UWI moves up 94 places in university ranking

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    The University of the West Indies has moved up 94 places in the Times Higher Education ranking.

    According to a media release, the 2022 ranking involves 1,668 universities from 99 countries – up from the 1,500 institutions in 93 countries involved last year.

    These 1,668 universities are ranked under five pillars: teaching and learning; research; scholarly and professional citations; industry income; and international outlook and participation.

    The UWI now stands in the top 1.5%, up from 3% in the prior year.

    Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles says the university has reached the top global tier, which is where it set out to position itself.