In numbers

Ranking

Loughborough University and University College London enter top 10

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Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the best ancient institutions 

London Business School campus

Insead beats Harvard Business School into second place as US continues to dominate the top 10

Globalisation

Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the top 200 most outward-looking institutions

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US institution reveals its 41st annual list of words that should be banned due to misuse, overuse and general uselessness 

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The most popular higher education articles of the year, based on website traffic

Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge

List ranks institutions by search engine results and Wikipedia appearances

Alternative metrics reveal the research that received the most online attention

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Use the Force if you want, but to really destroy the Death Star, Heriot-Watt University may be the place to start

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Key predictions from the Open University and SRI International report

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Top 150 universities for graduate employability revealed

Tsinghua University

Financial Times reveals its top 100 worldwide executive MBA programmes based on alumni success

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Advice from a guide prepared by two academics will help you to impress a conference audience

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List voted for by leading academic booksellers, librarians and publishers revealed ahead of Academic Book Week

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Data reveal main recruiters of graduates in professional roles

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List drawn up by social technology body Jisc reveals its top HE tweeters

Imperial College London Hammersmith campus

London institutions top Good University Guide 2016 list based on graduate job prospects

University of Surrey

Surrey and Sussex make strides in Good University Guide 2016

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10 must-dos for postdocs identified by Catherine L Drennan, professor of chemistry and biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PhD student

PhD advice: from choosing the right topic to getting through your thesis