15 août 2015

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015 results

By Ellie Bothwell. China continues to make progress, but Japan shows slight decline in Shanghai ranking based on research strength. More...

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06 août 2015

Potential refinements in the QS World University Rankings 2015

http://www.iu.qs.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/qsiu_logo7.pngBy . Anyone who has seen me present will know that one of my most frequently used quotes is from the US statistician, George Box, said, “Essentially all models are wrong, but some are useful”. Rankings are controversial as much because they are imperfect, incomplete as anything else. Were there a perfect answer, and had someone found it, there would be no space for debate, discussion and disagreement. More...

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05 août 2015

Confessions of a college rankings guru

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. I spend several months each year helping FORBES compile its annual rankings of colleges and universities. Why do I do it? It does not increase my income (I get paid by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity whether we do the rankings or not) or personal name recognition. More...

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QS University Rankings: BRICS 2015 – Overview

Top UniversitiesReleased today, the 2015 edition of the QS University Rankings: BRICS reflects the increasingly strong global presence of leading Chinese universities – with the top three spots going to C9 members Tsinghua University, Peking University and Fudan University.
Russia’s leading entrant, Lomonosov Moscow State University, falls one position this year, but retains a highly respectable fourth place. India’s top representative, the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, follows immediately behind in fifth. Brazil makes its first appearance with the Universidade de São Paulo in ninth place, while South Africa’s leader is the University of Cape Town in 14th – both having fallen slightly since last year. More...

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Top Hong Kong universities caught up in major hack attack on more than 100 global institutions

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "scmp.com logo"By James Griffiths and Ben Westcott. A number of major educational institutions in Hong Kong were allegedly affected by a major hack attack encompassing more than 100 universities and government agencies worldwide. More...

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The business of rankings: did the US News & World Report make substantial mistakes?

The ConversationBy . Here’s an easy task: choose between the following two schools for your child.
School #1 provides high-quality instruction and strong supports in order to academically accelerate students and challenge them to take difficult courses.
School #2 provides high-quality instruction but doesn’t push students to do more than what is normally expected.
If you’re an actual parent, you probably prefer school #1.
But if you’re US News & World Report, selecting the “Best High Schools” in America, you apparently prefer school #2. More...

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Admission 2015: Which are India's best ranked Universities

Daily News and AnalysisZee News has done a survey in association with Prastut Consulting  to select the top 50 Universities of India. The survey conducted in 27 centres took opinion of 2454 people to compile the final rankings. More...

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Efforts to boost local university rankings paying off

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "thesundaily.my logo"By Haikal Jalil and Lee Choon Fai. Efforts by the government to prop up local institutes of higher learning in international university rankings are beginning to pay off, Minister of Education II Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh told the Dewan Negara today.
Idris said Universiti Malaya (UM) had risen from position 32 to 29 in the QS Ranking Asia, while Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) had risen from 57 to 49, and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) from 66 to 61. More...

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04 août 2015

Turning Japan’s universities into genuine global players

The Japan TimesBy . The balance of power between Japan and China has tilted in favor of China. I’m not talking about disputed islands in the South China Sea but rather inside the minds of the best educated in the Asian region. China now outranks Japan in higher education, according to the recently released Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2015. More...

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THE releases preliminary Africa uni rankings

By Sara Custer. Times Higher Education, producers of the World University Rankings, have released a snapshot of their preliminary rankings of universities in Africa. More...

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