SCUT ranked 64th in the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings
The Times Higher Education (THE) published its annual World University Rankings on June 3rd 2020, with 489 Asian universities on the list, including 81 universities from the Chinese mainland, and 23 of which entered the top 100. South China University of Technology (SCUT) raised up to 64th among the Asian universities and ranked 17th among the universities in the Chinese mainland.
The ranking of the universities of the Chinese mainland
The THE Asia University Rankings has been released every year since 2013. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: teaching (academic environment) (25%), research (output, revenue and reputation) (30%), citations (research impact) (30%), industry income (knowledge transfer) (7.5%) and international outlook (faculty, students and research) (7.5%). SCUT performs quite well this year, ranking 13th in paper citations and 14th in industry income among the universities of the Chinese mainland.