Stirling named in top 200 most international universities in the world

Times Higher Education World Rankings
14 January 2016

The University of Stirling has been ranked in the top 200 most international universities in the world.

Data from the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16 reveals the most outward-looking institutions in the world and ranks the University of Stirling among the top 25 per cent.

The list of 800 universities examines the diversity of the university’s staff and student body and how often academics collaborate with other international institutions.

Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Stirling, Professor Gerry McCormac, said:“We welcome the latest rankings from Times Higher Education. Stirling has always been a university with an international reach and diverse community. Today we have 120 nationalities on campus and foster partnerships in over 30 countries worldwide.

“Our position in this list reinforces Stirling’s reputation as a progressive and pioneering seat of learning on the global stage.”

For more information and a full list of rankings visit the Times Higher Education World’s Most International Universities 2016.

Background information

The University of Stirling is ranked seventh of the Scottish universities listed.

The University of Stirling was the first new university to be established in Scotland for nearly 400 years.  Founded by Royal Charter in 1967, Stirling is a progressive, international university with a pioneering spirit.

The university’s student population is 11,000-plus; over 8,200 undergraduates and 3,400 postgraduates, representing over 120 nationalities.

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