Taylor’s University jumps up 26 ranks, accelerating toward Top 100 in Asia

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Taylor’s University ranked 109th position from it’s previous 135th position in the QS Asia University Rankings 2020

Taylor’s University moved up 26 places to the 109th position in the 2020 QS Asia University Rankings, securing its title as the best private university in Malaysia for employer reputation in the QS World University Rankings 2020 and QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020 results. 

The university was also awarded a 5-star overall rating and in 6 areas, seeing positive developments for several indicators. These include academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty student, citations per paper, international faculty, international students, inbound exchange students and outbound exchange students. 

Taylor’s University Vice Chancellor and President, Professor Michael Driscoll takes this jump in rating as a vote of confidence in the strategy the university is pursuing in the last few years by introducing radical reforms to the approach used in teaching and research by broadening the international reach. 

Taylor’s University Vice Chancellor and President, Professor Michael Driscoll was formerly the longest serving Vice Chancellor in the United Kingdom (UK) at Middlesex University for 20 years

“The new Taylor’s Curriculum Framework gives greater emphasis to a customised curriculum, with new life skills training for all students, enhanced opportunities for industry internships and periods of study abroad with outstanding universities right around the world,” he said. “We have also expanded research activity and invested heavily in research leadership,” he added.

The university’s research and advanced study is currently seeing a positive upward trend as the number of postgraduate, PhD students and faculty with PhDs have increased along with funding for domestic and international research. 

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