The World Reacts: The QS World University Rankings® 2016-17

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The Twitter world has reacted to the latest release of the QS World University Rankings with as much fervour as always.

Here’s a summary of international reaction from the higher education industry and beyond:

The risers

As well as the USA securing each of the top three spots, a number of other countries have done well in this year’s university rankings:




Hong Kong


The fallers

The UK


The surprises


The fallout

The inevitable Brexit debate


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