Today QS has launched a new pilot ranking of institutions in Emerging Europe and Central Asia at a conference at Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest, Hungary. While sharing some common indicators, the ranking applies a different methodology from the QS World University Rankings and is tailored to show the priorities of institutions in the region. Feedback on […]
About Leigh Kamolins
Leigh is Operations Manager in the QS Intelligence Unit.
He has worked widely in research and project management roles in Australia and the United Kingdom. In Australia this work focused on human rights and anti-corruption in the public sector and in the UK he worked on the Government's structural reform of the English school system.
Leigh has a BA from Monash University and a Masters of European and International Studies from Monash University (which included a semester on exchange to King's College London).
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The QS Best Student Cities 2015 index was released today. Paris remains in top place, with a number of ranked universities and as a hub of employer activity. It also performed well on the Student Mix and Desirability indicators. The Australian city of Melbourne, climbed up the ranking from fifth place to take second place, […]
QS have launched a pilot ranking of Arab Region universities today. Extensive consultation has been undertaken with university leaders in the region to identify a suitable methodology – over 100 academics attended a QS methodology fact finding meeting in Abu Dhabi in May 2014. This first, pilot edition is based on the nine criteria — […]
Pearson have published their Global Index of Cognitive Skills and Educational Attainment for 2014. The Index ranks countries based on cognitive skills (PISA, TIMSS and PIRLS scores in Reading, Maths and Science) and educational attainment (literacy and graduation rates). Heading up the 2014 ranking are the Asian educational powerhouse countries of South Korea, Japan and […]