Mark Sudbury, Head of World 100 and Reputation, looks at the 2021 QS world university rankings, overall trends and how World 100 members have performed.
The World 100 research project for 2020/2021 will explore how universities have used the visibility of Covid-19 research to build profile.
World 100 members have again proved the link between reputation and the real-world impact of universities, achieving 4 of the top 10 places (and 9 of the top 20) in the latest THE Impact Rankings published on 21st April 2021.
The advent of a new administration in Washington DC is reportedly already fuelling an increase in applications from international students to US universities . The so-called ‘Biden Bump’ may go some way to addressing the falls in American global recruitment seen over the last few years.
Rankings Watch is a regular feature from Mark Sudbury, Head of Global Network Development, looking at activity in the university rankings. This month’s segment looks at the US News & World Report’s Best Global Universities, the last of this year’s “big four” rankings, published in late October; followed by the THE Reputation Rankings.