Through the latest results released by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), the QS Graduate Employability Rankings revealed that Taylor’s University is the best private university for employer reputation in Malaysia. Taylor's was recognised for this indicator in two other ranking exercises as well; QS World University Rankings 2020 and Asia University Rankings 2019.
Taylor’s University was also awarded with the five-star rating in six (6) categories of the QS Stars Rating namely: Employability, Teaching, Internationalisation, Facilities, Inclusiveness and Subject Ranking – which recognised the strength of Taylor’s Hospitality and Leisure Management. Taylor’s University is ranked number 14 in the world for Hospitality and Leisure Management, putting us on par with much older and established universities in Europe, and North America.
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 to 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.