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1st International Seminar on QS World University Rankings
There is a growing significance of ‘University Rankings' all over the world. Often understood as a measure of quality, rankings are also seen as a tool that can help improve transparency and accountability in a global market of higher education. The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has been producing authoritative, independent and global rankings since 2004. 

In view of the above, the University of Lahore (UOL), in collaboration with QS, is organizing ‘1st International Seminar on QS World University Rankings’.

Key Takeaways 

Provide a platform to universities in Pakistan to learn about the methodologies of the QS World University Rankings and other rankings relevant to the region.

Discussion on the university rankings from the perspective of higher education in Pakistan; thus, fostering the capacity and capabilities of universities to realize the goals, envisioned by the Government of the Pakistan.

‘QS Stars’ helps universities to understand their institutional strengths and weaknesses, regardless of their position in the rankings. The session will also introduce the system and demonstrate how it fits in to QS' unique toolkit of international study choice support tools.

Provide a networking opportunity to engage with QS directly

Event Details

Date: Friday, 29th March 2019 
Time: 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM 
Venue: Auditorium, The University of Lahore, 1 KM Bhuptian Chowk (off Raiwind Road), Defence Road, Lahore


1. Ashwin Fernandes, Regional Director – Middle East, North Africa & South Asia QS Intelligence Unit
2. Maryam Riaz Wattoo, Advisor – Ministry of Education United Arab Emirates

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