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...

The resurgence of higher education in Pakistan

By Dr S Sohail H Naqvi Vice Chancellor Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan “In the last 10 years Pakistan has emerged as the country...

The history and development of higher education ranking systems

By Dr Kevin Downing Secretary to Council and Court Director, Knowledge Enterprise and Analysis City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Mr Petrus Johannes Loock Researcher, Division for Institutional...

Still changing after all these years (929 of them)

Francesco Ubertini has been rector of the University of Bologna in Italy since 2015. Here he discusses the challenges of running Europe’s oldest and...

The Value of Shared Leadership

A QS Showcase message from Father Herminio V Dagohoy, rector of University of Santo Tomas “We do not need to stress the fact that in...

An academic mission in Pakistan and Africa

Awais Raoof, chairman of governors at the University of Lahore, is also Uganda’s honorary consul. He tells John O’Leary how the two roles can...
Paradigm shift in foreign language education in South Korea

Paradigm shift in foreign language education in South Korea

By Dr In Chul Kim President Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea Foreign language education played a pivotal role in the remarkable economic development...
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...
Leonard Cheng

Flying the flag for the liberal arts

Economist Leonard Cheng is president of Lingnan University in Hong Kong. He talked to Martin Ince about running a university there as Beijing gets...
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...

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