World University Rankings

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When it comes to student engagement, US institutions in the research elite typically have a lot of ground to make up

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The event will include the official launch of the 2017 THE BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings

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Eight subject rankings reveal elite group of 14 US and European universities thriving across disciplines

Stanford University students, Stanford Summit Push 2016

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education league table focuses on universities’ teaching environments

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Find out the differences between these two leading US university rankings


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

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Louise Richardson says Asian and US universities are hot on Oxford’s heels while Brexit vote is already affecting the institution’s researchers

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

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

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings 2017 methodology

Ranking of US universities and colleges puts student success and learning at its heart

New for 2016-2017

THE’s director of data and analytics Duncan Ross reflects on the work underpinning the 2016-2017 World University Rankings

THE World University Rankings passes independent audit

Unprecedented transparency for global rankings sees PricewaterhouseCoopers sign off THE’s methodological process and calculations

THE World University Rankings 2016-17 launch

Times Higher Education’s flagship rankings will be released on 21 September

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Arts and humanities research will be better represented in the 2016-17 global league table


Event will take place in Berkeley, California, ahead of the THE World Academic Summit

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LinkedIn co-founder, a Nobel laureate and more than 10 university presidents among high-profile speakers at Times Higher Education’s flagship event 

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US ranking will focus on student experience and outcomes

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Times Higher Education’s debut event on universities’ innovation and impact will be held in partnership with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Brazil leads Times Higher Education’s debut ranking of the top universities in Latin America

Singapore skyline, Merlion fountain, Asia University Rankings 2016

Singapore leads the way in Times Higher Education's 2016 ranking of the premier universities in Asia