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World University Rankings 2016-2017: results announced

University of Oxford snatches top spot from Caltech in this year’s World University Rankings as Asia’s rise continues

Phil Baty

World Academic Summit 2016: Phil Baty speech

Phil Baty addresses the THE World Academic Summit 2016, and raises some fundamental questions about how higher education is viewed worldwide

Transform France's educational offer abroad, says report

A lack of strategy and autonomy are to blame for French universities’ failure to keep pace on transnational education, study suggests

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Leszek Borysiewicz with World Academic Summit logo

World Academic Summit 2016: Fight back against 'anti-expert' rhetoric, says Cambridge v-c

Sir Leszek Borysiewicz to tell THE summit that universities rely on public trust and institutional autonomy

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017 results out now

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Leszek Borysiewicz with World Academic Summit logo

Sir Leszek Borysiewicz to tell THE summit that universities rely on public trust and institutional autonomy

Concorde enthusiast waves French flag

A lack of strategy and autonomy are to blame for French universities’ failure to keep pace on transnational education, study suggests

Hand behind sheet

Results come as issue continues to be high up agenda on campuses in the UK and US

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Study being launched at THE World Academic Summit highlights challenges of collecting comparable data on social mobility

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Opposition spokesman on higher education also says government tactics on EU students are 'grubby'

University lecture hall packed full of students

But others say shifting the problem back to students would simply be the ‘easy way out’ instead of prioritising HE in state budgets

Canadian Stephen Toope set to take over from Sir Leszek Borysiewicz in autumn 2017 to lead the prestigious university 

Loan pot cut by two thirds, claims Rafizi Ramli of People’s Justice Party 

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Ministers from Asia, Australasia and the Americas explore common challenges

Cube letters show the words No Racism

Flurry prompts discussion over whether such incidents are more common, or a symptom of social media explosion

Long rows of jam-filled biscuits

Government review of admissions followed media assertions that misleading entry tariffs are ‘rife’

Citation analysis reveals potential winners of science’s highest accolade

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Annual study from UK estates group shows academic performance has dropped in importance for prospective students

Blogs

Phil Baty

Phil Baty addresses the THE World Academic Summit 2016, and raises some fundamental questions about how higher education is viewed worldwide

Brexit, EU referendum

Vice-chancellors will need to adapt if they want to influence the direction of post-Brexit Britain, says David Boddy

World University Rankings 2016-2017

The latest reaction to the World University Rankings as it comes in

Podcasts

THE World University Rankings 2016-2017 methodology illustration

Analysis of the latest World University Rankings results

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LinkedIn, social media

Kate McNamee explains how the Alliance Manchester Business School is embracing LinkedIn

Poppletonian

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The official weekly newsletter of the University of Poppleton. Finem respice!

Opinion

Martin O'Neill illustration (22 September 2016)

Via fiscal reform, income-linked loans and four-year places, a famed higher education system can be saved, says Simon Marginson

Mitch Blunt illustration (22 September 2016)

The country’s learners and academics are more thoughtful, engaged and generous than their UK counterparts, says Sam Gilchrist Hall

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Funding, freedom from regulation and staff of the highest calibre are the keys to global success

Nate Kitch illustration (15 September 2016)

David Palfreyman considers how secretiveness about the benefits a graduate might expect might fall foul of trading regulations

Books

Rolling Stones posing beside airport runway

Emma Rees is happily lost in a Sixties’ soundscape but wonders why there are so few female artists

Student protesters marching through streets of Montreal

David Wheeler applauds a critique of the impact of neoliberal forces on higher education

Buildings in Oran, Algeria

Book of the week: Rachel Bowlby tracks the impact of a strange and foreign novel across languages and culture

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Tales of marooned mariners helped Britain to see itself as a global power, A. W. Purdue hears

Rankings

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Find out the differences between these two leading US university rankings

Books

League tables for computer science, and business and economics will be released for the first time

Students sitting in circle outside on lawn

Small colleges perform well in Times Higher Education US student survey, which will fuel upcoming university ranking for the country