UM Breaks into Top 100 in World University Rankings

University of Malaya achieves its highest rank, according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University rankings for 2018 released today. It now ranks 87th in the world from 114th last year.

The fifteenth edition of the QS World University Rankings, released today by global higher education analysts QS Quacquarelli Symonds, sees all Malaysian ranked universities rise, except one which remains stable.

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (184th) joins the world’s Top 200, an achievement only narrowly missed by Universiti Putra Malaysia (202th).

University of Malaya achieves its highest rank, according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University rankings for 2018 released today.

Two other varsities that made it to the top 200 are Universiti Sains Malaysia which rises to 207th position from 264th and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, which jumps to 228th from 253rd in the world.

Ben Sowter, Research Director at QS said: “Malaysia shines in this edition of the rankings. Its higher education system has a solid reputation among both international academics and employers. To support this positive ascending trajectory, the local universities should continue to focus on increasing the impact of the research they produce.”

University of Malaya achieves its highest rank, according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University rankings for 2018 released today.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is the world’s best university for a record-breaking seventh consecutive year.

Source: New Straits Times, 07 June 2018