Vietnam National University - HCM City (Source: hanoimoi.com.vn) Hanoi (VNA) - Two Vietnamese universities have been named among the top 1,000 universities in the world, according to the annual Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings in the UK. They are Vietnam National University - HCM City which was ranked in the 701st-750th category, and Vietnam National University - Hanoi which is in the 801st‑1,000th group. Four US universities – The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Harvard University, and the California Institute of Technology maintained their top positions in the rankings. They are followed by the United Kingdom’s University of Oxford. The universities were evaluated on the basis of six criteria: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, citations per faculty, international lecturer ratio, and international student ratio. The QS World University Rankings is an annual publication of university … [Read more...] about Two Vietnamese universities named among top 1,000
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Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Two Vietnamese universities are among the top 1,000 universities in the world, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. Việt Nam National University, HCM City and Việt Nam National University, Hà Nội are in the list for the first time, joining 60 other universities that are making their debut in the rankings this year. The ranking was published Wednesday following an examination by QS of data from 4,763 universities in 151 countries around the world in 2018. Việt Nam National University, HCM City is in the group of universities ranked 701st to 750th, while Việt Nam National University, Hà Nội is in the 801st to 1,000th group. Four US universities – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Harvard University, and the California Institute of Technology maintained their hold on the top spots, while the United … [Read more...] about Two Việt Nam universities among world’s best
VietNamNet Bridge - Educators agree that Vietnam’s universities need to be accredited, but they have not reached a consensus on how it should be done. There are 16 university ranking organizations, including the four most prestigious – THE (Times High Education), QS (Quacquarelli Symonds), ARWU (Academic Ranking of World Universities), and Webometrics (Webometrics Ranking of World Universities). According to Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Van Phuc, none of the rankings is ‘perfect’ and Vietnam needs to use the one suited to it. ARWU, for example, attaches importance to scientific articles published in international journals. QS doesn’t put much emphasis on articles, but pays attention to comments by experts and society. Agreeing with Phuc, deputy director of the Hanoi National University Nguyen Huu Duc said that ARWU and THE are not suited to most universities in Asia and developing countries. The weak point of Vietnamese … [Read more...] about University accreditation: ‘a game of the rich’?
Vietnam's first university ranking has been compiled by a group of independent experts who based their findings mainly on the scientific research the schools produce. Vietnam National University Hanoi topped the list of 49 schools based on three criteria: scientific research, education quality, and infrastructure and management, with the first two accounting for 80 percent of the scores. The school is currently ranked 1,507th by Webometrics, a website that ranks universities around the world. Ton Duc Thang in Ho Chi Minh City finished second and surprised many experts as it has only been open for 20 years. The rest of the top five was made up of Vietnam National University of Agriculture, Da Nang University and Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City. The country’s leading medical schools in HCMC and Hanoi claimed 18th and 20th positions. The Foreign Trade University, a highly selective school and widely considered one of the best in Vietnam, only managed … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s first university ranking throws up some surprises
The Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City, one of the country’s leading institutes of higher learning, has been named amongst the top 150 universities in Asia by QS University Rankings. The Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City, one of the country’s leading institutes of higher learning, has been named amongst the top 150 universities in Asia by QS University Rankings. Experiencing a 54-spot climb from last year’s regional rankings, the Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City has entered the top 150 best universities in Asia for the first time, according to the 2016 rankings published in the latest edition of ‘QS University Rankings: Asia.’ The Vietnamese institution is a university system comprised of some of the most prestigious universities in Vietnam, including the Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities, the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, and the Ho Chi Minh City University of Science. Published … [Read more...] about Vietnam university bloc among Asia’s top 150 universities: QS rankings