11 May 2015

The University of Hertfordshire continues to be one of the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old, according to the new Times Higher Education 100 under 50 rankings.

Climbing the rankings

Out of all the universities in the world founded after 1964, the University is ranked at number 71 and above renowned institutions such as the Universities of Loughborough and Kent. The rankings, compiled by the Times Higher Education magazine, a global authority on higher education are based on excellence across teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook.  

Proud

The University scored highly for the citing of its academic research on a global scale and for its international outlook and mix.

In commenting on the University's success, Professor Quintin McKellar, Vice-Chancellor, University of Hertfordshire, said: "We are delighted to have been placed highly in the THE 100 under 50 ranking.  I am particularly proud since this reflects the global successes of our graduates and the impact of our research. It is a testament to the dedication and energy of all staff at the University."

Top nine in UK

Out of the fourteen UK institutions that are mentioned in the rankings, Hertfordshire ranks ninth.

The 2015 Times Higher Education 100 under 50 is part of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings portfolio which is an annual ranking for universities across the globe. For the full 100 under 50 results, please visit

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/world-university-rankings/2015/one-hundred-under-fifty