The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 is released on September 12. The universities are judged by 13 performance indicators, including teaching, research, international outlook and so on. Guangdong University of Technology is one of the six newcomers to top 1,000 universities in mainland China.
Ten universities from mainland China are new on the list this year. The best one is Beijing Normal University, which is ranked 301-350. Six other universities from mainland China has entered into the top 1000, namely, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, University of International Business and Economics, Jiangsu Normal University, Guangdong University of Technology, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. The other three are ranked behind top 1000, they are Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Wenzhou Medical University and Zhejiang University of Technology.