Really good sports at Deakin U

The university medals, again in the Academic Ranking of World Universities new league table for sports science

Deakin U rates third in the world in the 2020 ranking, released yesterday. It’s behind Uni Copenhagen and the Norwegian School of Sports Science. Uni Queensland (six) and Victoria U (nine) are the other local heroes in the top ten.

There was also a strong ANZ contingent at the head of the pack, Australian Catholic U, (22nd), Edith Cowan U (23rd), Curtin U (24th), Uni Newcastle and UWA (=25th), with QUT (30th) La Trobe U (36th), Auckland UT (39th), Uni SA (=41st).

Another seven Australian universities were in the 51=100 band.

It’s another big win for Deakin U, which was first in the world in 2016 and 2017 and third in 2018. (There was no ranking recorded for 2019).