Of Russia's 27 ranked universities, 19 improve their position.
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For the first time, UNBC is included on the list of the best 250 universities that are aged 50 years or younger.
For the last two years, Duke has climbed in the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings-rising from 29 in 2016 to 21 in 2018.
3 are newly-ranked this year, and 4 remain stable within their band or in their position.
Elsewhere in Asia Chinese HEIs continue to improve, and within a year of Beijing's Ministry of Education announcing plans for 50 institutions to be 'world class' by 2050, several are making strides.
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Russian Federation also showed evidence of consistent improvement and greater competitivity, with 70% of its 27 ranked universities improving their positions and only one falling.
This report coincides with the figures revealed by the recent QS report, recognising the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman region among the world's top 100 destinations for students.
UM said analysis into the ranking results showed that the gains through three indicators, namely academic reputation, employer reputation, and citations per faculty leapfrogged the university into the top 100.
He said the UKs institutions had stayed ahead of the curve at a time of relentlessly competitive competition worldwide, demonstrating their innovation, insight, capacity for collaboration and thought leadership.
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The University maintained its flawless score of 100 in the "International Faculty" ratio, which measures International faculty staff per 100 faculty members.