Bournemouth University (BU) has been awarded four stars in the latest worldwide QS University Rankings 2016.
The QS Stars audit evaluates an institution against over 50 different indicators, and awards universities between one and five + stars over eight wider fields, as well as an overall rating.
The 5 star QS rating system allows students to get a wider picture of an institution’s qualities, looking at everything from the employability of graduates, to sports facilities and internationalisation.
While in the overall worldwide ranking BU achieved 4 stars, BU received the top ranking of five stars in a number of important areas, including teaching, internationalisation, employability, facilities and inclusiveness.
Dr Sonal Minocha, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement at BU said: “The four star ranking in the latest QS Stars audit is a great endorsement of the work we are doing here at Bournemouth University to ensure that students receive the best quality teaching and overall student experience, including access to a range of global opportunities that ensure BU graduates are highly employable and sought after internationally.”
93.3% of BU graduates are in work or further study six months after graduating, according to the latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.
BU has also been recently recognised as one of the world’s best young universities in The Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 list, and was named as one of the top 200 most international universities globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.