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University of the Western Cape

Location

Cape Town Campus, Cape Town South Africa

Ranking

# 1001-1200QS World University Rankings

About University of the Western Cape

The University of the Western Cape is a public university located in the Bellville suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. The University of the Western Cape has a history of creative struggle against oppression, discrimination and disadvantage. Among academic institutions it has been in the vanguard of South Africa's historic change, playing a distinctive academic role in helping to build an equitable and dynamic nation. UWC's key concerns with access, equity and quality in higher education arise from extensive practical engagement in helping the historically marginalised participate fully in the life of the nation.

About University of the Western Cape

The University of the Western Cape is a public university located in the Bellville suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. The University of the Western Cape has a history of creative struggle against oppression, discrimination and disadvantage. Among academic institutions it has been in the vanguard of South Africa's historic change, playing a distinctive academic role in helping to build an equitable and dynamic nation. UWC's key concerns with access, equity and quality in higher education arise from extensive practical engagement in helping the historically marginalised participate fully in the life of the nation.

University information

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Rankings & ratings

University of the Western Cape is one of the top public universities in Cape Town, South Africa. It is ranked #1001-1200 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2016
    #701+
  • 2017
    #701+
  • 2018
    #801-1000
  • 2019
    #801-1000
  • 2020
    #801-1000
  • 2021
    #1001+
  • 2022
    #1001-1200
  • 2023
    #1001-1200

Ranking criteria

7.9
Academic Reputation
7.1
Employer Reputation
4.3
Faculty Student Ratio
13.2
Citations per Faculty
28.2
International Faculty Ratio
4.5
International Students Ratio
73.3
International Research Network
17.3
Employment Outcomes

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