University named as one of world’s most international
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The University of Hull has been named as one of the world’s
most international universities.
It is placed 157th in the Times Higher Education top
200, the most comprehensive global university rankings in the
To compile the rankings, The Times Higher looked at the
International Outlook indicator of the top 800 universities from
its overall World Rankings, released last September, which placed
the University of Hull in the top 3 per cent globally.
The indicator looked at each institution’s proportion of
international staff, proportion of international students and
proportion of research papers published with at least one co-author
from another country.
Professor Calie Pistorius, Vice-Chancellor of the University of
To be recognised as one of the most international
universities in the world is immensely pleasing.
We are extremely proud of our diverse student and staff
body here at the University of Hull and the strength of our
international outlook continues to help us attract some of the
highest quality staff and students to the University.
We are extremely pleased this latest global recognition
also recognises the University’s considerable strength in
A spokesman for The Times Higher Education, said:
An institution’s global outlook is one of the key
markers of a prestigious university. The top institutions hire
faculty from all over the world, attract students from a global
market of top talent and collaborate with leading departments
wherever they happen to be based.
It is great news for all the institutions in the list
of the most international universities in the world. It is a sign
of great potential, competitiveness and dynamism.