New Straits Times
Malaysian universities take 10 top 50 places
TEN Malaysian university departments have ranked among the top 50 in the world for their disciplines in the eighth edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, released recently by global higher education analyst QS Quacquarelli Symonds. Out of the 10, seven departments are from University of Malaya (UM).
The rankings also indicate that Taylor’s University has Malaysia’s highest ranked department, rising eight places to 21st for hospitality and leisure management. It is slightly ahead of UM, which places 24th globally in library and information management, a new subject ranking added to the portfolio this year.
Last year, Taylor’s University entered the ranking for hospitality and leisure management, making its way straight to 29th place.
Taylor’s University Faculty of Hospitality, Food and Leisure Management executive dean Dr Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan said: “Last year we made history by becoming the first Malaysian private university to enter the top 50 of the QS World University Ranking by Subject when we made it to top 30 in the world. This year we did even better which signals that we are on the right track.
“This outstanding global achievement is also partly contributed by our close partnership with University of Toulouse Jean Jaures, the second oldest and largest public university in France, that
This year we did even better which signals that we are on the right track.
Taylor’s University Faculty of Hospitality, Food and Leisure Management executive dean
NEETHIAHNANTHAN ARI RAGAVAN