All New Zealand universities rise in latest edition of QS World University Rankings 2024

Published 18 October 2023

All New Zealand universities have climbed places in the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings 2024.

The QS rankings compare 1,499 institutions in over 100 countries. This year, they have introduced additional ranking metrics, including sustainability, employment outcomes, and international research networks. These results are derived from an extensive analysis of over 17 million academic papers and incorporate the insights of more than 240,000 academic faculty members and employers.

  2024 2023
University of Auckland 68 87
University of Otago 206 217=
Massey University 239 292
Victoria University of Wellington 241 275=
University of Waikato 250 331
University of Canterbury 256 284
Lincoln University 362 368
Auckland University of Technology 407 486=

Auckland University vice-chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater said: “We are pleased with the result for the University of Auckland. It reflects the efforts of our staff after the pandemic years. It is also rewarding to see that all eight universities in Aotearoa New Zealand have improved their global ranking."

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Universities featured in this article:

  • University of Auckland
  • Auckland University of Technology
  • Lincoln University
  • Massey University
  • University of Canterbury
  • University of Otago
  • Victoria University of Wellington
  • University of Waikato

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