Mayor Boris Johnson has declared London the ‘schooling capital of the world’ after an influential research confirmed the town has the best focus of prime class universities on the planet.
In response to the QS World College Rankings 2015/16, London is the one metropolis on the planet with 4 universities within the Prime 50, greater than Boston and New York (three) Paris, Sydney, Hong Kong and Beijing (2). The London Faculty of Economics and Political Science (LSE) strikes into the highest 40 for the primary time.
Mayor of London, Mr Johnson, stated: “London is unequivocally the schooling capital of the world. With 4 of our universities within the prime forty, the town’s schooling sector goes from power to power, attracting the world’s prime expertise and producing the subsequent era of nice thinkers and leaders.”
The QS World College Rankings are designed to offer college students with comparable, correct knowledge to make knowledgeable selections about their instructional future. This yr the rankings place much less emphasis on universities robust in medical science citations so as to acknowledge these establishments that are excellent within the Arts and Humanities.
LSE Director Professor Craig Calhoun stated: “LSE’s newest international college rating as one of the best social science establishment within the UK and second greatest on the earth is testomony to each the Faculty and London’s status as a world class centre for schooling.
“For 120 years we now have been situated within the coronary heart of London, offering excellent educating and analysis which focuses on real-world issues and helps form authorities coverage on the highest degree.”
Ben Sowter, QS Head of Analysis says: “That the London Faculty of Economics is a world-class establishment isn’t information. Certainly they’ve been a agency fixture within the QS Prime 100 for over a decade, however in any rating system that locations emphasis on Drugs and Sciences, their power of their areas of specialty are by no means more likely to shine as brightly as they should. The QS methodology now evens the enjoying area and LSE climbs 36 locations to be counted, rightfully, amongst the world’s prime 40.”
In line with QS, the Massachusetts Institute of Know-how (MIT) is the world’s prime college adopted by Harvard (2nd), The College Cambridge and Stanford College (third=).
To view the entire rankings, that includes the world’s prime 891 universities in addition to the Prime 400 by School areas: www.TopUniversities.com
International Prime 20
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (CALTECH)
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
UCL (UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON)
IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON
ETH ZURICH (SWISS FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY)
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE (NUS)
NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (NTU)
ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE (EPFL)
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (ANU)
KING’S COLLEGE LONDON (KCL)
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