Edinburgh Napier has risen from 3 Stars to 4 Stars in the overall international QS Stars rankings, while maintaining 5 Stars for Teaching, Employability and Internationalisation.
QS Stars is a rating system that provides a detailed look at an institution, enabling students to identify the universities that are the best in the areas they care about, including program strength, facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.
In the methodology used for QS Stars, universities are evaluated in dozens of indicators across eight categories. After the assessment, universities are awarded with an overall Star result which ranges from 0 to 5 stars for each of the categories.
These ratings will be really useful in terms of promoting the brand of the University, attracting new students and developing new international partnerships.
Here are the University’s results for each category:
Overall: 4 Stars
Teaching: 5 Stars
Employability: 5 Stars
Research: 2 Stars
Internationalization: 5 Stars
Facilities: 4 Stars
Innovation: 3 Stars
Inclusiveness: 3 Stars
Specialist Criteria – Program Strength: Civil Engineering 4 Stars