What do International Rankings tell us about the Performance of New Zealand Universities?
This research analyses the performance of New Zealand universities in two international ranking systems: the Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU) Top 500 and Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) Top 200. It also analyses the methodologies used by these ranking systems, and presents their limitations and weaknesses.
Analysis of data on the performance of New Zealand universities in the 2009 ARWU and THES rankings.
Smart, W. (2010). What do international rankings tell us about the performance of New Zealand universities? Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Education, Tertiary Sector Performance Analysis and Reporting. Retrieved December 23, 2010, from http://www.educationcounts.govt.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/73491/Rankings-report-final-v2.pdf