Times Higher Education’s Asia University Rankings for 2017 have revealed that Malaysia is poised to becoming a leading higher education nation.
Malaysia claims seven of the top 200 places, up from four last year, and features a total of nine institutions overall.
The National University of Singapore retains the crown in the ranking.
According to Times Higher Education, University of Malaya (UM) is the nation’s new number one institution. It occupies 59th place overall despite taking part for only the first time this year.