BRICS, Brésil, Russie, Inde, Chine et Afrique du Sud

21 juin 2018

BRICS academics proffer solutions to pressing issues

Academics from the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) bloc proposed some innovative solutions to the developing world’s most pressing problems when they met in Johannesburg, South Africa, under the aegis of the just-ended 10th BRICS Academic Forum, writes Mthulisi Sibanda for Caj News Africa. More...

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11 décembre 2017

BRICS Rankings: China Leads, South Africa Declines

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has published the 2018 edition of its BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) university rankings.Chinese universities have a clear advantage. The top place is held by Tsinghua University for the fourth year in a row and there seven Chinese universities in the top ten. In India there has been a reshuffling among the top institutions. More...

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03 janvier 2017

BRICS need to capitalise on West’s turn to nationalism

By Bruno Morche. In the past few decades we have witnessed the growing importance of so-called ‘emerging’ countries on the world stage. A large group of countries that were traditionally described as ‘developing’ became known as ‘emerging countries’ or ‘emerging economies’. Read more...

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13 décembre 2016

Students prioritise culture, values in 21st century HE

By Stephen Coan. Asked what they required of a 21st century education, students placed an emphasis on culture and values and the need for human connection in a globalised, often de-personalised world. Read more...

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University leaders journey into ‘unimagined’ terrain

By Stephen Coan. University vice-chancellors from emerging economies are venturing cautiously into the possible collaborations offered by new, ‘unimagined’ international entities such as BRICS, the association of five emerging economies, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Read more...

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Why universities need to rethink their reason for being

By Stephen Coan. "Reimagining the world-class university” was the assignment for the Times Higher Education BRICS and Emerging Economies Universities Summit held at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, recently. Read more...

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05 décembre 2016

China leads but India rises in new university ranking

Chinese higher education institutions dominate the Times Higher Education BRICS and Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017, published on Wednesday, taking six of the top 10 places, with Peking University coming top and Tsinghua University second. BRICS is the acronym for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Read more...

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23 août 2016

Launch of showpiece BRICS network university delayed

BRICS will be unable to launch its showpiece network university in 2016 as foundational issues are yet to be resolved, writes Kallol Bhattacherjee for The Hindu. Read more...

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19 avril 2016

BRICS universities join grad programming

By Natalie Marsh. A network of universities has been formed with the aim of establishing joint graduate programmes across universities in BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. More...

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04 avril 2016

Rectors gather to establish BRICS Network University

By Brendan O'Malley. A memorandum establishing the BRICS Network University will be signed by the rectors of the 12 participating universities at the first conference of the institution, in Ekaterinburg, Russia, this coming week. Read more...

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