New initiative for Indonesian higher education toward world-class status

By Prof Anas Miftah Fauzi Vice Rector for Research and Collaboration Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia Indonesian higher education institutions Indonesia covers a wide range of higher education institutions...

Harnessing the Transformative Power of Liberal Arts Education

A QS Showcase message from Professor Leonard K Cheng, president of Lingnan University in Hong Kong “The liberal arts education provided by Lingnan University...

A new start in the search for international competitiveness

Thailand has refined its plans for higher education to boost the economy through innovation. Dr Udom Kachintorn, president of Mahidol University, tells John O’Leary...

Entrepreneurial university: connecting education, research and innovation in Russia

By Dr Vladimir Nikiforov Vice Rector for Research ITMO University, Russia From 1990s to mid-2000s, the majority of research centres and universities in Russia faced a challenge...

A University with Young Roots in Rich Soil

A QS Showcase profile of Professor Abdulfattah S Mashat, rector of Jeddah University "University of Jeddah is whole-heartedly dedicated to implementing Vision 2030, toward a...
The development and advancement of higher education in Saudi Arabia

The development and advancement of higher education in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

By Prof Abdulrahman O AI-Youbi President King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia Introduction I start by quoting the words of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the...
Indian higher education – opportunities and transformation

Indian higher education – opportunities and transformation

By Dr Rajan Saxena Vice Chancellor NMIMS University, India Traditionally India has been known as “Gyan ka Kendra” or a knowledge centre. It earned this tag because...
universities rise to the challenges

Can universities rise to the challenges of the 21st century?

Prof Riyad Hamzah takes the helm at the University of Bahrain with an ambitious reform agenda. He tells John O’Leary that others will need...
Nurturing Women Leaders for Generations Through Innovative Comprehensive Gender Specific Education – the Banasthali Way

Nurturing Women Leaders for Generations Through Innovative Comprehensive Gender Specific Education – the Banasthali...

A QS Showcase message from Professor Aditya Shastri, vice chancellor of Banasthali University “Education is as old as the human existence, but the participation of...
Joy to the world? Or tears on its pillow? The hopes and fears of Brexit

Joy to the world? Or tears on its pillow? The hopes and fears of...

By Tony Martin Former Vice President QS Quacquarelli Symonds With the help of a distinguished panel of Asia and Pacific based educationists, Tony Martin attempts to define...

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