UOW School of Law’s outstanding rankings results

UOW School of Law’s outstanding rankings results

Law at UOW rises 12 places in international rankings list

The University of Wollongong (UOW) School of Law is now placed 78th in the world following the recent release of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject.

It has been an outstanding year for the School of Law, which rose 12 places in the rankings.

On Wednesday, 6 November, Times Higher Education released rankings by subject in Business and Economics, Social Sciences, Law and Education.

UOW performed well in general, up a band in Education ranked 101-125, up a band in Social Sciences ranked 201-250 and down a band in Business and Economics ranked 201-250.

UOW Dean of Law Professor Colin Picker thanked all academics in the School for their vital contribution to the subject’s rankings success.

Picture: Dean of Law Professor Colin Picker.

“The great result this year reflects the outstanding and improving research impact and engagement of the School of Law and UOW’s ANCORS research institute,” Professor Picker said.

“Their work provides groundbreaking research that has had real-world impact on numerous diverse fields critical to our lives today - including, among many other fields: criminal law, human rights, banking law, international trade law and fisheries and oceans research.   

“I am very proud of our significant contributions to vital legal development for Australia, across our wider region across the Pacific and throughout the world.”

World University Rankings results are based on 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across teaching, research knowledge transfer and international outlook.