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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)...
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...

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...

University rankings – a perspective from one of their founding fathers

John O’Leary is a world-leading British education journalist and consultant, and a pioneer of university rankings. Together with Nunzio Quacquarelli, director of QS, he...
Japanese higher education

The transition of the Japanese higher education market and the role of private universities

By Prof Hitoshi Shiozaki President Kindai University, Japan Japanese universities are facing a crossroads. The population of 18-year-olds (i.e. the age when students finish secondary...

New mood of antipathy spells long-term danger for universities

Glyn Davis fears that unrest over high fee levels could have serious consequences for institutions in parts of the West. The Melbourne vice chancellor...
Fees deal brings peace at last on campuses. There isn’t a standoff now.

Fees deal brings peace at last on campuses. There isn’t a standoff now.

An institution with an illustrious past has been a prime target for the student protests that have swept South Africa. Professor Tyrone Pretorius reveals...

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...

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...
Kamal Nasharuddin Mustapha

Malaysia’s private universities join their public counterparts in a strong rise in world rankings

Malaysia’s universities disappointed in the first world rankings back in 2004. As a result, its government took a bold step to re-evaluate its higher...

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