World University Rankings

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Universities in the US lead Times Higher Education’s rankings for engineering and technology and computer science; Peking and NUS are Asia’s top performers

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Phil Baty on why the results of the 2018 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings, published on THE today, matter so much

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Institutions in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and the Netherlands feature in top 20 of new listings by discipline
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Stanford loses lead spot in 2018 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education league table 

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Peking University joins the top 20 of the Times Higher Education subject table for the first time

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Times Higher Education will publish expanded league tables for 11 different subject areas

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Times Higher Education’s flagship event will return to the Asian city state for its fifth edition

World University Rankings results 2018

Two UK institutions lead our ranking of the best universities for the first time in its history, with Oxford holding on to the number one spot for the second year in a row, while Cambridge has risen to second place

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We answer some of your questions about the new Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education Global Business School Rankings

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Brazil retains the crown in Times Higher Education’s second annual list of the top universities in the region as higher education institutions face up to the need to change

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The universities of China, Singapore and South Korea are among the world leaders in some STEM fields, but will they expand their strength into other disciplines? asks Simon Marginson

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The ranking will be released at an event in Mexico in July

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Times Higher Education to partner with The Wall Street Journal to produce business school rankings in spring 2018

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The first THE ranking measuring teaching across Europe will be launched at the event next year

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Figures reveal the UK to be less of a pacesetter than generally thought and the Netherlands to be a real knockout. Simon Baker investigates who might be continental kings after Brexit

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The UK may lead Europe in terms of internationalisation, but other countries are surprisingly strong and gaining ground. Ellie Bothwell reports

Asian universities overtake top Western brands in the Times Higher Education ranking of the world’s most prestigious universities 

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Universities with the highest student to staff ratio named
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Ahead of his address at Going Global 2017, Phil Baty looks at the relationship between the world’s best universities and their place in the world

Best universities in the Middle East and North Africa.
The best universities in the Arab World have been named