Latest News:  


Hong Kong University of Science and Technology tops Asian universities ranking

(People's Daily Online)

16:50, June 13, 2013

For the third consecutive year, the University of Science and Technology of Hong Kong (HKUST) is leading the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asian ranking of universities , followed by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and the National University of Singapore (NUS), both of which are in second places. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has fallen to the seventh place from the fifth in 2012. Peking University ranked the fifth for the first time.

This is the fifth annual survey of Asian universities conducted by the British company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), inviting 28,000 academics and 7,700 employers to assess the reputation of institutions. Factors such as the ratio of numbers of students and teachers, the number of articles published, frequency of articles cited, internationalization and the number of students participating in exchanges abroad ... were taken as reference for ranking.

Apart from Peking University, other universities in Chinese mainland also show strong competence: Tsinghua University (14th), Fudan University (23rd), the University of Science and technology of China (26th), Shanghai Jiaotong University (27th), Zhejiang University (28th), Nanjing University (29th).

According to Ben Sowter, head of QS survey, 17 percent of the 200 best universities in the world come from Asia.

We recommend:

30 romantic sceneries around world

Have a look! Hottest female stars

A visit to pupils in deep mountain area

Nanjing students present fantastic nude painting

Travel guide for Children's Day

Wandering the Shuyuan Gate of Xi'an

Six Chinese cities with best feng shui

Tears and laughters of children's childhood

Childhood games of Chinese early 80's

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:LiXiang、Ye Xin)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name


Selections for you

  1. Austria peacekeepers start to withdraw

  2. Chinese public service ship starts voyage

  3. Afghan child labor works

  4. Hard times for air pollution

  5. Suspected food poisoning sickens 160

  6. Teach children to avoid abuse: experts

  7. Top 10 'small' countries with features

  8. Men's Int'l Basketball Challenge

  9. Turn white rabbit to 'gold'

  10. China owned MG unveils new car

Most Popular


  1. Male teachers needed at Chinese kindergartens
  2. Hard times for air pollution
  3. Road ahead for China's food safety
  4. Showdown of China's Big Three cities
  5. Market demand adds new dimension to trade row
  6. Optimism remains over resumption of talks
  7. Space dream crystallized with Shenzhou-10 launch
  8. Enthusiasts dream big after Shenzhou-10 launch
  9. Surprise at slower foreign trade growth
  10. Food waste hinders China's green shift

What’s happening in China

Turn white rabbit to 'gold' - A young entrepreneur's goal

  1. Investigation launched into food poisoning
  2. Children missing after minibus plunges into river
  3. Calls to close legal loophole used by pedophiles
  4. China conducts soil pollution survey
  5. Cities boost bus safety after fatal blaze