A recent US News and World Report revealed that 9 of South Africa’s universities have been voted among the best in the world, as part of the 2018 Global Best Universities survey.
Says US News: “Since an increasing number of students plan to enrol in universities outside of their own country‚ the Best Global Universities rankings – which focus specifically on schools’ academic research and reputation overall and not on their separate undergraduate or graduate programs – can help those applicants accurately compare institutions around the world.”
Herald Live reports that the rankings include the top 1‚250 institutions which are spread across 74 countries compared to last year’s 65 countries.
South African universities included in the rankings are: The University of Cape Town (with a scoring of 64), University of KwaZulu-Natal (50.4) University of Stellenbosch (49.6).
Also on the list is the University of Pretoria‚ the University of Johannesburg‚ the University of the Western Cape‚ North West University‚ the University of the Free State and the University of South Africa (Unisa).
Reporting: Herald Live