Taylor’s University continues to dominate the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020 by retaining its Top 20 in the world position for the fiercely contested Hospitality and Leisure Management subject, placing the institution alongside renowned universities globally, including Switzerland’s Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, USA’s University of Nevada – Las Vegas and Netherlands’ Hotel School de Hague, to name a few.
The university is also the only institution in Malaysia to be in the Top 20 ranking.
Taylor’s University Vice Chancellor and 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.
In the last few years we have totally transformed the university by introducing radical reforms to our approach to teaching and learning by broadening our international reach. The new Taylor’s Curriculum Framework gives greater emphasis to a customised curriculum, with new life skills training for all students, enhanced opportunities for industry internships and periods of study abroad with outstanding universities right around the world. Our employer partners have strongly signalled their approval of the direction Taylor’s is taking and the outcome of this transformation, reflected in the new ranking, is the result of a massive team effort at Taylor’s and close engagement with employers," he said.
In addition to the recognition for Hospitality and Leisure Management subject, Taylor’s University also jumped 100 ranks, breaking into the top 250 universities in the world for Business and Management Studies, retaining its top private business school status in Malaysia.
It has been an incredible journey for Taylor’s University, a young, dynamic and ambitious institution thus far, as it continues to be the leading private university in Malaysia for employer reputation in the QS World University Rankings 2020 and QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020 results. The university was also awarded the prestigious 5-stars overall rating, with 5 stars rating in 6 areas making it the best Malaysian private university in the QS Stars University Rating 2019-2022 exercise. Latest, the university moved up to the 109th position in the QS Asia University Rankings 2020, a huge jump from its previous 135th position.