Rankings Watch: China continues its rise

Mark Sudbury, Head of World 100 and Reputation, reviews the 2022 Shanghai Rankings (AWRU) trends and how World 100 members have performed

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Rankings Watch: Progress of W100 members reversed in QS rankings

Mark Sudbury, Head of World 100 and Reputation, reviews the 2023 QS world rankings, overall trends and how World 100 members have performed.

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Rankings Watch: Flying High in Asia

Mark Sudbury explores the movers and shakers in the 2022 THE Asia Rankings, including the performance of The World 100's Asian members

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REF 2021: Performance, reputation & impact

This week saw the long-awaited publication of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results, more than seven years since the last exercise (REF 2014). Undertaken by representative higher education funding bodies of the four nations of the UK, it the most comprehensive evaluation of the research impact of UK universities.

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2022 Impact Rankings: Three Key Insights

With the rankings still in their relative infancy, there was a change in the methodology for 2022 to include SDG 17 ‘partnerships for the goals, and, as a result, we have a lot more movement in the rankings compared to the more established world rankings tables. We look at a few of the key trends and observations of this year’s release and explore what the future may hold for them

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Rankings Watch: All Change in the Impact Rankings

Mark Sudbury, Head of World 100 and Reputation, looks at the 2022 impact rankings, overall trends and how World 100 members have performed.

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Internationalisation, reputation and rankings – what happen next?

How has internationalisation been impacted by the pandemic? And what are the changes driving global reputation in a sector dominated by globalisation and fierce competition, when international visibility has never been more crucial for success. These topics formed the background to a recent session at Times Higher Education’s Leadership and Management Summit.

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Rankings Watch: More Flex in Reputation Rankings than in Previous Years

Mark Sudbury, Head of World 100 and Reputation, looks at the 2021 reputation rankings, overall trends and how World 100 members have performed.

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Rankings Watch: THE WUR 2021 – Pandemic profile yet to transform global reputation

Mark Sudbury, Head of World 100 and Reputation, looks at the 2021 WUR rankings, overall trends and how World 100 members have performed.

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Rankings Watch: ARWU 2021 – McGill and UNSW lead the rising tide of W100 members

Mark Sudbury, Head of World 100 and Reputation, looks at the 2021 ARWU rankings, overall trends and how World 100 members have performed.

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Arab Universities: The Impact of COVID

In 2021, it is impossible to discuss the subject of reputation without looking at the impact of Covid19, and this is perhaps another key sign that an institution’s reputation cannot be solely attributable to rankings.

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Arab Universities Debate Reputation and Rankings

Rankings and reputation are entwined but reputation is about more than rankings. That was the key conclusion from a World 100-moderated session at the THE Arab Rankings Forum on 27 July. World 100 Director Louise Simpson discussed ‘Using Rankings to Enhance Reputation’ with a panel of experts from some of the biggest universities in the Arab region.

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