05 juillet 2015

College rankings no longer rank

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. At the request (i.e., demand) of my parents, I recently visited their attic to clear out my old stuff. The biggest culprit was my vast collection of cassette tapes. While it was easy enough to part with Madonna and New Kids on the Block, I grew nostalgic about the recordings I made on my snazzy Casio two-cassette boombox, most of which were of the weekly radio show American Top 40 with Casey Kasem.
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27 juin 2015

Universum 2015 : le Top 50 des entreprises qui font rêver les étudiants

Par Nejma Brahim. Pas moins de 240 000 étudiants ont voté. Universum, groupe suédois spécialisé dans le conseil en « marque employeur », vient de publier les résultats de son enquête annuelle sur les entreprises les plus attractives du monde. En avril dernier, les étudiants français avaient déjà donné leur avis. Suite...

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QS and Times Higher Education Asian Rankings

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngQuacquarelli Symonds (QS) and Times Higher Education (THE) have both produced Asian university rankings. The scope and methodology of the two rankings are somewhat different. The THE rankings include Middle Eastern universities and use the same methodology as their World University Rankings. The QS rankings do not include universities in the Middle East and use a methodology that is different from that used in the global rankings. More...

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Brazil dominates QS Latin American Ranking

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe QS published Latin American ranking, third in the series of regional university rankings. Once again, QS have adjusted their methodology to take account of regional priorities. The weighting of the academic survey is 30 % compared to 40% in the world rankings while the employer survey has been assigned 20%, reflecting the region’s concern with the employability of graduates. More...

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Ukraine Ranking 2015

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngTwo universities: Kyiv Polytechnic Institute and Kyiv Shevchenko University in the lead of 2015 Ukrainian national university ranking “Top 200 Ukraine”. According to Olesya Lynovytska, Head of TOP 200 Ukraine and Member of the Executive Committee of IREG Observatory, the two leading Ukrainian universities like in the previous year showed almost identical integral indicators and performed by a large margin above the rest of TOP-10. More...

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Tunisian Plan for Higher Education Reform

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe Arab world has become increasingly concerned with the quality of higher education and research, a trend highlighted by the publication of regional university rankings by Times Higher Education, Quacquarelli Symonds and US News. Public interest in Tunisia in particular was aroused by the very modest achievement of national universities only five of which reached the top 100 of the recent QS Arab Region rankings while none managed to do any better than than 39th place. More...

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Malaysian Rankings Targets

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngMalaysia recently issued a ten year plan for its higher education system. The plan outlines five key aspirations: to increase enrolment in higher education institutions to 70 per cent, to improve the quality of graduates, institutions and the overall system. The target for quality includes getting four universities in the top 200 of the QS World University Rankings and two in the top 100 as well as one in the top 25 of the QS Asian University Rankings. More...

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Fourth annual Russian University Ranking

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngRating agency Expert RA (RAEX) has prepared the fourth annual ranking of Russian universities. Within the framework of comprehensive research, various statistical indicators were used, as well as large-scale surveys among 17.400 respondents: employers, representatives of academic and scientific circles, students and graduates. The system of ranking preparation complies with the ISO:9001:2008 standards. The ranking results were published in the most cited Russian publications (newspapers “Izvestia” and “Komsomolskaya Pravda”), with total circulation of over 800 thousand copies. Full material on this ranking is available on the website: www.raexpert.ru. More...

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Gaokao Comes to America

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe University of San Francisco, a Catholic institution, has given Chinese students the option of submitting their results for the gaokao and attending an interview in Beijing which will include an English language test. More...

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Jagiellonian University in Krakow and University of Warsaw ex aequo winner in Perspektywy Ranking 2015

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngPerspektywy Education Foundation announced the results of the Perspektywy University Ranking 2015 (Poland). Jagiellonian University and University of Warsaw won ex aequo in the XVI Perspektywy University Ranking 2015. The third place went to Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. More...

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