Rankings

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The results of the survey will be used to shape the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-18

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Liberal arts colleges have lower levels of racial and socio-economic diversity among students, according to data collected by Times Higher Education

Brisbane, Australia

The ranking will be released during the THE Young Universities Summit in Australia

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The ranking will be released during the THE Asia Universities Summit in South Korea

THE World University Rankings 2016-2017 methodology illustration

A look at the most-read THE university rankings articles from the past 12 months

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Sir Keith Burnett reflects on the future of academia and innovation in the UK and China

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Leading higher education scholar warns that the sector will ‘shut down’ if institutions do not report their value

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Recent university rankings results provide some much-needed discomfort in Japan, says Devin Stewart

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Alternative metrics find that research from Barack Obama received the most online attention this year

Lightbulb innovation

Measuring entrepreneurialism must take account of individual academics, say Robert Tijssen and Alfredo Yegros 

John Aubrey Douglass speaking at THE BRICS & Emerging Economies Universties Summit

Berkeley academic also tells THE event that government initiatives have little influence on the quality of universities

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For many universities, rankings help to identify where improvement is needed for the national good, says THE rankings editor Phil Baty

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Institutions in developing economies are disadvantaged on key rankings criteria. We need to rethink the defining characteristics of the future world-class university, says Ihron Rensburg

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Heavy investment in research and professional development will help the region make headway, explains Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela

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India and China are the main winners in our list of the best universities in emerging economies

BRICS & Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017 methodology

This year, the number of universities included in the BRICS & Emerging Economies University Rankings is expanded considerably, using our rigorous performance indicators

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Scholars gathering to celebrate work of Gareth Williams debate contrasting visions of the future of the university

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Philip G. Altbach and Hans de Wit foresee a bleak future for America’s global excellence and competitiveness

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The 150 best universities for delivering work-ready graduates

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Students on courses that combine online delivery with face-to-face interaction are the least satisfied in Times Higher Education’s US student survey