UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) continued to consolidate its position in the Asian region when it was ranked at the 131th position in QS Asia University Rankings (QS Asia) 2018 published on 16 October 2017.
The results released by QS saw UUM leaping 168 positions since it made its debut in QS Asia Rankings in 2011.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak said the latest position had placed UUM among 1% of the best universities in Asia out of 11,900 universities.
The QS Asia 2018 employed ten indicators when evaluating universities namely academic reputation, employer's reputation, student-faculty ratio, members of staff with PhD, research paper per faculty, international faculty, international students, in-bound exchange students, out-bound exchange students and citations for each research paper.
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