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Duke and Carnegie Mellon universities are the biggest risers at the top of a student-focused ranking of US universities and colleges, with Harvard topping the ranking for the fifth consecutive year.
The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking is a pioneering ranking of US colleges and universities that puts student success and learning at its heart, and will be published on the THE website on 7 October 2020.
European universities are set to enjoy a wave of new funding as countries prioritise research and education in colossal stimulus packages designed to repair the damage wrought by coronavirus.
Higher education leaders across Europe and the US will examine access, mental health support and international student enrolments in socially distanced education.
Many of the world’s top higher education institutions are especially vulnerable to a downturn in international student mobility, according to data from the latest THE World University Rankings. The rankings suggest a number of top 200 universities are over-reliant on international student revenues.
The vast majority of scholars say their university has not adequately prepared them for supporting students with mental health issues.
Survey finds that rates of depression and anxiety more common among low-income, female, ethnic minority, LGBTQ and arts students.
High-performing students are “groomed” for PhDs by academics who recklessly assume that good marks equip people for doctoral studies, higher education’s self-proclaimed “thesis whisperer” has warned.
The recent lockdowns highlighted the strains in student housing provision in several countries. As students puzzle over why their universities have so little power to extract refunds from private providers for unused accommodation, Anna McKie asks whether it is time for some rewiring of the system.
Brighton and Sussex Medical School is one of the top universities for student satisfaction, according to the 2020 National Student Survey (NSS). View the full results for UK universities ranked by student satisfaction in the survey.
The overall satisfaction of students with their university in the UK has dipped slightly following a year of “unprecedented challenges”, according to the latest results of the National Student Survey. But Office for Students says results are ‘remarkably positive’ for cohort of students affected by Covid-19 and industrial action.
Internationally mobile students are “warming” to the prospect of quarantine and the inevitability that they will need to complete at least part of their courses remotely, as the reality of pandemic lockdown sinks in. But survey flags ‘generational’ loss of market share in countries that eschew charter flights.
More than a third of students say they would feel ‘not at all safe’ returning to face-to-face teaching on UK university campuses in September, according to a survey conducted by the National Union of Students.
The Trump administration rejected a federal judge’s request to delay its threat to deport foreign students whose universities move online, setting up a ruling in the coming days on whether the judge will temporarily forbid implementation.
Malaysian student Jodie Koh chose to study in London for the diversity, high-quality education and the opportunity to become a global citizen.
Understanding students’ individual needs and concerns during this pandemic will go a long way to helping them progress academically, says Cathy Sandeen.
Familiarity with remote formats is tempered by concerns over racism and health. Foreign students enrolled in US research universities are largely satisfied with their online experience, reflecting their greater familiarity and competency with the format, a 30,000-student poll has found.
Whether we will be teaching our students, masks on, in campus classrooms or online, we must not forget that we are teaching in an unprecedented historical moment. Challenging students to collaborate on course content will help them learn better and develop essential skills.