These are the world’s best universities

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Formative Content These are the world’s best universities Massachusetts Institute of Technology is the best university in the world for the eighth year running, according to research firm QS. MIT leads the World University Rankings with a maximum score […]

How universities can become a platform for social change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Makoto Gonokami, President, The University of Tokyo Today, we are experiencing rapid development in information and communication technologies, a digital revolution. New technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning, give us the power to use big data, […]

These are the world’s best universities by subject

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Formative Content If you want to pick the the best university for your chosen field of study, go to the U.S. The QS World University Rankings show U.S. universities hold the top spot for virtually all subjects. […]

6 ways to future-proof universities

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jaci Eisenberg, Lead, Global University Leaders Forum (GULF) and University Engagement The members of the Global University Leaders Forum community convened at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019 to discuss their role in our ever-changing world. Here are […]

3 ways to nurture collaboration between universities and industry

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jaci EisenbergLead, Global University Leaders Forum (GULF) and University Engagement & David Gann, Vice President, Imperial College & Fulvia Montresor, Head of Technology Pioneers, World Economic Forum Geneva Collaborations between universities and industry have given life to many […]

These countries spend the most on education

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Few would argue that a thriving education system is vital to a country’s success. But while education is a priority across the globe, the level of spending varies sharply from country to […]

Do academia and banks favour a new Middle Ages period?

Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education and Culture, delivered a speech last Friday in London’s King’s College, entitled “Investing in education in times of crisis”. Her major point was that virtually all EU governments are either reducing their education spending or maintaining current levels. She added that “The latest data from Eurostat tells us that […]