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University of Bradford one of world's top young universities

Published: Mon 30 Nov 2015

The University of Bradford has been named in the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old.

The QS Under 50 ranking highlights fast-developing young institutions making a rapid impact on the global scene.

The rankings are based on a number of indicators, including research impact, reputation with employers, academic reputation and success in attracting international students and academics.

The QS ranking of universities under 50 years of age has positioned the University in the world top 100 which reaffirms the University's international status with further global recognition and exposure.

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Brian Cantor, said: “Internationalisation is one of the University’s four over-arching strategic objectives and this achievement further enhances our ambitious vision of being a world-leading technology university recognised on a global stage for our societal impact.

“This league table result joins our other impressive world-ranking achievements this year. Some of our courses were recognised alongside the top in the world. According to the latest annual QS World University Rankings, Development Studies and Pharmacy and Pharmacology made it into the top 200, and the School of Management’s distance learning MBA was ranked 8th in the world in this year’s Financial Times Global Ranking.

“We have also seen league table improvements in other areas such as the student experience (top 50 of the 2015 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey) effectiveness of our teaching (top 5 UK universities in the Guardian University League Table) and career prospects (4th in the region in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide).

“I am confident that we will continue to rise in other league tables throughout the academic year and beyond. These successes reflect the hard work and commitment from all our staff and students.”

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