A South African university has been ranked number one in Africa by UniRank, the leading international higher education directory and search engine.
The University of Pretoria was not only ranked as the best in South Africa and Africa, but was also ranked at 183 on the list of the top universities in the world.
UniRank features reviews and rankings of more than 13,000 universities and colleges in 200 countries.
According to IOL, UP is also ranked in the top 500 universities globally in the global rankings of academic subjects. This ranking assesses more than 4,000 universities globally in 54 subject areas, and found UP to be at the top locally in subject areas such as computer science, engineering, veterinary science and finance.
“These rankings are a result of the high-quality programmes UP offers, as well as a validation of the expertise of our academics,” vice-chancellor and principal professor Tawana Kupe said.