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Beyond the black hole of global university rankings: rediscovering the true value of knowledge and ideas

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The recent release of global university rankings and the way these are reported raises important questions about the role and reputation of our tertiary institutions. Are universities measured and ranked according to what we really value? Or are they ranked and valued only by what is measured? And are those measures authentic and trusted indicators of quality? There was a time when no one …

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UAE universities expect more local applicants amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Dr Cedwyn Fernandes of Middlesex University says staying close to family has become priority for students

(Dr Cedwyn Fernandes of Middlesex University says staying close to family has become priority for students Image Credit: Supplied Universities in the UAE expect more applicants from within the country amid a growing reluctance to study aboard because of the pandemic. Campuses closed in March to curb the spread of the coronavirus outbreak and lectures were forced to move online …

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