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The long and winding silk road

Now the largest Anglophone market for African students, China’s rise throughout the continent is equal parts education, politics and investment. Anton Crace finds out how the Belt and Road initiative has driven a substantial rise in African students into China, the world’s new education superpower.

Singapore, Korea climb QS Asia Rankings

Thanks to significant boosts in research funding, universities in Singapore and Korea are gaining ground in the QS University Rankings: Asia over traditional leaders Japan and Hong Kong. The National University of Singapore tops the list for the first time, while Korea's KAIST climbs from sixth to second place.