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UP among top Asian universities in 2018

By: - Reporter / @JLeonenINQ
/ 02:54 PM February 07, 2018
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Oblation statue is silhouetted at University of the Philippines, Quezon City. INQUIRER PHOTO / NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

The University of the Philippines (UP) has been ranked among the top universities in Asia by Times Higher Education (THE), a London-based magazine and a “leading provider” of higher education data in the world.

UP, which fell within the 201-250 bracket in 2017, is now the Top 156th university in Asia, alongside the National Taipei University of Technology.

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The country’s premier state university has also surged in the overall world rankings, from the 801st spot in 2017 to the 601-800 bracket in 2018.

READ: UP only PH university on THE’s 2016-2017 rankings

“UP is largely seen as one of the best Filipino universities in national rankings and among the top institutions in Asia. Recent improvements include academic reputation and international faculty ratio,” the magazine said on its website.

The National University of Singapore continued to lead the top universities in Asia for the third year in a row. It was followed by Tsinghua University, Peking University, and University of Hong Kong, and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. /je

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