17 décembre 2018

Three things high school graduates should keep in mind when they have their ATARs

The ConversationSchool leavers across Australia are about to get their ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank). In the coming weeks, they will get a chance to update their university course preferences. More...

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16 décembre 2018

Six Senators Question 'U.S. News' Rankings

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. They urge more of an emphasis on institutions' records at admitting significant numbers of disadvantaged students. More...

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Senators Urge 'U.S. News' to Change Rankings

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Six Democratic senators have written to U.S. News & World Report asking it to change its methodology to put more focus on institutions that educate students from many socioeconomic backgrounds. The letter follows some tweaks in the methodology this year, changes that critics said did little to shift the system away from one that favors wealthy institutions that educate many wealthy students. More...

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10 décembre 2018

University Ranking for Kurdistan

The number of national and regional rankings continues to increase. The Ministry of Education in the Iraqi region of Kurdistan has just published a ranking of public and private universities. The best performer based on the primary criteria was the University of Kurdistan-Hewler (UKH) in Erbil which was in first place for six primary criteria, second for student satisfaction and third for employability. The public university was founded in 2006 and is an English medium institution that follows British curricula. More...

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URAP Ranking Shows Decline of California Research

The University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) is published by the Informatics Institute of the Middle East Technical University in Ankara. It now includes 2,500 institutions in the world rankings and publishes 41 subject rankings. The current list is headed by Harvard University which is also in first place for all the indicators. More...

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Russia makes Progress in Global University Rankings

The 5 Top 100 programme was launched in 2012 and aspired to place five Russian universities in the top 100 of the global rankings. At present 21 institutions are involved in the project. More...

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Russian Three Missions Ranking Published

The pilot edition of the Moscow International University Ranking, or the Three University Missions ranking, was published in December 2017 and the final ranking was announced last week. The methodology combines conventional measures of Education and Research, with 45% and 25% weightings, with a new category, University and Society with a 30% weighting. More...

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Malaysian Research Progress

In recent years Malaysia has made progress towards becoming an important regional centre of higher education and research. This is reflected in the performance of the country’s leading universitiesin the global rankings, especially in the QS World and Asian University Rankings. More...

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Supercomputer Rankings: Rise of China Continues

TOP 500 is a list of the world’s 500 most powerful computer systems. It has been published twice a year since 1993. Systems are ranked by their performance on the LINPACK Benchmark. However, any system created specifically to compete in the rankings is not considered. More...

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08 décembre 2018

Enseignement supérieur : savez-vous décrypter les dessous des classements ?

Focus RH - Gestion de carrière et évolution professionnelleLes palmarès, classements ou rankings se distinguent les uns des autres par leur finalité, leur méthodologie et leur cible. Ils donnent une tendance, ni plus ni moins. Ces palmarès publiés dans la presse suscitent l'envie, la fierté ou provoquent un tollé dans la communauté universitaire, même si toutefois les établissements, y trouvent un vecteur de communication important pour tenter de se positionner dans une hiérarchie non officielle. Plus...

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