13 septembre 2015

Crime rates around London universities ranked worst in UK

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. The Complete University Guide lists crime rates in the areas around UK higher education institutions and calls for better monitoring of offences against students. More...

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12 septembre 2015

World University Rankings blog: should global league tables consider community engagement?

Yes they should, argue Anthony Monaco and Cheryl de la Rey.
Global university rankings endeavour to play a positive role in motivating and recognising excellence.
They pay scant attention, however, to the quality of universities’ engagement with their own communities. How can we ensure that these influential rankings do not devalue one of the fundamental missions of higher education. More...

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Top 25 most affordable university cities in UK

By Ellie Bothwell. Most students rely on loans as their main source of income, according to RBS Student Living Index.
Belfast is the most affordable place to study, according to a ranking of university cities based on living costs and earning potential. More...

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Universities ranked by crime rate

By Ellie Bothwell. Data reveal university locations in England and Wales with least burglary, robbery and violent and sexual offences. More...

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Top universities with the lowest crime rates in England and Wales

By Ellie Bothwell. Durham University tops list based on Complete University Guide crime survey and World University Rankings 2014-15. More...

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11 septembre 2015

University rankings and sport

By Markus Laitinen. Sports often make interesting metaphors for discussing internationalisation. Being a semi-serious sports fan and a long distance runner, I was intrigued by the recent article by Maria Yudkevich, Philip Altbach and Laura Rumbley in Times Higher Education. The authors saw many parallels between university rankings and the Olympics. More...

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America’s Best Colleges

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe US News published its first rankings of US colleges and universities in 1983. Since then they have become an indispensable, although often criticised, guide for students, admissions advisors and other stakeholders. They are based on criteria such as acceptance rate, freshman retention rate, class size and standardised test scores. More...

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New Ranking from Russia

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe Moscow based Round University Ranking has just issued its latest global rankings based on data supplied by Thomson Reuters. Altogether there are 20 indicators divided into four groups: teaching, research, international diversity and financial sustainability. The first two groups have a weighting of 40 per cent each and the latter two 10 per cent. More...

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Africa Aspires to Rise in the Rankings

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe recent African Universities Summit organised by Times Higher Education at the University of Johannesburg showed that many African universities were interested in expanding their international profiles and engaging with the global rankings. So far very few universities from the continent have made an impact on the major international rankings. More...

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10 septembre 2015

Les secrets des entreprises préférées des jeunes

logo Entreprise & CarrièresPar Caroline Talbot. Justice et respect sont les recettes des entreprises qui plaisent le plus aux jeunes. Un nouveau palmarès, créé aux Etats-Unis par Great Place to Work pour Fortune, reflète les aspirations des moins de 35 ans. Voir l'article...

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