St George’s has been ranked in the top 250 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education magazine.

The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2012/13, released 3 October 2012, placed St George’s 201-225 globally and 33rd in the UK. The top 300 positions represent 1.5 per cent of universities in the world.

The Times Higher Education table is based on 13 separate performance indicators grouped under the five core missions of a leading university — teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

With a score of 89.7, St George’s scores particularly highly for its research influence in the Citations category. It is also rated highly for its international outlook, scoring 57.9.
This year is the first time that St George’s has appeared in the THE World rankings.

Principal Professor Peter Kopelman said:
“St George’s, University of London’s position in the World University Rankings recognises the global influence of our institution in our key areas of teaching, research, sharing knowledge and international outlook. This year’s position particularly highlights the impact of St George’s research among the scientific community. Staff, students and alumni can all be justifiably proud of this achievement.”