Diponegoro University (UNDIP) once again made a proud achievement at the national and international levels. Based on the latest ranking results released by the world higher education ranking agency Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), Diponegoro University managed to occupy the 1st position in Indonesia and the 251-300 position in the world in Graduate Employability Rankings category 2022.
This category shows the speed and accuracy of graduates of a university in getting a job, so it can be interpreted that Undip graduates can quickly and precisely get a job.
Reporting from the https://www.topuniversities.com/employability-rankings/methodology page, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) for Graduate Employability Rankings category 2022 uses five performance indicators to calculate the ranking of world universities. These indicators are: Employer Reputation (30%), Alumni Outcomes (25%), Employer-Student Connections (10%), Partnerships with Employers (25%), and Graduate Employment Rate (10%).
Based on the data calculated by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) for Graduate Employability Rankings category 2022, Diponegoro University obtained points from each indicator, namely: Employer Reputation (14.4), Alumni Outcomes (12.0), Employer-Student Connections (84.2), Partnerships with Employers ( 6.4), and Graduate Employment Rate (96.5).
From this very strict assessment, only 8 universities in Indonesia are able to enter the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) category in Graduate Employability Rankings 2022. These universities are dominated by State Universities. The universities in Indonesia included in QS rankings are Diponegoro University, University of Indonesia, Airlangga University, Bandung Institute of Technology, Gadjah Mada University, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Bina Nusantara University, and Brawijaya University.
As for the international level, based on the results of Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in Graduate Employability Rankings category 2022, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) occupied the first position. The university which is located in the City of Cambridge recorded a perfect total score of 100 points. Sticking to the second place is Stanford University with a total score of 99.3 points. The third place was secured by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a total score of 99.1 points.
Rector of Diponegoro University, Prof. Dr. Yos Johan Utama, S.H., M.Hum., expressed his gratitude to all parties and the entire Undip family for these achievements and supports Undip’s progress towards a World Class University. “This is a reflection of the quality of Undip graduates who are getting better, easier to get a job, and globally competitive,” said Prof. Yos in an interview on Thursday (23/9/2021).
The results of this ranking have become the benchmark used by prospective new students and their families in determining universities. It is also used by universities themselves to determine the next policy direction in improving the quality of their graduates.
Translated by: Titis (Public Relations)