LTU ranks in top 200 most international

La Trobe University has been ranked as one of the top 200 most international universities in the world by the Times Higher Education (THE).

 At 127th in the world, this places La Trobe in the top 1 per cent of universities for its ability to attract students from a global market of top talent and collaborate with international colleagues.

"La Trobe University people have made their mark in the world for almost 50 years by making a difference to the communities they serve and tackling the big issues of our time, not just in Melbourne or Australia but right around the world. This ranking is proof of our commitment and impact," said La Trobe Vice-Chancellor Professor John Dewar.

"This achievement is a testimony of La Trobe's strength in the international outlook component out of the five core indicators used by THE to rank universities in their World University Rankings (teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income)."

The University attracts more than 7,000 international students from 110 countries, and collaborates with partners from more than 1,300* institutions worldwide.

This achievement follows La Trobe's success in returning to the top 400 in Times Higher Education World University Rankings and QS World University Rankings in late 2015.

"An institution's global outlook is one of the key markers of a prestigious university. It is a sign of great potential, competitiveness and dynamism," the Editor of Times Higher Education Rankings, Phil Baty said.

The annual list of the top most international universities is derived from the international outlook component of the THE's flagship World University Rankings.

The international outlook measure considers the percentage of international students, percentage of international staff and international collaboration, all weighted equally to rank the top 200 universities featured in the THE World University Rankings. 

For more information and a complete list of the rankings, visit the THE website.

* Based on SciVal® 5-years data.  

Media contact

Tim Mitchell, 0437 457 780 | email: t.mitchell@latrobe.edu.au

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