UCSI University continues to hold a formidable position in the QS World University Rankings 2022 after it broke yet another barrier to be placed among the top 350 varsities worldwide.
UCSI rose 44 spots to be ranked 347 in the world, placing it among the top 1.1% of the world’s universities.
UCSI Acting Vice-Chancellor and President Dato Peter Ng said the latest milestone, together with the steady rise of the university, are testament to the success of the university’s consistent push for excellence and accomplishment.
“I am humbled by this recent recognition that has placed us among the world’s top universities.
“But more than that, this achievement is built upon the strength and efforts of UCSI’s staff and students to uplift the university’s stature as an internationally competitive institution with impeccable standards,” he said.
Ng added UCSI’s academics were continuously innovating and raising the bar despite challenging times.
“With the new QS ranking, it now places a greater responsibility on the staff and students alike to continue consolidating and scaling up the excellence pathway,” he added.
Earlier this year, in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, UCSI’s Institute of Music emerged as the world’s top 50 in the field of performing arts.
Its Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management was ranked as the world’s top 100 for hospitality and leisure management, Faculty of Engineering was ranked as the world’s top 150 for petroleum engineering, and Faculty of Business Management was ranked as one of the world’s top 300 business school in the world in the same exercise.
UCSI has a strong relationship with top universities around the world which select its top undergraduate students for research placements. These include Harvard University, Imperial College London, Tsinghua University, University of Chicago and University of Queensland.