Best universities

Best universities in Wisconsin 2022

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Thu, 12/15/2022 - 09:57

Wisconsin is situated in the US Midwest. It borders Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan, as well as two Great Lakes.

The state is home to a number of thriving industries, from manufacturing to entertainment, as well as a good balance of city and country and a number of respected universities. Given that living costs in Wisconsin are slightly lower than those in other US states, it’s a good choice for students.

A variety of outdoor activities are on offer in this area, including fishing, skiing, hiking and water sports.

Digital Leaders: top universities for digital entrepreneurship

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 05/10/2022 - 16:18

Entrepreneurship is becoming one of the most important skills that students can acquire.

In a suite of rankings put together by French consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education, students can explore which universities have a good reputation in providing a digital education and encouraging tech skills and entrepreneurship.

Digital Leaders: top universities for a digital education

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 05/10/2022 - 11:30

Technology and computer science are some of the fastest growing industries in the world, and new roles and jobs are being created every month. Digital skills are highly sought after, even by non-technology companies, and so a technology or digital-based degree is always a smart choice for students.

In a suite of rankings put together by French consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education, students can explore which universities have a good reputation for providing a digital education and encouraging tech skills and entrepreneurship. 

Top universities for climate action 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 04/27/2022 - 17:14

Warnings from environmentalists about the dangers of climate change have become louder and louder over the past few years. If we don’t drastically cut carbon emissions, there could be serious repercussions for the planet.

Many universities are providing great examples of how to combat climate change through pledging to hit zero carbon emissions, refitting buildings to be more energy efficient and arming students with the knowledge and skills to make individual changes.

Top universities for tackling gender equality 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 04/27/2022 - 14:43

Gender equality is one of the key challenges facing society today. Across the world, it manifests in many forms, including pay, employment opportunities and access to education.

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) look to tackle some of today’s biggest global issues, and SDG 5 aims to address the issue of gender equality.

Top universities in the world for global impact 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 04/27/2022 - 12:37

From the crisis of plastic in the oceans to gender disparities in pay, the world’s biggest concerns are more and more in the minds of consumers and corporations. And no one understands the importance of tackling these better than universities and students.  

But which universities are incorporating these global issues into their governance? And how can we measure the real impact that universities are making on their students and wider communities?

Academy Awards nominations 2022: Where did the Oscar nominees go to university?

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 03/21/2022 - 13:26

This year marks the 94th anniversary of the Oscars, and we’ve taken a look at where the 2022 nominees went to university to prep themselves for a career in the film industry.

Although some of the talent did not attend university, choosing instead to dive straight into work, there are 130 universities, theatre schools and specialist schools from all over the world on this year’s list.

Unsurprisingly, universities and colleges in North America and the UK are well represented, but universities in Japan, Denmark, Poland, India and New Zealand also feature. 

International Women’s Day: top universities led by women

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 03/03/2022 - 08:28

​It is striking that still only a few of the world’s top universities are led by women. 

In fact, analysis of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 reveals that just 43 of the top 200 institutions are currently led by women. What is promising is that this is an increase from the 41 universities led by women last year and now amounts to a fifth of the top 200 universities in the world.