Universities target ‘superstar’ professors in bid to boost research rankings
Big-name professors are being recruited in a ‘transfer-market’ like system, according to new research on the impact of government research rankings
Controversial TEF rankings shake up Higher Education hierarchies
The release of the controversial Teaching Excellence Framework’s results shocked many, with only eight Russell Group universities receiving gold, although many have questioned the rankings’ validity
Highest ever ranking for the University of Manchester
The University of Manchester has been ranked 29th in the QS World University Rankings, despite uncertainties around Brexit causing most UK universities to drop in the league table
Manchester climbs world employability rankings
Manchester joins Harvard and Cambridge in top 25 of University Employability league table demonstrating its appeal to firms across the globe
Manchester and Oxford top world leaders chart in UK
A new report shows that one of the University of Manchester’s key exports is world leaders
University of Manchester eighth best in UK
After placing eighth-best in the UK and 53rd in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the University of Manchester is now the UK’s eighth most reputable university and 50th most respected university in the world.
Should we trust league tables?
Alice Rigby discusses the subjective nature of university rankings and the contradictions they produce…
UK Universities ‘face collapse into global mediocrity’
University of Manchester slips one place in world rankings