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Varsities in UAE to be ranked

Posted on Mar 08, 05:56AM | IANS

Abu Dhabi, March 8 : Universities in the UAE will soon be ranked as part of a new system being developed by the ministry of higher education and scientific research.

This was disclosed by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, minister of higher education and scientific research.

"There will be a ranking system. We are committed to maintaining a high quality of education and we have plans to build a good accreditation system and licensing policies," the minister said.

The rankings are expected to take into account faculty quality, student feedback, enrolment data, graduate employability and other indices to provide a comprehensive comparison.