NZ University Rankings

Collation of the latest New Zealand university results in four of the most closely followed international university rankings, analysis of New Zealand university performance in international university rankings.

  • University rankings factsheets

    The latest performance of New Zealand universities in international rankings.

    Author(s): Tertiary Sector Performance Analysis, Ministry of Education

    Date Published: September 2019

  • The performance of New Zealand universities in international rankings

    In this study, we examine the performance of New Zealand universities in the 'big three' university rankings: the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

    Author(s): Warren Smart, Tertiary Sector Performance Analysis, Ministry of Education.

    Date Published: April 2014

  • Analysing the performance of New Zealand universities in the 2010 Academic Ranking of World Universities

    This occasional paper examines the performance of New Zealand universities in the 2010 Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). In particular, the analysis examines the data behind the overall rankings to get a more comprehensive picture of the level of performance of New Zealand universities.

    Author(s): Dr Warren Smart, Tertiary Sector Performance Analysis and Reporting Division [Ministry of Education]

    Date Published: September 2010

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    Note: Table 1 and Table 2 in this report have been revised (November 2010).

  • What do international rankings tell us about the performance of New Zealand universities?

    This report analysed the data behind the Annual Rankings of World Universities Top 500 and Times Higher Education Supplement Top 200 university rankings to see what they can tell us about the performance of New Zealand universities.

    Author(s): Dr Warren Smart, Tertiary Sector Performance Analysis and Reporting Division [Ministry of Education]

    Date Published: March 2010


    Note: Table 3, Table 4 and Table 5 have been revised (November 2010).

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