National University of Singapore crowned as Asia’s best university: Times Higher Education
National University of Singapore (NUS) was named Asia’s best university and ranked 26th globally, according to the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2015-2016. NUS is the only Asian university to be among the world’s top 30 based on THE’s World University Rankings.
The ranking employs 13 separate performance indicators to reflect a university’s strengths in five pillars, namely, teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook. NUS is in the global top 10 for international outlook and global top 30 for teaching and research.
This is the first time that NUS ranked first among Asia’s universities in the 12-year history of THE World University Rankings.