Understanding Global University Rankings: their data and influence

About this Event

Understanding Global University Rankings: their data and influence

16th May, 2017, Woburn House, London


 We are delighted to inform you about HESPA’s upcoming international league tables event which will welcome a host of interesting speakers, each with a different area of expertise in international university rankings and recruitment. The day will cover:

  • The comparability of international datasets; traditional metrics (staff/student numbers) vs use of ‘reputation’ surveys
  • Open data and how its increased use might impact rankings
  • Specific rankings: their data, where it comes from and how it is used
  • How to address different international data sources
  • Measuring the impact of international league tables
  • Insights into how agencies use rankings and how international students use rankings
  • Insights into institutional uses of and perspectives on international rankings
  • And more

 Who should attend?

This event is open to all, but would be of particular interest to those working in:

  • Strategic planning
  • International recruitment
  • Marketing and communications
  • Policy
  • Registry
  • Press office

It may also appeal to those working in HE agencies or media with an interest in data collection, international relations and/or university rankings.

The full programme is attached for more information and bookings are open now.

Speaker Profiles

There are no speakers for this event yet.