United Arab Emirates – Eighty-two percent of international universities in Dubai have received four and five star ratings, in the latest round of the ranking of international higher education institutions in Dubai.
The rating system measures the quality of education and services provided to more than 16,000 students at Dubai’s 17 international higher education institutions, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) said on Friday.
After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Rating of International Higher Education Institutions in Dubai is back for 2022.
Dr. Wafi Dawood, CEO of Strategy and Planning Sector at KHDA, said: “Since its launch in 2018, the Rating of International Higher Education Institutions in Dubai has provided students and their parents with the information and the data they need to make confident decisions about their future. .”
University Ranking 2022
After inspecting a total of 17 institutions, this year’s ratings showed that 10 universities received a five-star rating, four received a four-star rating, two received a three-star rating, and one university received a two star rating. No university has achieved a five-star rating more.
A total of 1,331 faculty, 16,508 students, 4,942 graduates, and 391 programs were assessed in the assessments.
Six British, three Indian, four Australian, two French, one American and one Pakistani universities were among those assessed.
How the leaderboards were designed
The ratings have been jointly developed in partnership with QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) and adapted to meet the needs of branch campuses in Dubai.
“Based on established methodologies and developed with local and international partners, the grading system is designed to give future and current university students the information they need to make informed and confident decisions about their studies in Dubai,” reads -on in a press release from the government department. .
The rating tool helps students and parents choose the best university for them by allowing them to compare university ratings on basic categories such as teaching, research, employability and internationalization, a said the KHDA.
Other categories that influence a university’s rating include its facilities, the strength of its programs, and its efforts to improve arts and culture, inclusion, innovation, and environmental impact.
What do the grades mean
A one-star institution provides a good standard of education for students and has the organizational structure necessary to enable progress and development.
A two-star institution provides a good standard of education for students and has demonstrated progress in core criteria categories including teaching, research, employability and internationalization.
A 3-star institution offers a high level of education to students and has demonstrated strengths in the core criteria categories including teaching, research, employability and internationalization. They also made progress in other categories, including learning environment, program strength, and advanced criteria.
A four-star institution provides an excellent standard of education for students and has demonstrated strength in all categories, including Basic Criteria Categories, Learning Environment, Program Strength, and Advanced Criteria Categories. Graduates’ skills are attractive to employers. Four-star establishments fulfill prerequisites in terms of research and teaching.
A five-star institution offers a world-class standard of education and has demonstrated strength in all categories, including Basic Criteria Categories, Learning Environment, Program Strength, and Advanced Criteria Categories.
It has a global reputation and highly regarded international research and teaching standards. Graduates are sought after by employers. Five-star institutions meet the prerequisites for teaching, research, employability and overall student satisfaction.
A 5-star establishment and above demonstrates all the qualities of a 5-star establishment and, in addition, is recognized as a leader in global higher education. It attracts high performing students and faculty. Graduates of these institutions easily find employment in the public and private sectors. Five-star institutions meet the teaching, research and employability prerequisites and achieve a five-star rating in all categories.
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