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Harvard Retains Top Position in Times World University Rankings
Harvard University, the renowned higher learning institution of USA, has successfully retained the topmost position in the latest rankings published by Times Higher Education (THE). This premier institution is followed by University of Cambridge and University of Oxford at the second and third position respectively, thus reaffirming UK as the world’s second most preferred nation when it comes to global educational brands.
MyAssignmenthelp.com is pleased to inform its students in US, UK and Australia that the list features 43 American universities followed by Britain which has 12 universities in the top 100 positions. Five Australian universities have also found their way in the list.
The Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2015 is based on more than 10,000 responses from 142 countries. The reputation survey was conducted from December 2014 to January 2015 by Times Higher Education publication in collaboration with Elsevier. The survey follows a precise methodology which provides importance to 13 separate indicators from teaching to infrastructure.
Phil Baty, the editor of THE rankings, expressed his contentment with the new global look of the list as the leading universities from Asia and South America have started competing at the world stage.
The Times Higher Education ranking list which is published since 2010 is the most influential and widely observed international university rankings worldwide. It is currently being regarded as the most prestigious grading system in the world of tertiary education.
This is the second consecutive time that Harvard has been declared the best institute of higher learning in the world. Harvard University was founded in the year 1636 and became the first advanced learning academy in USA. Since then, it has evolved as the most prestigious institution to produce the best minds in every academic field.
Harvard University is organized into 11 separate academic units with a big 209 acre main campus. It has the largest endowment in the world with the best academic, social, cultural and sporting facilities for the students. Named after its first benefactor, Harvard has a rich tradition in taking pioneering efforts in research and learning since its inception. Till date, 47 Nobel laureates have been associated with this glorious university. The list of notable alumni of Harvard ranges from influential US presidents to multi-billionaires.
With eight universities in the top 10, United States has again proved its supremacy in the world of education. Universities from 21 countries featured in the final list with Harvard at the pinnacle. Some other notable universities in the celebrated list are Massachusetts University, Stanford University, University of California, University of Toronto and Princeton University.
Source: THE INDEPENDENT