03 mai 2015

Top 100 new universities – the list in full

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How to read the different university rankings

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University rankings have always proved popular, both among prospective and current students - not to mention the university alumni who happily share new tables should their university be doing well. There is nothing like a successful ranking to bring out loyalty to an institution. Read more...

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UK falls behind Australia in young university rankings

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Britain has lost its standing as the best place in the world for emerging universities to Australia for the first time.
According to new international rankings, Australia has overtaken the UK as the best represented country in the ranking of 100 universities under 50 years old. Read more...

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US 'sleeping giant' stirs in the global recruitment market

By Chris Cobb. The Education-USA initiative to attract overseas students is a wake-up call for the UK, argues Chris Cobb.
I have just returned from a conference in Baltimore, where the talk was about the sleeping giant of US internationalisation stirring from its slumber. More...

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Student accommodation satisfaction ‘falling’, figures suggest

By . Despite students reporting increasing levels of satisfaction with UK higher education, one area is bucking the trend: university accommodation.
According to 20,000 student university ratings, overall satisfaction is at an all-time high, increasing from an average of 3.98 to 4.15 out of five between 2014 and 2015. The results chime with the findings of the annual National Student Survey, which has consistently reported increasing satisfaction among students. More...

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QAA upholds two 'concerns' about UK’s biggest private college

By . Admissions procedures and student retention at St Patrick’s flagged, as well as ‘fighting in the classroom’, although other areas pass scrutiny.
The quality watchdog has upheld two concerns about standards at the UK’s biggest private college, St Patrick’s, finding drop-out rates of over 30 per cent and reports of fighting in the classroom. More...

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Heythrop and St Mary’s ‘merger’ talks near conclusion

By . One of the UK’s oldest higher education institutions has moved a step closer to a potential merger with a Catholic university.
Heythrop College, University of London, which celebrated its 400th anniversary last year, says that it has agreed to continue discussions with St Mary’s University, Twickenham, over a possible “strategic partnership”. More...

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Indian private universities ‘will overtake others’

By . Private sector institutions in India will overtake more elite and traditional universities in world rankings “within a generation or two”, the chancellor of Amity University has predicted. More...

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Young universities network launched in Dublin

By . A new network of young research institutions in Europe has been launched with the aim of increasing influence in education policy. More...

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Times Higher Education university financial health check 2015

By , . Which institutions are building the reserves to cushion potential shocks from uncapped student recruitment and rocketing research costs?
Download full data on how institutions’ finances compare. More...

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