Johor Bahru, 24th February 2022– Asia Metropolitan University is proud to be ranked 17th on the AppliedHE™ Private University Ranking: ASEAN. This report aims to provide institutions insight into exactly how the ranking scores are calculated and to also clearly show institutions’ relative performance against their peers within the ASEAN region in different categories.
AppliedHE™ was founded in Singapore in January 2020 by veterans from QS Quacquarelli Symonds’ Asia office. As a is a globally oriented higher education evaluation and branding company that is rooted in Asia, AppliedHE™ aims to positively disrupt the global higher education sector. The AppliedHE™ brand appeals to career-minded students and institutions, represents a fresh approach to institutional advancement, quality improvement and branding that leads to long-term and sustainable institutional success.
Asia Metropolitan University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dr. Mohamad Khan said, “We are always focused to provide the best education for our students and to improve their learning experience at the University. This is evidence of how the university is constantly moving towards our mission, transforming societies with holistic learning and outstanding student experiences.”
The AppliedHE™ is a sophisticated higher education ranking system that considers different dimensions of an institutions’ performance based on multiple sources of data. The institution is assessed based on the quality of its teaching and learning, employability, research, community engagement, internationalisation, and institutional reputation.
“This achievement is a great milestone for the university, and it will help us to improve in areas that we are still lacking. As a private university, we need to participate in ranking systems to keep us in check and to always thrive towards a better future,” he added.
AMU has continuously taken the required steps to fulfil its fundamental goal in producing dynamic graduates who are equipped with the required skills and competence to be able to surmount the challenges of the industry due to strong collaboration of all individuals, supported by great corporate governance and positive partnership with various organisations and industries locally and internationally.