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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...

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...

A New Challenge for Higher Education in Korea: Social Innovation

Professor Sung-Chull Lee, executive vice president at Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea explores how forward-looking educational and research initiatives at Korean universities are impacting...

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...

Industrialists help bring relevance to Vietnam’s burgeoning private university sector

Under the leadership of its president, Professor Nguyen Manh Hung, Vietnam’s private Nguyen Tat Thanh University (NTTU) has grown to become a comprehensive university...

Looking in on an era of change

Professor Judy Lam of Wuhan College tells John O’Leary how private institutions can be leaders in innovation in higher education in China. As one of...

Quality in Education: Achievements and Aspirations

A QS Showcase message from Dr Abdullah Al Rubaish, rector of Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University “Accreditation is a major step forward in our quest...

The University of Macau: a New Model for Talent Nurturing

Reform of higher learning should not be simply expanding the scale of universities; rather, higher learning institutions should align themselves with the value and...
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...
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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...

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