About Times Higher Education and IDP
IDP helps students and families get the information they need
about their international education options. Times Higher
Education's World University Rankings has arrived as one of the key
influences in the decision-making process for students and their
For this reason, IDP is delighted to be associated with The
Higher Education World University Rankings.
Each year, Times Higher Education conducts an in-depth analysis
and published these Rankings, listing the world's top 400
universities ranked exclusively on their reputation for teaching
We understand both the value and benefit of this powerful and
useful tool, not only because the Rankings reduce a lot of complex
information about universities, but also because of the extra
information which is available.
IDP research has found THE World University Rankings is
most widely recognised.
Recent research conducted by IDP found that a third of our
students who responded to the survey said that the international
rankings was an important factor when choosing which institution to
The survey found that rankings and reputation were deemed to be
the most important factor for students in China (37.9%) India
(36%) and the Middle East (34.6%). Our research also asked the
students which rankings they were aware of, with The Times Higher
Education World University Rankings attracting more responses than
any other ranking at 67%.
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Times Higher Media Release:
TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION PUBLISHES 2012-13 WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS
(4 October 2012)
Australia and New Zealand have
seen significant improvements in the 2012-13 Times Higher Education
World University Rankings published today. They form part of a
dynamic Asia-Pacific higher education zone gaining serious ground
on the traditional powerhouses of the US and UK.
The California Institute of Technology has retained its place at
the top of the World University Rankings for 2012-13, with Harvard
University pushed into fourth place by the UK’s University of
Oxford and Stanford University, which share second place.
Times Higher Education’s launch of the 2012 – 2013 World
9am, Plenary Room 3
Live from London on the day of their
worldwide launch, Phil Baty, Rankings Editor at Times Higher
Education will provide an exclusive first detailed look at the
results of the 2012-13 World University Rankings at IDP's AIEC
Right: Phil Baty, Rankings Editor, Times Higher
THE World University Rankings most widely
Article published on 7 September