Image from China's mission to the Moon

Mainland partnerships and lunar missions show the benefits of collaboration, says Timothy W. Tong, the head of Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Two women look at pollen robots in Japan

Akiyoshi Yonezawa looks at what new domestic league table might tell the world about Japan’s strengths and weaknesses

A large group of people wearing colourful clothing

There is no monopoly on quality in Asia – excellence is found continent-wide, says Phil Baty

University of Sydney

THE analysis reveals the 53 institutions that could surpass Oxbridge and the Ivy League

Person holding world in hands (university rankings)

Times Higher Education will release more than 20 different rankings tables this year

China Medical University, Taiwan

First THE Asia Pacific university ranking will be launched at the event

California sunset

A round-up of the top 100 universities founded between 1945 and 1966 will be published for the first time

Japanese lanterns

New table will focus on teaching and learning as well as student success

Asia University Rankings 2017 methodology

Change for the better: fuelled by more comprehensive data, the 2017 Asia rankings probe deeper than ever


The event in South Korea will include the official launch of the THE Asia University Rankings 

Improvement, performance, rankings, success

THE’s Rankings Editor Phil Baty sets out why the World University Rankings are here to stay – and why that's a good thing

Student connections

The institutions with the strongest global connections have a ‘cultural disposition’ to think beyond borders. Ellie Bothwell reports

Subra Suresh, president of Carnegie Mellon University, speaks to THE at the World Economic Forum in Davos

Interconnected world/global roaming

Phil Baty reports from the World Economic Forum in Davos

Harvard University with graph and figures

Our global survey gives a picture of which institutions are best at producing senior business leaders worldwide. John Elmes reports

A visitor admires shadow puppets made of leather during an exhibition. China
Lucrative offer to professor renews concerns over 'unethical' contracts
Pile of casino chips on gambling table
Are Chinese universities doing the same with affiliations as UK institutions do with REF, asks Jack Grove
Spending graph

Duncan Ross on the correlation between country income and university performance

Hong Kong

Event will explore university-industry collaboration, curiosity-led research and whether institutions can create entrepreneurs


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