Tag Archives: QS

ANG MOH QUESTIONS NTU & NUS TOP RANKINGS IN QS 2018, ACCUSES RANKING OF BEING SHADY

First impressions suggest it is almost laughably inaccurate. UC Berkeley at #27? This is the same university that is affiliated with 91 Nobel Laureates, 13 Fields Medals, 23 Turing Awards and 16 elements of the Periodic Table. The rest of the ranking seems similarly strange as well; NUS and NTU ranked right alongside or higher than Princeton, Cornell, Yale, Columbia and Johns Hopkins? I know these universities have made rapid strides in funding and encouraging cutting edge research, so perhaps it’s inevitable that they’ve caught up and surpassed the more well known Ivy League universities. That is obviously partly the case, but after digging around for a bit, there seems to be a whole host of articles about the flawed methodology and downright shady practices of the QS organisation.

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NUS & NTU MOVES UP QS UNIVERSITY WORLD RANKINGS

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have each risen by two positions to rank 22nd and 39th, respectively, in the annual Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. The results, released today (Sept 16), show that NUS maintained its standing as the best university in Asia for a second year running.

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