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International rankings don’t measure what matters

The privilege-protecting systems we use for grading universities are simply poor science

African universities move up the ranks

The latest rankings of higher education institutions in emerging economies show that the continent is progressing

UCT drops 13 places on World University Rankings

SA's only top-200 ranked university on the 2013 World University Rankings, UCT, has slipped down 13 places - leaving it at number 126 on the list.

Black access to varsity: What’s the full story?

Enrolment numbers alone do not reveal whether equitable access to university has improved.

Do university rankings matter?

All ranking systems have flaws and biases that might ignore local needs, writes <b>Max Price</b>.

Annual light comedy

World rankings of universities are worthless, argues UCL provost <b>Malcolm Grant</b>, because they cannot possibly capture tertiary diversities.

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