Hatfield-based University of Hertfordshire is ranked among the best in the world

THE University of Hertfordshire is one of the top universities in the world according to a global authority on Higher Education.

According to the latest Times Higher Education, World University Rankings out of all the universities on the planet the University of Hertfordshire ranks in the top four per cent, above Loughborough, Aston and Strathclyde.

The rankings, compiled by the Times Higher Education magazine are based on excellence across teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook.

Tim Longden director of marketing, at the Hatfield-based uni said: “We are immensely proud to be rated so highly among the 18,000 universities around the World.

“This is an exceptional performance which is a tribute to the dedication and the huge support from staff, students and alumni.”

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The Times Higher World University Rankings 2011-12 is an annual ranking for universities across the globe.

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