Analytics and Advisory

With analysis of billions of data points accessible through user-friendly tools and our team of expert consultants, we can help you shape and meet your institutional goals. 

Take a data-driven approach to your strategic thinking 

QS has been collecting and analysing institutional performance and reputation data for over 30 years. 

With the support of our expert analysts, institutions access this data via easy-to-use and flexible analytics tools that host a wealth of insights. 

Benefit from the perspectives of: 


Global employers


Global academics 


Prospective international students
Through our advisory and analytics service, universities can evaluate and compare their performance and reputation among employers, academics and prospective students across the globe. 

Get in touch

Expert consultants to upgrade institutional performance 

With over 30 years of experience, our expert consultants have worked with senior academics and administrative staff, governments, research groups, planning departments, university committees and more. We deliver customised support, guidance and insights that achieves results. 

We empower universities to navigate the complexities of the ever-changing higher education landscape, capitalise on emerging trends and seize opportunities for sustainable growth, excellence and global recognition. 

How we help

Our range of advisory and consultancy services provide institutions with the direction to harness excellence, cultivate impact and achieve world-class standards.

Leadership workshops

Our advisory and consultancy experts work closely with senior stakeholders to develop impactful strategies — leveraging their data and insights.

Strategic audit reviews

Our experts investigate your processes and procedures to identify pain points and provide solutions.

Global engagement advisory

Our experts offer advice and direction on how to establish your brand overseas and develop meaningful international partnerships.

Institutional roadmaps

Our experts help you achieve your long-term strategic vision — mapping out a direction and plan, for the next six months or 10 years.

Our expert consultants 

Turn raw data into real impact

QS 360 Student Recruitment: Our all-in-one analytics and advisory platform combines real-time data with expert guidance.

Gain the insights and guidance needed to outperform in the competitive world of student recruitment in one comprehensive solution. 

Upgrade your recruitment strategy

Leverage insights to upgrade your performance 

What challenges are you facing? We can build the perfect solution for you. 

Student recruitment

We work with institutions at all stages of the student recruitment journey – from engagement through to enrolment. 

Reputation and performance

We can help identify institutions’ strengths and weaknesses, and develop bespoke strategies to improve their performance.


We can connect your students and your leadership team with insights from 200 million current job listings.

Want to know more?

If you are interested in exploring our range of analytics services or simply have a question, a QS team member will get back to you as soon as possible.

Contact us