Monday, September 24, 2018
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...
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...
Are universities leading the way to build a higher education workforce for the future? Australia in focus

Are universities leading the way to build a higher education workforce for the future?...

By Winnie Eley Deputy Vice Chancellor, International and Advancement The University of Newcastle, Australia “Keeping up with workforce shifts isn’t easy, particularly for big, traditional companies. The...
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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

Yale’s gamekeeper turns poacher with a difference

Richard Levin says traditional universities should embrace MOOCs, not fear them. The CEO of Coursera tells John O’Leary that online courses can bring particular...

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