08 mars 2017

Universities to compete with IITs, IIMs in rankings

Central and state universities will have to compete with institutions like the Indian Institutes of Technology, or IITs, and Indian Institutes of Management, or IIMs, in this year’s official rankings of higher education institutions, which will be released early in April, writes Vikas Pathak for The Hindu. Read more...

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27 février 2017

La France en 1ère position pour la mobilité sortante des étudiants Erasmus +

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La Commission a récemment publié les chiffres de la mobilité étudiante Erasmus + dans le cadre de son rapport annuel 2015 du programme.

La France : 1er pays européen pour la mobilité sortante
Pour la 1ère fois, la France est le 1er pays d'origine des étudiants Erasmus + en mobilité. 39 985 étudiants installés sur le territoire français ont bénéficié du programme. L'Allemagne a permis à 39 719 étudiants de bénéficier du programme, l'Espagne 36 842, l'Italie 31 051. Voir l'article...

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26 février 2017

Growing Competition for International Students

Governments and universities around the world are increasingly concerned with increasing the number of international students who can improve income and boost performance in global university rankings. More...

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Montreal Best Student City

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) have published the latest edition of their Best Student Cities Ranking. This year the top spot is held by Montreal which has pushed Paris into second place. The requirements for inclusion in the rankings are that a city should have a population of at least 250,000 and two universities included in the QS World University Rankings. More...

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Ranking of Most International Universities

Times Higher Education (THE) has published a ranking of the most international global universities.There are three indicators from the World University Rankings,international students, international faculty and international research collaboration (together constituting an“international pillar”) plus international reputation, that is the ratio of international to local nominations in THE’s academic reputation survey. More...

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Changes Proposed to Indian Rankings

Last year the Indian Ministry of Human Resource Development initiated a new and ambitious ranking of Indian universities, the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). According to an article in the Hindustan Times by Gauri Kohli, a number of changes are planned for this year’s ranking exercise. More...

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Latest Webometrics Rankings

The latest edition of the Ranking Web of Universities (Webometrics) has been released. The ranking is published by the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group affiliated to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) in Spain. There are four indicators, presence, openness, impact and excellence. More...

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22 février 2017

Montreal pips Paris in global ‘best student city’ ranking

By Karen MacGregor. There is something about the French that appeals to students, it seems. Though there are proportionately few major French-speaking cities, Montreal topped this year’s QS Best Student Cities ranking, knocking Paris into second place after five years at the top. More...

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20 février 2017

Rankings direct US postgraduates’ UK study choices

By Beckie Smith. Debate over the validity of global academic league tables may be brewing within the international education sector, but the British Council’s latest Student Insight Special about the decision making process of US postgraduates underscores that students do still pay attention to rankings. More...

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Report slams ‘one-dimensional and flawed’ international university rankings

By Beckie Smith. Institutions and governments should ignore the results of highly influential international higher education rankings, the UK’s Higher Education Policy Institute has charged. Its urging comes on the back of a report that claims university rankings are based on data that is “unreliable and sometimes worse” and skew too heavily towards research. More...

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