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U of T makes gains on list of universities with best global reputations

U of T makes gains on list of universities with best global reputations

Universities in the United Kingdom, Australia and Japan lost some ground in the Top 100 of the Times Higher Education or THE World Reputation Rankings 2018, published this week.

The US continues to dominate the rankings, counting eight institutions in the top 10 and 44 across the top 100.

Tsinghua University and Peking University are in 14th and 17th place respectively, both equaling their 2017 positions.

A magazine that reports on higher education ranked UCLA the second-best public university in the United States.

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Europe claims 33 spots in total - with the UK, Germany and Netherlands most well-represented.

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Other UK universities to make it into the top 100 this year were the London School of Economics and Political Science (25th), Edinburgh University (35th), King's College London (42nd), Manchester University (51-60) and Warwick University (81-90).

Baty said: “It seems that Chinas relentless march up the global league tables has stalled – at least when it comes to the worldwide prestige of its universities.

Alistair Jarvis, chief executive of Universities UK, said: "It is clear from this, and other such rankings, that the UK has one of the strongest university sectors in the world".

Despite the growth of universities across Asia, the new rankings show their reputations haven't risen with their growth.

They are: University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Zhejiang University, Fudan University, University of Science and Technology of China, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

The rankings and data collected in the survey will be considered when THE develops the World University Rankings for 2019, which will be released in September 2018. It is also evenly spread across academic disciplines, ” THE says.

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