National Student Survey 2021: overall satisfaction results show varied impact of Covid-19

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Mon, 07/19/2021 - 13:52

The results of the UK’s National Student Survey 2021 are in, offering insight into how Covid-19 has affected the university study experience.

About 330,000 students from hundreds of universities, colleges and other providers across the UK completed the 2021 National Student Survey. This is up from the 310,000 students who answered the survey in 2020.

Survey questions covered all areas of academic life, including the quality of teaching, feedback on work, and learning resources.


Best universities in Latin America

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 07/13/2021 - 11:36

If you are looking to study at one of the best universities in Latin America, heading to Brazil might be your best bet, according to the results of the 2021 Times Higher Education Latin America University Rankings. The country has an impressive 67 universities in the ranking.

The 2021 ranking includes 177 institutions in 13 countries, up from 166 institutions last year.

Best universities in Asia

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 06/02/2021 - 10:10

The 2021 Asia University Rankings reveal the best colleges and universities in Asia, featuring institutions from 30 territories.

Japan leads the way, with 116 universities in the ranking, while China comes second, with 91 ranked institutions. India is the third most-represented country, with 63 universities.

Hong Kong is the most represented area in the top 10, with three universities present.

What are the China Subject Ratings and how can students use them

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 05/11/2021 - 14:50

What are the China Subject Ratings?

The China Subject Ratings are a set of ratings that aim to provide a definitive list of the best universities worldwide for a range of subjects based on subject classifications by the Chinese Ministry of Education (MoE).

China’s Ministry of Education categorises 111 subjects across 13 pillars. The ratings measure performance across 89 of these subjects within 12 pillars. These pillars are: agriculture, arts, economics, education, engineering, history, law, literature, management, medical, philosophy, and physical science.


A guide to university rankings for international students

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 03/09/2021 - 15:50

International university rankings can be confusing. There’s no definitive list of top universities; if you’re looking for the “best universities”, you won’t find just one answer. Although university rankings are useful tools for comparing universities, the relevancy and accuracy of the results depend on what you are really looking for, whether that may be institutions in a specific country, the best universities for a specific degree subject or a specific type of environment.

Top universities with the best student-to-staff ratio 2021

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 02/11/2021 - 11:44

A lower student-to-staff ratio can help students cultivate closer relationships with their lecturers, have quicker access to essay feedback, and get involved in more interactive seminars and discussions.

Times Higher Education has created this table to show which universities have the best student-to-staff ratios in the world to help students work out which universities could be best placed to provide this type of learning environment.

Most international universities in the world

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 01/28/2021 - 17:06

Prospective students looking to study in the most international environments in the world should apply to universities in Switzerland, Hong Kong, Singapore or the UK. 

Universities, by their nature, are global institutions. Typically, they are home to communities of students and scholars from all over the world, and they tackle some of the globe’s most pressing problems through research.

Best historically black colleges and universities in the United States

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 01/20/2021 - 13:03

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are a unique feature of the higher education landscape in the US. They are found mostly in the Southern States.

HBCUs were established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to provide higher education for the African American community. This was because, before 1964, African Americans were not permitted to study in the majority of schools.