Rankings Watch – the calm before the storm

The beginning of the calendar year is traditionally a quiet time in the rankings business – at least in terms of new data being released.

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Teaching excellence gets ranked – finally

More success for World 100 members in a new ranking from Times Higher Education, this time seeking to measure teaching quality – a long overdue innovation, given the lack of education-focused metrics in the traditional global rankings.

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Rankings watch: ARWU Rankings – No change at the top, again…

The second major rankings of the season, the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) produced by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy (formerly part of Shanghai Jiao Tong University), has been published.

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QS World University Rankings 2019 – First Look

The latest edition of the QS World University rankings were released on 6 June. Here’s a first look at some of the results.

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Reputation Rankings – no change at the top

The global rankings season is upon us, with the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings first out of the traps with a launch at the NAFSA conference in Philadelphia on 30 May.

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Rankings watch – ‘Tis the Season to Influence Reputation

New year, new rankings season! Times Higher Education has launched its reputation survey with academics around the globe, the results of which will feed into the next THE Reputation Rankings and 2019 World University Rankings.

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Mind the data: The challenges of having effective methodologies and data collection

The challenges of having effective methodologies and data collection processes were highlighted recently with US News & World Report pulling a top MBA course from one of its key rankings.

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Other kinds of rankings

It is not only Higher Education that is obsessed with rankings; they are seemingly everywhere, perhaps given the media-friendly hooks they provide.

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Rankings Update: 2018 US News & World Report

It’s a busy time of year for rankings. In the past few weeks, we’ve seen the publication of the 2018 US News & World Report Best Global Universities

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The Ranking Influencers 2016/17: How academics and employers determine the best universities – Full Report

In 2016/17, The World 100 Reputation Network annual research project explored the reputation surveys that contribute to major university rankings, with a particular focus on ranking influencers: academics and employers.

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The Ranking Influencers 2016/17: How academics and employers determine the best universities – Executive Summary

In 2016/17, The World 100 Reputation Network annual research project explored the reputation surveys that contribute to major university rankings, with a particular focus on ranking influencers: academics and employers.

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