QS Showcase 2017

Prof Hitoshi Shiozaki

The transition of the Japanese higher education market and the role of private universities

  By Prof Hitoshi Shiozaki President Kindai University, Japan Japanese universities are facing a crossroads. The population of 18-year-olds (i.e. the age when students finish secondary […]

Ritsumeikan Aspiring to Become a Global Networking Core and a Leading University in Asia

Ritsumeikan Academy’s Rich History The history of Ritsumeikan dates back to 1869 when Prince Kinmochi SAIONJI, an eminent international statesman of modern Japan, founded “Ritsumeikan” as […]
Taiwan Tech

Taiwan Tech: a Top University and an Excellent Choice for Higher Education

The National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, formerly the National Taiwan Institute of Technology, was founded in 1974. It was the first higher education institution […]

Paradigm shift in foreign language education in South Korea

By Dr In Chul Kim President Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea Foreign language education played a pivotal role in the remarkable economic development of […]
Prof Azmi Mahafzah

Higher education in Jordan: history, present status and future

By Prof Azmi Mahafzah President The University of Jordan This article aims to discuss the status, challenges, and future of the higher education and scientific research […]
Dr Clarita D Carillo

Higher education in the Philippines: in transition

By Dr Clarita D Carillo Vice Rector for Academic Affairs University of Santo Tomas, The Philippines Background Higher education institutions (HEIs) in the Philippines cater to […]
Dr Mikio Yoshida

Ritsumeikan University: Creating a Future Beyond Borders

A QS Showcase message from Dr Mikio Yoshida, chancellor and president of Ritsumeikan University “In the highly connected world of today, it is paramount that university […]
Dr S Sohail H Naqvi

The resurgence of higher education in Pakistan

By Dr S Sohail H Naqvi Vice Chancellor Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan “In the last 10 years Pakistan has emerged as the country with […]
Dr Vladimir Nikiforov

Entrepreneurial university: connecting education, research and innovation in Russia

By Dr Vladimir Nikiforov Vice Rector for Research ITMO University, Russia From 1990s to mid-2000s, the majority of research centres and universities in Russia faced a […]
Prof Tinyiko Maluleke

Transforming higher education in South Africa

By Prof Tinyiko Maluleke Advisor to the Principal and Vice Chancellor University of Pretoria, South Africa In 13 years, the oldest South African university, the University […]