School of Earth and Environment

SEE celebrates success in QS World University Rankings

08.05.2015 - 16:36

The University of Leeds has risen in the rankings of the top universities in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences and Environmental Sciences, according to a recent international league table.

The 2015 QS World University Rankings (by subject) reveal that the School of Earth and Environment now joins Oxford, Cambridge, Bristol and Edinburgh in the Top 5 universities in the UK for Earth Sciences (Top 20 worldwide), and is now in the Top 10 in the UK for Academic Reputation for Environmental Sciences.

The league table provides the only means for prospective students to review universities by subject area rather than the institution as a whole.

Commenting on this success, newly appointed Head of School Professor Simon Bottrell, said “these improved rankings reflect our progress against our ambitions to be an international leader in our fields for both teaching and research. The gains made in these rankings, in all our subject areas, shows the success of our interdisciplinary approach to tackling global issues and is a result of the hard work and dedication of all our staff and students.”