KUALA LUMPUR: UCSI University made a new entry and recorded strong gains in four disciplines in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, maintaining its ascension in global ranking exercises.
The University is now ranked as the 34th best university globally for Hospitality and Leisure Management, climbing six spots from last year.
UCSI broke into the top 200 in the fields of Arts and Design, as well as Business and Management Studies. It rose 58 spots to finish in the top 330 in Social Sciences and Management.
UCSI was ranked for the first time in Pharmacy and Pharmacology, breaking into the top 300.
UCSI is also ranked 21st globally for Performing Arts, retaining its long-standing status as Malaysia’s top university for music and the performing arts.
UCSI vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Siti Hamisah Tapsir said that the latest edition of the annual subject rankings showed that the University was making an impact in both academia and the industry.
“Maintaining an upward trajectory year after year is not easy and I would like to thank all UCSI staff, students and stakeholders for their continuous efforts,” she said.
“While there are many encouraging takeaways, we remain focused on evolving to meet the needs of an ever-changing economy. We don’t want our graduates to merely adapt to change - we want them to drive it.
“Moving forward, we will do more in the areas of research, international collaboration, industry partnership and thought leadership.”
UCSI is Malaysia’s top private university in the QS World University Rankings 2023. Ranked 284, UCSI is classified in the world’s top 1%.
UCSI is the only university in the world to receive the QS Recognition for Improvement Award at the 2022 QS EduData Summit in New York.
The University presently operates four campuses in Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Port Dickson and Bangladesh.