Colleges seek to ascend to global arena

Around 500 education experts from 48 Asian countries gathered for a conference in Nusa Dua, Bali, last week to discuss the advancement of universities towards internationalisation, writes Desy Nurhayati for Bali Daily.

At the three-day “Eighth QS Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education” conference and exhibition, experts shared the common view that Asian universities have gained better recognition worldwide in line with the rise of Asia in the global arena.

Mandy Mok, managing director of QS Asia, said Asian universities had performed well in the world university rankings. The region had a total of 19 universities in the top 100 universities in the 2012 QS World University Rankings this year, with the University of Hong Kong leading the pack in 23rd place.
Full report on The Jakarta Post site