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Trinity and UCD climb in latest world university rankings

Ireland’s top universities are climbing back up international rankings following a decade of cutbacks which meant many of them tumbled down influential league tables, new figures show. However, the country’s largest university UCD has warned that third level education remains under severe financial strain. “Unless there is movement...
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Hong Kong universities a ‘super connector’ to China

Hong Kong will act as a ‘super connector’ to the Chinese mainland and Asian region through deeper international collaborations that include universities, Hong Kong’s Secretary for Education Eddie Ng told the Going Global conference in London last week, which had “Global cities: connecting talent, driving change” as its...
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Birmingham University to open campus in the Gulf

The University of Birmingham’s plan to open a campus in Dubai is the latest example of universities expanding with international branches. Vice-chancellor Sir David Eastwood said the campus in the Gulf would show the university’s “global mission”. The first phase of Birmingham’s new outpost in the United Arab...
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