QS Insights Magazine

Access the latest commentary from the higher education sector or expand your institution’s global brand reputation via our digital magazine.

Your go-to source of higher education intelligence

A dynamic magazine hosted on a digital platform.

QS Insights Magazine features essays by – and interviews with – higher education leaders and global employers, as well as in-depth analysis of the rankings and articles on the latest hot topics in higher education.

In this edition of QS Insights Magazine 19, we explore how universities use AI chatbots as a strategy for recruiting students. Other stories featured in the edition delve into the growing tensions between national security and research agendas, what British universities can expect after the recent election, and what the future of online learning looks like in higher ed institutions.

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QS Insights Magazine editions

QS Insights Magazine – July 2024
Human recruiters or AI chatbots? This edition of QS Insights Magazine explores the pros and cons other stories, including:  The innovation trap: The pursuit of improvement can lead to innovation...
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QS Insights Magazine – June 2024
In the latest edition of QS Insights Magazine, we investigate the meaning of reputation and why it’s important for universities to attain a strong reputation, and it also features:  QS...
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QS Insights Magazine – May 2024
Anti-DEI legislation is being passed. How can universities maintain their commitment to uplifting everyone? This edition of QS Insights Magazine explores this issue and other conversation points, including:  Funding frustrations:...
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QS Insights Magazine – April 2024
What do students want? In this edition, we ask ourselves: what do students want? Other than a university with a good reputation and high quality teaching provided, students are looking...
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A trusted source

The publication is packed full of evidence-backed articles, engaging stories and concise outlines of higher education trends.

Valuable data

The magazine reports on data-led higher education trends to future-proof your organisation in an accessible and engaging way.


Using a state-of-the-art digital platform, QS Insights magazine provides an engaging experience for both readers and advertisers alike.

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The magazine is distributed to 55,000 sector professionals monthly

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We offer single-page, double-page and digital options to position your institution’s unique brand imagery and messaging.

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We distribute physical copies of the magazine across the globe

The magazine is shared at all seven QS thought-leadership summits and many third-party events which QS attends.

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As well as QS Insights Magazine, you can also find a wealth of higher education data and perspectives – as well as the opportunity to advertise – in QS Yearbook and QS Global Education News.


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QS Yearbook

The QS Yearbook is the definitive guide for comparing university performance. It brings together the rich data from each of the rankings in the QS World University Rankings portfolio as well as in-depth analysis.


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Qs-gen.com is a newswire platform, hosting the latest news from universities in the QS network, sponsored news and updates on QS conferences and publications.


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