Rock climbers helping man overcome obstacle

Cultivating a sense of goodwill and responsible citizenship are key to the university's strategy

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After the THE Africa Universities Summit, and as higher education leaders gather at Going Global in Cape Town, Phil Baty reflects on the role of rankings in nation-building

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Asia increases its standing in this year's Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings

Globe showing map of Africa, Best universities in Africa

Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the top 15 universities in Africa

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China’s motives, like the West’s, are mixed, but it clearly has a role to play in building capacity in African higher education

Thank you

The responses of 10,323 scholars give THE the largest and most statistically sound reputation ranking, says Phil Baty

Hong Kong

Prestigious event will bring together leaders from some of the world’s best universities

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Paper finds that universities are more likely to interact with institutions that are geographically closer to them

Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 Rankings 2016 methodology

The Times Higher Education team discuss the results of the latest ranking of the best universities under the age of 50

Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 Rankings 2016 methodology

The rankings tables give less weight to reputation, a measure often associated with past glories

Phil Baty, Times Higher Education World University Rankings editor

Times Higher Education expands number of universities ranked to capture vigorous and active sector, says World University Rankings editor Phil Baty

Young boy dressed as superhero, world's best young universities

The UK has the most institutions in the Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 Rankings 2016

Piotr Lisek wins pole vault, ISTAF, Germany, 2015

Fledgling institutions make the most of freedom to create their own strategies and niches

Humanoid robot Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

How did some of the youngest institutions make such a strong showing in the rankings?

Cable car system, Ocean Park, Hong Kong, China

Rankings efforts must not detract from university mission, says Hong Kong University of Science and Technology president Tony Chan

Students outside Pompeu Fabra University communication campus

Pompeu Fabra University is implementing reforms to compete globally, says rector Jaume Casals

Man reading on bench, University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia, no longer under 50, continues to innovate and invest, says vice-chancellor David Richardson

Brisbane, Australia

Summit will take place on 5-7 April and officially launch the 150 Under 50 Rankings 2017, ranking the world's best universities under 50 years old

Winners' podium

In the second blog from the opening seminar of the Centre for Global Higher Education, Robert Tijssen says league tables are meeting growing demand from institutions as well as students

Ghana flags, THE Africa Universities Summit 2016

Times Higher Education event will explore how to educate Africa’s increasing number of young people