Harvard University campus

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

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Chancellor Lizhong Yu tells Jack Grove about how NYU Shanghai hopes its model will turbocharge international mobility

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New study adds to concerns over the weakness of Chinese university teaching

Nicholas Dirks at the THE World Academic Summit

Nicholas Dirks tells THE summit that free tuition would enable government to 'control' public research universities 

Phil Baty

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

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

Citation analysis reveals potential winners of science’s highest accolade

World University Rankings 2016-2017

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

Economic impact of research at UK, US and Japanese universities (22 September 2016)

This graph compares how UK, US and Japanese universities perform on measures of the economic impact of their research

Review: The Dictator’s Dilemma, by Bruce Dickson

Money buys compliance, and a few shots of Confucianism help too, says Jonathan Mirsky

Professor_Louise_Richardson_by_John_Cairns_4.9.15-A-20 University of Oxford Vice Chancellor

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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David Matthews reports from Canada on the Trudeau government’s plans to convert academic research into commercial gains

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Times Higher Education’s biggest analysis ever sees 980 institutions jostling for position in the most competitive world ranking to date. Ellie Bothwell reports

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To remain relevant in a rapidly changing world, the global university sector must work harder to convey its value to policymakers and the wider public, says Hamish Coates, professor of higher education, University of Melbourne

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An increasing drive to compare university offerings worldwide is hampered by the particular nature of teaching and learning, writes Paul Ashwin, professor of higher education, Lancaster University

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

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A long association with world rankings does not stop Times Higher Education from fine-tuning its approach, says Phil Baty

Crowd of University College London (UCL) students relaxing in sunshine

As the UK prepares to exit the EU, we must urge policymakers not to drain the talent pool of international academics and students, writes Michael Arthur, president of University College London

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Anna Esaki-Smith writes on the many challenges facing her as she prepares her class for the IELTS exam

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Peter Mathieson says being part of UN HeForShe initiative will allow the university to improve female representation

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