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Environmental Sciences breaks new ground in QS World Uni Subject Rankings


Sharlene King
23 March 2023

Southern Cross University’s environmental sciences expertise is now globally recognised and ranks in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject.

It is the first time Environmental Sciences at Southern Cross has ranked in the annual QS subject evaluations, emerging in the top 450 universities worldwide.

The QS rankings by subject is an independent comparative analysis on the performance, as of 2023, of 18,300 individual university programs undertaken by students at 1,594 institutions around the world, across 54 academic disciplines.

Vice Chancellor and President, Professor Tyrone Carlin, said the result demonstrated Southern Cross University’s improved academic and employer reputation metrics along with world-class research output and quality courses.

“Colleagues in the Environmental Sciences field have been refining education programs over the past several years while continuing to pursue research that makes an impact locally, regionally and globally.

“Many of our researchers have dedicated their careers to understanding and solving some of the world’s greatest problems. Their discovery and research generate interest from government and industry and influence public policy.”

Learn more about the QS World University Rankings By Subject 2023.

Developments led by the Southern Cross Environmental Sciences team over the past year include:

Earlier, Southern Cross achieved its best ever result in the overall QS World University Rankings, placing in the top 750 universities globally.

Mangrove trees at Cape Tribulation credit David Clode on Unsplash
Mangrove trees at Cape Tribulation in Far North Queensland (credit David Clode on Unsplash).

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Sharlene King, Media Office at Southern Cross University +61 429 661 349 or [email protected]