03 décembre 2018

Chinese universities perform well in tech rankings

Chinese universities have again performed well in global rankings for computer science and engineering technology, according to a league table released last Thursday, reports Xinhua. More...

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02 décembre 2018

Update from India: The National Institutional Ranking Framework

By Alex Usher. Yesterday, I discussed the need to change culture in Indian universities to make them a bit more focused on output and less focused on the employment privileges of their faculty.  There is one trick the Modi government has used in this respect, the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).  That’s right – in India, the government ranks its institutions. More...

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01 décembre 2018

Voluntary severance at my university has damaged staff morale

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianMy university is making cuts to improve its rankings performance, but the pressure on staff is making things worse. More...

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Débat : En quoi les classements des grandes écoles sont-ils politiques ?

The ConversationLa France de l’enseignement supérieur a été traversée ces dernières décennies par deux forces qui l’ont transformée. La première est une massification sans précédent : entre 1980 à 2015, soit un peu plus d’une génération, le nombre d’étudiants en France est passé de 1,2 à 2,5 millions. Plus...

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20 novembre 2018

British universities drop down employability rankings

British universities are struggling to keep pace with global institutions in preparing students for the modern workplace, a new report on world rankings suggests. More...

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19 novembre 2018

Universities shouldn't be playing the global rankings game

By Ahmed Essop. Once again, Times Higher Education’s annual global university rankings have drawn a lot of attention from the media and in the higher education sector. In South Africa, this has focused on the four institutions from the country that made the top 500 on the 2019 list. More...

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18 novembre 2018

Rankings and University Fees in Australia

International rankings have become an important element in the marketing strategies of English-speaking universities such as the US, the UK, Canada and Australia. A recent research report indicates that this is especially true of Australia. According to an article in PIE (Professionals in International Education) News the Australian consulting firm Studymove has found that there is a correlation between the fees charged by Australian universities and their position in the QS world university rankings. More...

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US News Ranking of Global Universities Shows Little Change

In the latest edition of the US News Best Global Universities there are few significant changes this year. This is a research university ranking that does not attempt to assess teaching or learning. There are 13 indicators: Global research reputation (12.5% weighting), Regional research reputation (12.5%), Publications (10%), Books (2.5%), Conferences (2.5%), Normalized citation impact (10%). More...

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09 novembre 2018

US and UK gain as China, Japan, France slip in ranking

The United States and United Kingdom remain at the top of US News and World Report’s 2019 Best Global Universities ranking, announced on 30 October, with Harvard University taking the top spot, followed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley, all from the US. The UK’s University of Oxford came fifth. More...

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04 novembre 2018

Ky. higher education affordability ranks low

University Business Magazine logoKentucky ranks 8th worst among states for college affordability, according to a new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP). More...

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