UEA performed well in the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The university came 85th for Life Sciences, as well as making top 150 for Social Sciences and Business and Economics. The news comes on top of the UEA’s inclusion in THE’s world’s best 200 universities.

All three subject areas scored well on international matters, with Business & Economics scoring 13th for international outlook and Social Sciences and Life Sciences doing moderately well with a rank of 31st and 35th respectively. UEA’s social sciences were noted for their research influence at 38th.

In response, the Vice-Chancellor, David Richardson, said: “It’s a reflection of the great effort put in by our teaching staff and students at a time when we’re facing increasing international competition, particularly from Asian universities.”

He said the rankings “strengthen our worldwide reputation as a great place for students to study.”

The rankings have been warmly welcomed and follow UEA’s success in being the only university to upgrade its Teaching Excellence Framework ranking.