In Aug 2018, UTB has become the first and only university in Brunei Darussalam to be awarded.
QS Stars systems audit and measure the student experiences and universities’ teaching and research quality, facilities, and services using over 60 different indicators.
There are 209 universities evaluated by QS. Only 42 universities are Five Stars rated and 11 universities are Five Stars Plus.
- The QS StarsTM Rating project started in 2015.
- Between 2015-14, the PDO conducted various analysis on UTB data and facilities.
- In July 2017, the PDO submitted UTB data to QS for audit.
- In Sept 2017, UTB was awarded four Stars Rating by QS.
- In May 2018, QS invited UTB to submit 12 additional data for the new program strength category introduced by QS in the QS Stars.
- In Aug 2018, QS upgraded UTB’s QS Stars rating to five stars making UTB, the first and only 5 Stars University in Brunei Darussalam to receive such recognition.
- UTB is awarded a maximum of five stars for Teaching, Employability, Internationalisation, Facilities, Social Responsibility and Inclusiveness.
- UTB also obtained three Stars for Program Strength in Computer Science and Information Systems and two Stars for Research.
With this rating, it puts UTB alongside some of the very best universities in the world.
Lists of QS Five Stars Rated Universities and its respective QSWUR positions
- 93 Boston university
- 154 university of Exeter
- 160 University technology Sydney
- 178 Instituto Tecnologico y de eustudios superiors de Monterrey
- 184 University kebangsaan Malaysia
- 189 King Fahd University of petroleum and minerals
- 202 UPM
- 207 USM
- 214 University of Western Ontario
- 218 University of Wollongong
- 221 Victoria university of Wellington
- 228 UTM
- 231 King abdulaziz university
- 231 University of Canterbury, NZ
- 248 University of Surrey
- 250 Curtin university,AUS
- 250 Macquarie university,
- 250 RMIT
- 256 King Saud university
- 260 National university of Ireland Galway
- 264 University of southern Australia
- 268 University of Strathclyde
- 274 University of Waikato
- 277 Hong Kong Baptist university
- 279 Dalhousie university
- 309 Deakin university
- 317 Lincoln university, NZ
- 343 Aalborg university
- 355 Moscow state institute of international relations, Russia
- 381 Aston university, UK
- 396 Goldsmiths, university of London
- 407 University of Coimbra
- 417 University of Stirling
- 442 Universiti Teknologi Brunei
- 443 bond university
- 464 Auckland university of technology
- 481 univerisidad Dr alcala
- 500 SMU
- 520+ University Teknologi Petronas
- 651+ Jordan university of science and technology
- 751+ universidad de las Americas Puebla
Click here for QS Stars Methodology