Press release

University given 5 Star rating by QS

Published on 25 March 2022

The University of Dundee has been given a 5 Star rating by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, the international higher education specialists.

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QS Stars is a rating system that provides a detailed look at higher education institutions across the world, focusing on specific topics such as teaching strength, graduate employability, facilities, inclusiveness and innovation.

Dundee achieved the 5 Star rating in all of the categories in which we have been assessed by QS over the last few months:

  • Overall
  • Teaching
  • Employability
  • Academic Development
  • Internationalisation
  • Facilities
  • Arts & Culture
  • Innovation
  • and our selected course: Undergraduate Clinical Medicine MBChB

Professor Wendy Alexander, Vice-Principal International, said, “The QS Stars rating system is a rigorous examination of data and performance and to gain 5 Stars is a notable achievement, emphasising the quality of our offering at Dundee.

“This places us on the level of 5 Star universities around the world, and is testament to the work and quality of our staff and students here in Dundee.”

For more on the QS Stars rating see


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