The Kuwait University announced that it had made advances on six indicators of the recently announced QS World University Rankings of 2023. In a press statement on Friday, the national university admitted that its overall ranking remained unchanged in the category (1001-1200), but it had made strides in six of the QS eight indicators.
The university scored 62.7 points in the employment outcomes indicator which assesses the ability to provide the employment market with highly-qualified graduates, the KU pointed out. KU added that its score in the international research indicator edged up to 52 points.
This indicator gauges the diversification of the international research network and increasing of collaboration and knowledge transfer with other international educational institutions. The Kuwait University’s score on the international faculty ratio indicator, which measures the university internationalization ability or the ability to attract high-quality international staff, rose to 25.8 points.
The KU academic reputation also improved on the QS relevant indictor, as it scored 13.3 points. It progressed on the employer reputation indicator after scoring 7.7 points. QS employer reputation indicator assesses how universities prepare students for successful careers, and which institutions provide the most competent, innovative, and effective graduates.
On faculty student ratio indicator, the Kuwait University ameliorated after securing 6.3 points. This indicator gauges how institutions provide students with meaningful access to lecturers and tutors. It recognizes that a high number of academics per student reduces the teaching burden and creates a more supportive student experience.