Rankings

Shenzhen skyline

Times Higher Education’s first summit in mainland China will host launch of 2018 Asia University Rankings

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Focus on rankings risks neglecting the genuine quality improvements that could propel Indian institutions into the global league, says Amarnath Bose

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Expansion of league table reveals a more diverse list of countries and institutions

Olomouc

The first Times Higher Education ranking measuring universities in the 13 nations that have joined the EU post-2000 will launch at the event 

Quad bike crash

Placings for UK in latest edition of Global University Employability Survey may already be reflecting damage to country’s reputation

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Using the results of the Global University Employability Survey, Simon Baker reveals which countries and institutions are rated best for graduate digital competency and links to industry, and which skills are most prized by employers

misleading

Advertising Standards Authority upholds complaints about assertions from six institutions

collaboration, teamwork, cooperation, rowing

Scientific endeavour has for centuries been driven on by both competitive and collaborative spirit, and the rankings can boost both, says Phil Baty

brain science

Universities in the US dominate new Times Higher Education psychology ranking

University of California, Los Angeles

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor drops to second place in Times Higher Education table 

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In our rapidly changing world focused on science and progress, the liberal arts are sometimes considered irrelevant; but they offer unique insight into who we are and where we are going

Snow on campus

Liberal arts colleges are often perceived as being elite and irrelevant. But the best among them excel in areas such as engagement and focus on critical thinking. Ellie Bothwell explores whether liberal arts education has become redundant – or simply needs a makeover

Airplane spotters

Institutions that are well connected to ‘global transportation hubs’ rise up league tables faster, study finds

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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

Princeton University

Princeton leads Times Higher Education's list of institutions with the most affiliated Nobel prizewinners for the second consecutive year

Inflatable American football player

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

University of Glasgow

Cambridge tops combined results of three main UK university league tables for the seventh year in a row

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Institutions in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and the Netherlands feature in top 20 of new listings by discipline
Protest on the streets of Barcelona on the National Day of Catalonia 2014

Data from the World University Rankings shows that on research performance, the region is among the world’s best

Harvard University campus

Stanford loses lead spot in 2018 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education league table