Ranking : UCT retains Africa’s top spot in 2023 Shanghai Ranking’s

The University of Cape Town (UCT) once again ranks in the top 201–300 band of universities, according to the 2023 Shanghai Ranking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) published on 15 August – the best ranking for a university in South Africa and on the continent.

First published in 2003, ARWU ranks more than 2 500 universities annually and only the best 1 000 are published.

Harvard University was ranked top by ARWU for the 21st consecutive year. Stanford University took second place once again and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) maintained its position in third place.

Source: Africa News Agency