TAYLOR’S UNIVERSITY BECOMES FIRST MALAYSIAN PRIVATE UNIVERSITY TO ENTER THE TOP 50 OF THE 2017 QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKING BY SUBJECT

Taylor’s University today achieved a global milestone through recognition in the QS World University Ranking by Subject results which positioned the university as number one in Malaysia and top 30 in the world for Hospitality & Leisure Management.
 
Taylor’s University placed alongside renowned universities in Asia, including Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore for the top 5 ranking for the subject. 
 
Taylor’s University Vice Chancellor & President, Professor Michael Driscoll shared his elation over this accomplishment, sharing that this accolade further solidified Taylor’s strong standing in this area.
 
“As Taylor’s University moves to the next chapter towards balanced excellence, this accomplishment provides us with a stronger foundation as we continue to attract the best talents, collaborate with the best partners globally and produce the best graduates who make a difference in their communities, wherever they are in the world.
 
This international recognition reflects our perseverance and dedication to provide the highest of quality undergraduate teaching and learning, and a testament of our outstanding academic reputation, employer reputation and our research capability in this particular field,” shared Professor Driscoll.
 
He added that this achievement is indeed an important milestone for Taylor’s, a young, dynamic and ambitious university, in line with its aspiration of becoming one of Asia’s top 100 universities by year 2022.
 
In addition to the recognition for hospitality and tourism management subjects, Taylor’s is also the only private university in Malaysia to receive recognition for the subject of Art & Design, making it to top 200 in the world and top 2 placing in Malaysia, alongside Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) made it to third placing for this subject in Malaysia.
 
These accomplishments signal that the quality of the teaching and learning approach available for students at Taylor’s University is on par with some of the best universities from around the world. It is the latest recognition awarded to Taylor’s by QS; the last being Taylor’s listed as number 179 in Asia in the QS Asia Ranking 2016 and receiving 5-Star rating in five (5) categories of the QS Stars Rating 2016. Taylor’s University was awarded an overall rating of 4 Stars in the same exercise. Taylor’s was also the first and only university to be awarded the “Tier 6: Outstanding” rating in the D-SETARA rating by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.