SINGAPORE: The National University of Singapore (NUS) has fallen to third place in the latest 2024 QS Asian University Rankings. NUS took second place in last year’s rankings.

Meanwhile, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) saw its ranking rise slightly to the fourth position, just behind NUS. NTU was ranked fifth in the 2023 index.

The 2024 Asian University Rankings, released by international education market consulting firm Quacquarelli Symonds, also saw Singapore Management University ranked 120th. Singapore University of Technology and Design made the list for the first time, ranking 128th.

The report noted that Singapore universities perform well in the rankings due to the excellent quality of their research projects and strong cross-border collaboration.

China’s Peking University once again topped the list this year, while the University of Hong Kong usurped NUS’ second-place position.

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