall 2019


In the latest round of rankings, UCT has taken all five as the top university in Africa.

In the latest Shanghai Rankings’ Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of the best 1,000 universities listed, UCT is in the 201-300 band. The Times Higher Education ranking, UCT jumped from 156 to 136 this year.

UCT thus now leads in all of the five major world university rankings: Times Higher Education (THE), Quaquarelli Symonds (QS), Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR), US News Best Global Universities, and ARWU.

Professors Eric Bateman, William Bond, and Dan Stein were three UCT researchers among the worlds’ most cited.

Read more for details on indicators and weightings.

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