TOP 50 spot in QS world rankings for the School of Nursing and Midwifery
The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s has claimed a place in the top 50 of the prestigious QS World University Rankings 2018, details of which were announced at the end of February.
The QS Rankings by Subject identifies the world’s strongest universities in 48 individual subject areas. In 2017, Queen’s University’s School of Nursing and Midwifery was ranked 51-100 and has now moved up to the top 50 in the 2018 rankings.
Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Medicine, Health and Life Sciences, Professor Chris Elliott, welcomed the announcement. He commented: “I am delighted that the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s has been ranked in the top 50 of the QS World University Rankings. “As a world-class university, it is pleasing that we are being recognised for research and teaching on the global stage. This reflects our continued commitment to making a positive impact on wider society locally, nationally and globally.”
Head of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Professor Donna Fitzsimons, said: “This assessment by the highly-respected QS World University Rankings recognises our excellence as an institution and as a School. This is such good news for our team here in Queen’s and the wider Nursing and Midwifery workforce in Northern Ireland.”