The QS World University Rankings by Subject, by far the richest global measure of higher education performance, have just been published for the seventh time. They contain details of university standing in 46 subjects, four of them new this year. The subjects analysed in these rankings cover the vast majority of academic teaching and research. […]
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It has been well established that researchers whose first language is not English are at a considerable disadvantage in promoting their work. The likelihood of acceptance by a top international journal is reduced when submissions are poorly written and papers published in other languages tend to be less well-read than those in English. A new […]
Two major events to be organized by QS in the next few months extend the company’s higher education activities beyond rankings. The first is the new edition of the highly successful EduData Summit, which attracted speakers and delegates from world-leading universities to London last year to discuss the ways in which big data could benefit […]
The 14th edition of the QS World University Rankings will be published later this year. While the overall shape of the publication will be familiar to almost anyone reading these words, there is one big change. We have decided to publish this year’s Rankings in the first full week of June, thus breaking with […]
Dear reader, QS may be best-known for its rankings, but its activity in the higher education sphere goes far beyond this. This edition of Higher Education World features some of them, as well as reporting on a dramatic change of publication schedule for the company’s main rankings. That change will make the QS World University […]
Which nation has the world’s best universities? The question is of growing interest, and we have answered it with a novel analysis published in late May. The Higher Education System Strength (HESS) rank is designed to show how good each nation’s university system is by world standards, and how appropriate it is to its host […]
QS is on a permanent mission to ensure informed choices are made about higher education. This month, it took this commitment to a new level by holding the first Edu Data Summit, intended to look at all the ways in which big data is informing universities and improving the student experience. Held in London on […]
Improved data collection has enabled QS to expand its unique ranking of universities in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) from 150 to 200 institutions. But there is still remarkable stability at the top. A total of 24 countries are represented in the 2016 edition of the ranking. Once again, Russia has by far the […]
Saudi Arabia continues to dominate the QS ranking of universities in the Arab Region, with 19 of the top 100 universities in the latest edition, including three of the top four. Sustained investment in higher education has helped Saudi universities to repeat the successes seen in the first official ranking, published in 2015. But the full […]
This year’s QS analysis of Asia’s top universities looks similar to the 2015 edition, especially in the topmost positions. But there are a number of key changes to the indicators we use and the weights we assign to them. One major change is to increase the weight given to our survey of employer opinion from […]
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