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Global Employability University Rankings 2013

Global Employability University Rankings 2013

 

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Four Australian universities recently made it to the Top 150 list in an annual global ranking measuring university performance and graduates’ employability.

Australian National University (ANU) came in at 20th place, while Monash University placed at 33rd. University of Melbourne came in at 50th place, while University of New South Wales (UNSW) rounded up the list at 55th.

The list, compiled by French human resources consulting group Emerging Associates along with Trendence (a German polling and research institute), is based on responses from 2,700 recruiters in 20 countries. It differs from other rankings in that it doesn’t take into account academic criteria; it only seeks to represent the point of view of the market.

Sandrine Belloc, director of Emerging Associates, said that in addition to existing methodology, recruiters were asked to put forward “their idea of what a perfect university might look like”. The results sugggest that student internships are highly valued by employers.
 

Rank Institution Country
1 University of Oxford Great Britain
2 Harvard University USA
3 University of Cambridge Great Britain
4 Stanford University USA
5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) USA
6 Princeton University USA
7 Columbia University USA
8 Yale University USA
9 California Institute of Technology (Caltech) USA
10 The University of Tokyo Japan
11 Technische Universität München Germany
12 University of California, Berkeley USA
13 University College London (UCL) Great Britain
14 University of Toronto Canada
15 University of Edinburgh Great Britain
16 École Polytechnique France
17 HEC Paris France
18 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong
19 École Normale Supérieure France
20 Australian National University Australia
21 Imperial College London Great Britain
22 Brown University USA
23 Indian Institute of Science India
24 University of Chicago USA
25 Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan
26 Peking University China
27 University of Manchester Great Britain
28 Universität Heidelberg Germany
29 New York University (NYU) USA
30 McGill University Canada
31 Duke University USA
32 Boston University USA
33 Monash University Australia
34 IE University Spain
35 Johns Hopkins University USA
36 University of Navarra Spain
37 King’s College London Great Britain
38 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich (ETH Zürich) Switzerland
39 Cornell University USA
40 Mines ParisTech France
41 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Great Britain
42 Kyoto University Japan
43 Fudan University China
44 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) USA
45 University of Nottingham Great Britain
46 Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi Italy
47 Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main Germany
48 École Centrale Paris France
49 National University of Singapore (NUS) Singapore
50 University of Melbourne Australia

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