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University of Malaya joins top 50 institutions in Asia

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In the latest Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2018, the University of Malaya (UM) has climbed up to the 46th position this year – after making its debut at number 59 last year.

Additionally, eight other Malaysian universities made the list this year with Universiti Tuanku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) reaching the 99th position, and Universiti Teknologi Petronas at the 114th position.

Times Higher Education

According to THE, Malaysia’s leading institution improved in all five areas underpinning the ranking – teaching, research, citation impact, industry income and international outlook. 

As for Singapore, the National University of Singapore (NUS) holds onto the overall number one spot after improving its scores in almost all areas. There is also success for Hong Kong, which has three universities in the top 10 – University of Hong Kong (4th), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (5th), and Chinese University of Hong Kong (7th).

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