THE Asia Pacific University Rankings 2017: this is where the action is
Asia Pacific University: This is the first ranking of the University of Asia Pacific Times Higher Education. So why now?
Well, as Simon Marginson, director of the Center for Global Higher Education at the UCL Institute of Education, said at the opening of our analysis, the region is already larger than Europe and the UK in terms of student numbers and expenditure investigation. “And one day it will become as important as the United States and Canada,” he predicted.
People in a tunnel of light
Simply: “The Asia Pacific region is the most dynamic in the world of higher education,” said Marginson.
While annual world rankings the University and its rankings at Asian universities combine to give us a clear idea of the region, we believe it is time to focus on this unique and exciting part of the world.
While the ranking of Asian universities covers the whole continent and Asia exceptionally diverse, including Central Asia and South Africa and the Middle East, these classifications provide an overview of the East Asian and Southeast Asian countries, home to some of the Countries of the world’s strongest research country. In recognition of the rapid growth of major education, research and commercial links with Australia and New Zealand, of course, aided by geographic proximity and timeshare zones and the growing traffic of two-way talent, we include Oceania in mixture.
A total of 38 countries are included in the analysis, covering what the United Nations describes in East Asia, Southeast Asia and Oceania (and World Bank groups in East Asia and the Pacific). Some 13 represent the global ranking of more than 200 institutions.
This new classification is based on the same complete and balanced range of 13 separate performance indicators that all the classifications of universities in the world – and the data are from the 2016-17 world ranking, published in September 2016. However, The weight of each indicator is adjusted according to our Asia ranking – giving slightly less weight to reputation, to reflect the younger overall profile of East Asian institutions and placing more emphasis on the capacity of research institutions In attracting the income of industry, in recognition of the power of universities as economic engines.
The result is a new image of power and, more importantly, the possibilities of what many regard as one of the largest areas of higher education and research in the world.
As Ian Jacobs, President and Chancellor of the University of New South Wales, based in Sydney, said: “The tectonic plates of the global movement of higher education ‘It seems that East Asia to the east and southeast, combined with More traditional powers of Australia and New Zealand should be the main beneficiaries.