The biggest ever global school rankings have been published, with Asian countries in the top five places and African countries at the bottom. Singapore heads the table, followed by Hong Kong, with Ghana at the bottom. The UK is in 20th place, among higher achieving European countries, with the US in 28th.
via BBC News: Asia tops biggest global school rankings
Rankings have become an inescapable part of the reputation and brand image of universities, helping them to attract students, staff and research investment. No university website is complete without the claim to be in the top 100 for something or other.
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