Malaysian varsities excel again

PETALING JAYA: All five Malaysian research universities are in the top 50 of the 2019 edition of the QS University Rankings: Asia with Universiti Malaya (UM) breaking into the top 20. UM is in joint 19th place with China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is in 34th place followed by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Sains Malaysia and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. (see table). The rankings were released today and include the region’s 500 best universities. UPM vice-chancellor Prof Datin Paduka Dr Aini Ideris said the university achieved high scores in international research network, international faculty and international students. “UPM has continuously shown a...

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UM among Asia top 20 universities

KUALA LUMPUR: University of Malaya (UM) has again made the country proud - breaking into the top 20 bracket in the 2019 edition of the QS World University Rankings: Asia, released by global higher education analysts QS Quacquarelli Symonds today (Oct 24). From the 24th position it held last year, UM has moved up to 19th - its highest spot since the inception of the ranking, now in its tenth edition. The latest assessment of Asia’s 500 best universities sees National University of Singapore (NUS) taking back the leadership of the Asia ranking from its neighbour, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) which has...

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