We are committed to making a difference to the world we live in. We are an outstanding research university, carrying out world-changing research and innovation through international collaboration to maximise global impact.

We aim to provide an outstanding education to attract, excite and retain high-quality students from diverse backgrounds, and equip them to succeed in a competitive global employment market.


Professor Hai-Sui Yu, Pro-Vice-Chancellor: International

Facts and figures

  1. 1A top 100 university for academic reputation | QS World University Rankings 2018
  2. 2Part of the Worldwide Universities Network
  1. 3We have a global network of alumni and are in regular contact with more than 250,000 alumni from more than 180 different countries
  2. 4Joint school with Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) to deliver world-class teaching and research


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Drilling into the mysteries of seismic activity

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Greenland ice flow likely to speed up

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Tracking the giant Antarctic iceberg

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Research strengths secure global challenge funding

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