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England will not take part in OECD's 'Pisa for universities'

Doubts now raised over future of project billed as having potential to shake up hierarchy of world higher education

World University Rankings blog: 500,000 reasons to be cheerful

Data will power the most comprehensive THE World University Rankings yet

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South African institutions top THE Africa rankings pilot

Times Higher Education creates a top 15 table for Africa’s academies ahead of the inaugural THE Africa Universities Summit on 30-31 July

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Study abroad rankings ‘will encourage student mobility’

Additional internationalisation measurement would increase participation in studying overseas, says Erasmus+ director

THE World Academic Summit speakers

Programme highlights revealed for World Academic Summit in Melbourne

Nobel laureate among prestigious line-up

US president Barack Obama giving a speech

Obama 'scraps' college rating plan

US administration instead pledges to provide more data to students, researchers and institutions

World’s top 10 universities led by women

World University Rankings analysis reveals the best female-led institutions

Stanford president John Hennessy to step down

John Hennessy has announced plans to step down as president of Stanford University in summer 2016, after leading the institution for more than 15 years

THE podcast: Asia University Rankings 2015 results

Asia University Rankings 2015 results announced

Japan still ‘king of the mountain’ but balance of power shifts to neighbour

Melbourne skyline, Australia

Times Higher Education World Academic Summit 2015 to take place in Melbourne

The Times Higher Education World Academic Summit 2015 will take place in Melbourne, Australia, in partnership with the University of Melbourne

UK is a knockout performer on pound-for-pound basis

GDP-adjusted ranking of global higher education systems puts British system near top

Young universities network launched in Dublin

A new network of young research institutions in Europe has been launched with the aim of increasing influence in education policy

100 Under 50 Rankings 2015 results

Ranking of universities under 50 years old shows a dip in UK’s strength in depth and Swiss on a roll

World University Rankings 2015-2016: institutional data collection under way

Times Higher Education has begun building the largest and most comprehensive database of university information in the world as part of reforms to ensure that the flagship THE World University Rankings continue to lead the field for rigour, responsiveness and transparency

Inaugural THE Africa Universities Summit to be held in Johannesburg

Times Higher Education has announced that it will hold its inaugural THE Africa Universities Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, in July 2015

World Reputation Rankings 2015 results

‘Super-league’ can’t be shaken from the top

MENA top 30 snapshot released as THE MENA Universities Summit launches

Institutions from 11 countries feature in a top 30 that previews what a new ranking of universities in the Middle East and North Africa could look like

Mena snapshot puts Texas A&M at Qatar in top spot

Qatar and Lebanon are the top performers in a snapshot of what a new ranking for universities in the Middle East and North Africa could look like

BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2015 results

Russia and Turkey also making strides in the second annual rankings table for emerging economies

New partner for THE rankings; David Willetts joins TES Global advisory board

Change to data collection methods in move designed to permit deeper analysis as former universities minister agrees to chair new Higher Education Advisory Board

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