Dr Seiichi Matsuo

The Designated National University programme in Japan

By Dr Seiichi Matsuo  President Nagoya University Japan has almost 800 universities with over 75% in the private sector. However, for most Japanese...
Professor Atiqul Islam

NSU’s two objectives: Further Enhancement of Staff Qualifications and a Quantum Leap in Research

A QS Showcase profile of Professor Atiqul Islam, vice chancellor of North South University “Universities can play an important role in promoting harmony through enhanced...
Professor Dato’ Sri Ts Dr Daing Nasir Ibrahim

The Leader before the Vision who Goes and Shows the Ways

A QS Showcase message from Professor Dato’ Sri Ts Dr Daing Nasir Ibrahim, vice chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Pahang “The culture of excellence, in its...

Iran’s universities’ steady advance in research, rankings and internationalisation

Iran’s university student population has mushroomed in recent years and now approaches 5 million. Abbas Soroush is a professor of Iran's Amirkabir University of...
Roberto Laurel

Private universities’ quest to improve degree quality and graduate employability in the Philippines

Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU) is a private institution with five campuses throughout the Philippines. LPU’s strategic direction is the alignment of research...
Dr Reynaldo B Vea

Mapúa University – Education for the Global and Digital Age

A QS Showcase profile of Dr Reynaldo B Vea, president and chief executive officer of Mapúa University “At Mapúa, we believe that we should transform...

JUST will Fulfil its Mission Based on the 4 I’s Transformation Programme: Innovation, Industry,...

A QS profile of Prof Omar M Al-Jarrah, president of Jordan University of Science and Technology “Advancement of societies and humanity can be realised through...
Prof Vladimir Filippov

From secondary school to university. One examination. Russia

By Prof Vladimir Filippov Rector RUDN University, Russian Federation In Russia, the percentage of people with higher education is very high and normally school leavers...
Dr K Downing

Integrated planning, strategic alignment and metrics

By Dr Kevin Downing Director Knowledge, Enterprise and Analysis City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Developing and writing strategy for higher education institutions (HEIs)...

The campus that is also a city

Rosario Rizzuto loves being rector of Padua University, a dominant force for centuries in this lovely Italian city. But he tells Martin Ince that...

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