League tables podcast (toe in the water time)

University of Nottingham league tables podcast OK, it's the first one but you've got to start somewhere. (Many thanks to Andrew Burden for doing the hard work.) Suspect this is probably going to be the full extent of cross-media influence though.

Radical savings steps at Johns Hopkins University

From Johns Hopkins University News Releases: Some radical steps announced by JHU's President in order to address the problems caused by the current economic situation: We now project that university revenues during fiscal 2010 and fiscal 2011 will be a total of more than $100 million short of previous estimates. Effective July 1, all members … Continue reading Radical savings steps at Johns Hopkins University

World Universities’ ranking on the Web

World Universities' ranking on the Web: top 4000 World Ranking. Webometrics here we come. A league table which seems to be a new one on the block. 4,000 institutions are ranked with the top 10 as follows: 1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2 Stanford University 3 Harvard University 4 University of California Berkeley 5 Cornell … Continue reading World Universities’ ranking on the Web

New FT 2009 MBA rankings

Latest league table from the FT is now available. Not too much to get excited about but the top 10 do have something of a lead over the rest of the pack 1 University of Pennsylvania: Wharton 1 London Business School 3 Harvard Business School 4 Columbia Business School 5 Insead 6 Stanford University GSB … Continue reading New FT 2009 MBA rankings

Visiting Zayed University

Just visited Zayed University (Abu Dhabi campus). Really impressive operation but only 10 years old. Part of hugely ambitious wider vision for development of HE in UAE and number of really interesting parallels with University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus in particular. A really good visit and extremely hospitable institution.