The annual Academic Ranking of World Universities, commonly known as the Shanghai ranking, has seen China and US make the most gains in the 2018 list, however, Harvard University retained the top spot for the 16th year running. China saw six new universities make their way into the top 500 in the world, while there were four new US universities in the 2008 list.
MIT makes record seventh appearance at the top of the list, British heavyweights retain top 10 spots despite Brexit uncertainties
US universities continued their domination in the world of global higher education by not only taking the top honours, but also 11 of the top 20 positions in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2019.
While adapting to a rapidly changing world is fairly difficult for most humans, it becomes immensely difficult for universities that are massive in terms of both their infrastructure and the number of people associated to them. Yet you will be surprised to find how ancient behemoths of knowledge have transformed over centuries to remain relevant in the educational world even today, and in the process built on their historic prominence to become some of the most sought after institutions around the globe.
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