According to the 2018 Times Higher Education rankings published on September 5, Oxford and Cambridge are considered the two leading universities in the world.

Oxford University tops the Times Higher Education rankings for the second year in a row.

Cambridge’s rise is detrimental to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech – USA) – which held the highest position from the 2012 to 2016 rankings, ranked second in the 2017 table and is currently ranked third with Stanford University.

`To be rated the best university in the world for the second year in a row, in a context where the UK’s role in the world is uncertain is a source of pride for the Oxford community, and I hope the pride of the whole country.`

She wanted to emphasize the impact of Brexit when about a fifth of Oxford University’s research budget comes from the European Union (EU), while this proportion at Cambridge is nearly a quarter.

This year, most educational institutions belonging to the Russell group (24 famous British universities) maintain their positions compared to last year.

Anton Muscatelli, vice-chancellor of the University of Glasgow (from position 88 to position 80), and president of the Russell group, said the performance of group members needs to be seen in light of the challenge posed by China and other countries.

Oxford and Cambridge jointly dominate the world university rankings for the first time

Top 10 Times Higher Education rankings 2018.

The rankings of the US and Australia face many threats.

Meanwhile, although Australia still maintains relatively stable results, its position in the coming years may be affected if the government carries out a plan to cut the budget by 2.5%, leading to a loss of about

Both countries, as well as many countries in Europe, face fierce competition from rapidly growing organizations in Asia.

Peking University jumped two places to rank 27, on par with New York University (USA).

Asia’s top school, the National University of Singapore, rose two places to rank 22nd, the same rank as the University of Toronto (Canada) and surpassing┬áCarnegie Mellon University (USA).

Times Higher Education (THE) is a magazine about news and higher education issues, headquartered in London, England.

Since then, QS’s rankings have been researched and published completely independently.

Thuy Linh