Paul Greatrix returns to the subject of dumb university rankings, taking in everything from the effect of “dry” campus policies on the crime rate to the proximity to campus of popular cut-price chains of public houses.
The latest league table of the season is out with the publication of the all new THE World University Rankings 2018. And it’s glory for the UK as two of our most ancient of universities bag the top two places for the first time ever. The full details can be found here but it is… read more
The latest U21 systems ranking Now an annual event, we have the Universitas 21 league table, the 2017 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems, which is intended to give an overview and ranking of higher education systems across the world. This is the sixth such report and now has some additional features: The Ranking now also… read more
I wrote here a couple of years ago about my excitement at the release of Admission. A film actually about admissions to higher education. OK, really a romantic comedy rather than a detailed dissection of Clearing and Adjustment, but still all very exciting. Anyway, I still haven’t quite got round to watching it but maybe someday… read more