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26 June 2019

Double Joy For Taylor’s University

Subang Jaya, 26 June 2019: It has been a week of celebration for Taylor’s University as the private university celebrates not only leading among private universities in Malaysia for the employer reputation indicator in the QS World University Rankings 2020 results but also being named the best Malaysian private university  in the QS Stars University Ratings 2019-2022 exercise.

In the QS World University Rankings exercise, Taylor’s University moved up to the 195th position amongst 1000 global institutions for the employer reputation indicator; the second consecutive time that Taylor’s gained recognition among employers.

In the QS Stars exercise, the results of which was announced during the last week in June, Taylor’s was awarded the prestigious 5-star overall rating, with 5 stars rating the areas of Employability, Teaching, Internationalisation, Facilities, Inclusiveness and Subject Ranking, which recognised the strength of Taylor’s Hospitality and Leisure Management.

Taylor’s University Vice Chancellor and President, Professor Michael Driscoll said these achievements are testament to the education quality in preparing graduates for the global marketplace.

“In addition to our strong affinity with employers, we are extremely pleased to now call ourselves a five-star institution, a standing that further cements our position in the eyes of students, parents and the community,” he said.

In the overall QS World University Rankings, Taylor’s moved up to be placed within the 511-520th rank, a huge jump of over 110 positions. The institution saw positive development in the ranking scores for all indicators namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, International Faculty, International Student, Citations per Faculty and Faculty Student.

“This proves that we are on the right track to becoming one of Asia’s top universities by 2022, in keeping with our strategic mission.

“We would like to reinforce Malaysia’s reputation as a country that provides quality tertiary education,” said Professor Driscoll.

This latest achievement follows the strong performance of Taylor’s University in the 2019 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

Taylor’s University was recognised as the fourth best university in the world and Asia’s best for the graduate employment rate indicator in that edition of the QS ranking exercise.

About Taylor’s University

Since its inception, Taylor’s has continuously provided excellent services for its students in terms of diverse study options, relevant curriculum and teaching methods, ongoing partnerships with leading universities worldwide, strong industry linkages, up-to-date facilities and well-equipped campuses. Taylor’s University offers a myriad of courses in tertiary education, from diploma, to degree, post-graduate and professional programmes. Students can choose to enroll in courses encompassing fields such as Medicine, Pharmacy, Biosciences, Architecture, Computer Science, Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Law, Business, Communications, Design, Performing Arts, Hospitality, and Tourism & Culinary Arts.


The quality of the undergraduate teaching and learning at Taylor’s was acknowledged when it garnered a ‘Tier 5: Excellent’ rating in the Rating System for Malaysian Higher Education (SETARA) by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia in all four audit exercises. Taylor’s University is ranked at no. 4 in the World in the graduate employment rate indicator under the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019; ranked at no. 135 in Asia in the QS Asia University Rankings 2019, and listed in the top 1 percent of universities in Asia. Taylor’s University was also awarded 5-Star rating in five (5) categories of the QS Stars Rating. Taylor’s University was also recognised as the number 21 university in the world for Hospitality & Leisure Management by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018. Taylor’s was listed in the top 2% universities in the world by QS World University Rankings. These achievements are important milestones for Taylor’s, in line with its aim of becoming one of Asia’s leading universities.


Taylor’s has received numerous recognitions locally and internationally from professional bodies such as the CDIO Initiative (Conceiving, Designing, Implementing, Operating), National Academy of Engineering in the USA  and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), to name a few. Taylor’s has also received the Premier Digital Tech IHL status given by Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), a recognition given to Malaysia’s leading digital tech-focused tertiary institutions.

Taylor’s continues to play a strong role in developing Malaysia’s human resource capital, and boasts a 100,000-strong alumnus, many of whom have become leaders in their respective fields.

The Taylor's Team