Curtin University retains top Aussie ranking for mineral and mining engineering

  • Curtin University remains second globally and number one in Australia for mineral and mining engineering in the 2024 QS world university rankings.
  • Curtin University vice-chancellor professor Harlene Hayne said the results highlight Curtin’s ongoing success.
  • Curtin maintains its second-place global ranking and leads Australia in mineral and mining engineering for the eighth year running.

Curtin University has once again secured its position as the world’s second-ranked university and Australia’s top institution for mineral and mining engineering for the eighth consecutive year, according to the 2024 QS world university rankings by subject.

Curtin University’s consistent performance in global rankings

The rankings, released on April 12, affirm Curtin’s exceptional performance across various disciplines, with 31 subject fields ranked and 18 among the top 200 globally.

Among the notable achievements, Curtin boasts five subjects within the top 50 worldwide, including mineral and mining engineering (2nd), earth and marine science (37th), geology (39th), geophysics (42nd), and petroleum engineering (49th).

Additionally, nine subjects secured positions within the top 100, encompassing fields such as architecture, civil and structural engineering, nursing, and sport-related disciplines.

Professor Harlene Hayne, vice-chancellor of Curtin University, expressed delight in the university’s continued success, emphasizing the significance of these rankings as a benchmark for university performance globally.

“The QS world university rankings by subject offer the world’s most popular source of comparative data about university performance, and I am delighted that Curtin continues its long run as the top Australian university and world’s second-ranked for mineral and mining engineering,” he said.

This year’s rankings also marked the debut of Curtin’s Medicine, English Language and Literature, and Linguistics courses, further solidifying its standing among the world’s leading academic institutions.

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Recognition and commendations across Curtin’s global campuses

The recent accomplishment was commemorated not only at its primary campus in Perth but also across all its international campuses, notably Curtin Malaysia in Malaysia. 

Curtin University extends its global presence through campuses in Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai, and Mauritius, in addition to its main campus and regional campuses in Western Australia, which includes the prestigious Western Australia School of Mines, previously recognized as the Kalgoorlie School of Mines.

“We are thrilled that Curtin has once again secured its position as the world’s second-ranked university and Australia’s number one for mineral and mining engineering for an impressive eighth consecutive year. That has a positive impact on all the related Curtin engineering and science programmes we offer here at Curtin Malaysia, such as the Energy Engineering and Applied Geology programmes.”

Simon Leunig, pro vice-chancellor, president and chief executive professor of Curtin Malaysia.

Curtin’s leadership in mineral and mining engineering

Curtin Malaysia’s pro vice-chancellor, president and chief executive professor Simon Leunig said Curtin’s achievement in the 2024 QS world university rankings by subject was quite remarkable, reaffirming its status as a leading institution on the global stage.

“We are thrilled that Curtin has once again secured its position as the world’s second-ranked university and Australia’s number one for mineral and mining engineering for an impressive eighth consecutive year. That has a positive impact on all the related Curtin engineering and science programmes we offer here at Curtin Malaysia, such as the Energy Engineering and Applied Geology programmes,” he said.

With a strong emphasis on collaboration with industry partners and a passionate community of educators and researchers, Curtin University continues to set new standards in higher education worldwide.

The 2024 QS world university rankings by subject evaluated over 1,559 universities across 55 academic disciplines and five broad subject areas. The increased competition underscores the significance of Curtin’s consistent performance amidst a growing pool of institutions vying for recognition.

Jennifer-Yu

Jennifer Yu

Jennifer Yu is an intern reporter at BTW Media covering artificial intelligence and products. She graduated from The University of Hong Kong. Send tips to j.yu@btw.media.

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