26 septembre 2016

UK takes top spot from US but slides in global ranking

By Brendan O'Malley. The University of Oxford has become the first United Kingdom university and first institution outside the United States to top the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in the 13-year history of the table. It has pushed five-times champion, the California Institute of Technology, into second place. Read more...

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Germany, Sweden top list of cheapest study destinations

Germany and Sweden have been named the cheapest places to attend university with a combined cost of £6,700 (US$8,760) per year – a fraction of the £18,000 needed to study at an institution in the United Kingdom – writes Aftab Ali for the Independent. Read more...

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25 septembre 2016

Le top 5 des applications mobiles les mieux notées

Blog Emploi StoreEn cette période d’examens, de rendus des copies et de bilans, l’Emploi Store s’est prêté à l’exercice en vous proposant le Top 5 des applications mobiles. Voir l'article...

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19 septembre 2016

Study abroad funding determined by university rankings

By Jan Petter Myklebust and Eva Tønnessen. The Norwegian government agencies overseeing arrangements for grants for students to study abroad are drawing up a list of permitted elite destination universities – for those applying for top-up grants to attend elite institutions abroad – based on universities’ performance in two global rankings, it has emerged. Read more...

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14 septembre 2016

Universités. La France décroche dans le classement de Shanghai

Cette année, la France décroche d'une place dans le classement de Shanghai, se positionnant à la 6e marche mondiale derrière les Etats-Unis, la Chine, l'Allemagne, le Royaume-Uni et l'Australie. Côté classement individuel des établissements, la première université française, Paris-VI est à la 39e place.
Source : http://www.gref-bretagne.com/Actualites

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12 septembre 2016

The tides of change revealed by new world ranking

By Angel Calderon. QS’s 13th edition of its world university rankings will be remembered by universities for the gains or losses it brought. Three universities dropped from the top 50; four dropped from the 51-100 band and another four dropped out of the top 200. Read more...

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US, Asia rise as Europe falters in university ranking

By Brendan O'Malley. United States universities took 11 of the top 20 places in the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings published last week, and held all top three places for the first time since 2004-5. Read more...

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11 septembre 2016

RUR research ranking

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe Moscow-based RUR Rankings Agency has produced a research performance ranking of 692 universities. There are five criteria with equal weighting: 1.normalized citation impact, 2.citations per paper, 3. papers per academic and research staff, 4.international research reputation and 5. proportion of research papers with international collaborators. More...

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QS World Rankings Released

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngIn the 2016-2017 edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings there have been no change in the basic methodology so the rankings generally show moderate changes. Half of the weighting goes to two reputation surveys, 40% for an academic research survey and 10% for an employer survey. More...

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Ranking and University Teaching

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngUniversities have become obsessed with using rankings to attract high paying students from rapidly developing countries such as India and China. They have also distorted the career paths of young academics who are encouraged to concentrate on research and treat teaching as being of little significance. More...

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