More than 30 institutions from 13 territories have made the shortlist for Times Higher Education’s first awards ceremony celebrating the achievement of Asian universities.

“Universities operate in a wide range of contexts and environments, with varied goals and missions, but whatever their situation, the institutions nominated for these awards are proving what extraordinary, transformational roles universities play.”

Four universities picked up two nominations each: India’s O.P. Jindal Global University, China’s Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Malaysia’s Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) and South Korea’s Yonsei University.

The awards ceremony will take place during a gala dinner at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi. The Asia Universities Summit will be held at Khalifa University between 30 April and 2 May.

THE Asia Awards 2019: the shortlist

International Strategy of the Year
Istanbul Gelişim University , Turkey
National University of Singapore , Singapore
O.P. Jindal Global University, India
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) , China
Tianjin University , China
Tokyo City University , Japan
Wenzhou Medical University , China
Zhejiang University , China

Teaching and Learning Strategy of the Year
An-Najah National University, Palestine, in collaboration with the University of Alicante, the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Al-Aqsa University, Palestine Polytechnic University, University College CorkBirzeit University and the University College of Applied Sciences
City University of Hong Kong , Hong Kong
Management & Science University (MSU) , Malaysia
Mapúa University , Philippines
National Taipei University of Education , Taiwan
RMIT University Vietnam , Vietnam
Tokyo University of Science , Japan
Yonsei University , South Korea

Technological Innovation of the Year
Asian Institute of Management , Philippines
Assam Don Bosco University , India
Gulf Medical University , United Arab Emirates
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) , Malaysia
Xi’an Jiaotong University , China
Yonsei University , South Korea

Outstanding Support for Students
Chinese University of Hong Kong , Hong Kong
University of Kirkuk , Iraq
Koç University , Turkey
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) , Malaysia
NUS Business School , Singapore
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University , Japan
Ozyegin University , Turkey
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) , Malaysia

Leadership and Management Team of the Year
Government College University Lahore , Pakistan
Gulf Medical University , United Arab Emirates
Khalifa University , United Arab Emirates
National Dong Hwa University , Taiwan
National University of Singapore , Singapore
O.P. Jindal Global University, India
Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) , China
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia , Malaysia

Nearly 80 universities from 21 countries or regions entered the inaugural THE Awards Asia. The winners will be announced on 1 May during the THE Asia Universities Summit in Abu Dhabi.

The event will build on the success of THE’s long-running UK-focused awards – dubbed the “Oscars of higher education”.

Universities have been nominated across five categories: Leadership and Management Team of the Year; International Strategy of the Year; Teaching and Learning Strategy of the Year; Outstanding Support for Students; and Technological Innovation of the Year.

John Gill,

editor

of THE, said: “We are absolutely delighted to be launching the inaugural THE Awards Asia with such a strong set of shortlists, highlighting the exceptional achievements of universities from across the Asian continent.

[Source: “THE Awards Asia 2019: shortlist announced” published by Times Higher Education]

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