Analyses | Education and human resources | 2017-12-07 | HKET

World university rankings: Are they really reliable?



University league tables have attracted a lot of attention nowadays - universities advertise their rankings while government officials highlight the strength of their education systems by making reference to the rankings. However, the general public should not blindly trust the rankings, as they cannot rule out the possibility that some universities may pander to the scoring criteria for better rankings. 

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