The world ranking institution, Times Higher Education (THE), last week released the list of the world's best universities in 2019. The top ten campuses were again dominated by universities from the United Kingdom and the United States (US).
The five indicators used in the assessment include the teaching process, research, and international exposure. Based on the assessment indicators, this is the 10 best campuses in the world in 2019 according to THE.
1. Oxford University
Actress Maudy Ayunda should be proud because her alma mater for two years in a row became the best college in the world. Nearly a century old, this university located in the City of Oxford has made many major contributions to science, especially in the fields of medicine, humanities, physics, and computers.
Famous Oxford alumni include late Stephen Hawking (physicist), Bill Clinton (former President of the United States), and Hugh Grant (actor).
2. Cambridge University
Being in the same Russell Group membership as Oxford, Cambridge must be willing to succumb a bit in second place. Founded by scholars from Oxford in 1209, Cambridge is also the most prestigious university in England. Cambridge is a leading home for certain disciplines such as health, life sciences, and economics.
Famous alumni from Cambridge include Isaac Newton (mathematician), Charles Darwin (evolutionist), Prince Charles (United Kingdom), and Eddie Redmayne (actor).
3. Stanford University
Stanford University was once the target of actress Laura Love before college. That's not wrong, because Stanford, located in the heart of San Francisco, is ranked third in the world's top campuses.
The discipline of science is superior to art and humanities, health, technology, physics, life sciences, computers, education, psychology, law, and economics. True, almost all majors are featured on the campus which is the alma mater of Google's CEO Sundar Pichai.
4. Institute Teknologi Massachusetts (MIT)
Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, MIT is a popular campus for those interested in the fields of arts and humanities, computers, economics, and business. If you want to be a good engineer, try to register at the alma mater of the late Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan.
5. California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Aside from MIT, Caltech is also the flagship institution in the US. The number of Caltech students is relatively small, only around 2,255, as quoted from THE page. But, don't worry, if you want to study engineering and technology, Caltech is the place.
6. Harvard University
The university, located in Boston, Massachusetts, is also one of the most prestigious campuses in the world. Founded in 1636, Harvard, which is home to 20,595 students, is the oldest campus in the US.
The campus, where actress Natalie Portman and Kareena Kapoor studied, is a flagship for the disciplines of life, humanities, health, physics, social sciences, education, and psychology.
7. Princeton University
Located in New Jersey, USA, Princeton is one of the oldest campuses established since 1746. The number of students is even less than Caltech, which is 7,996 people.
For you fans of physics, continue your studies at Princeton because the campus is a place to study Michelle Obama (activist and wife of Barack Obama), Steve Forbes (editor in chief of Forbes), and mathematical scientist John Nash.
In addition to physics, Princeton is also a leading discipline for the disciplines of psychology, social sciences, and humanities.
8. Yale University
For those interested in law, Yale is the right place for you to continue your studies. Being in the third-best position in the world subject of law, a campus located in Connecticut, USA, this is also right for you in social science, psychology, and life sciences.
Are you ready to study at the Meryl Streep place of study?
9. Imperial College London (Imperial)
Located in the heart of England, Imperial is home to around 15,000 students of all levels. This campus is the flagship for those of you who are interested in the study of technology and engineering, medicine, and business.
One of the famous scientists from the famous Imperial is Alexander Flemming. He is a microbiologist who discovered penicillin-type antibiotics.
10. University of Chicago
The University of Chicago is one of the prestigious urban campuses in the US. The disciplines that are superior to the campus in Illinois are life sciences, physics, social sciences, and law. The basic knowledge warehouse?
One of the famous alumni from Chicago is Roger Ebert, a film critic in America who has a film review page with his own name.
Well, the 10 best universities in the world are indeed dominated by campuses from England, and the United States. Hopefully, it can motivate you to absorb knowledge in the best campuses.