The Edvocate’s published in November 5th and 6th, 2017, these  Matthew Lynch writings that are reproduced here, on universities or rather on the most beautiful and the best for ‘getting a job’ universities. The reasons behind such articles referring to no methodological framework are surely based on the numerous rankings of world universities are perhaps to somehow vulgarise the very often elaborate and difficult to perceive these now common rankings.

University campuses aren’t only sites of incredible learning, they are also sites of incredible beauty.

 

2018 THE WORLD’S MOST BEAUTIFUL UNIVERSITIES

 

Here are five of the world’s most beautiful universities for the year 2018.

University of Cambridge

No list of the most beautiful universities in the world can fail to mention the University of Cambridge, one of the most recognizable universities in the world.

Not only is the university housed in old, gothic stone buildings, but the whole city of Cambridge is picture perfect.

What is more, kings, popes, and some of the world’s greatest thinkers have wandered these incredible halls.

Peking University

Peking University is situated near the Qing dynasty Summer Palace and former imperial gardens, providing it a rich template for creating a beautiful university grounds.

The design included traditional architecture and played on the original landscaping of the area, creating a look of a university fit for Chinese royalty.

Peking University isn’t just a pretty face. It’s also an excellent research university and is situated in the Beijing, one of the most cosmopolitan places on earth.

Leiden University

Only half an hour from the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam, Leiden University is situated in the small Dutch town of Leiden.

Leiden University is quintessentially Dutch in the best way. It is home to beautiful gardens, historic gatehouses, and the walk between classes includes traveling down the same cobblestone streets that once inspired the likes of Rembrandt van Rijn, who resided in the city.

Flagler College

Flagler College is located in the center of St. Augustine, Florida. Compared to other listed universities, it is both relatively small and new. However, its campus is incredibly unique.

The buildings were created in the Spanish colonial style of the town, which is the oldest city in America and founded in 1565. Palm trees sway in the wind and old streets, houses, and the Atlantic Ocean is only a short walk away.

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin is a major attraction not only for the brightest pupils in Ireland and around the world but for tourists as well.

The campus, set in Dublin’s city center, features gorgeous greens perfect for lazing around in with fellow classmates on days when it isn’t raining. When the weather isn’t right, the Old Library is potentially the most beautiful place in the world to settle in for a long day of studying.

Is your college a contender for the world’s most beautiful university? Tell us about your schools beauty in the Edvocate’s comments below.

 In the meantime here is the:

2018 BEST UNIVERSITIES FOR GETTING A JOB

 

Your college years will likely be one of the most exceptional experiences of your life. They will come to an end, however, as you get your degree and look for work in your future career.

After spending half a decade in higher education, you want assurance that you’ll be able to get a good job.  If you chose an accredited school with a good reputation, your chance of finding employment in your field are excellent.

What are the best universities for getting a job?

These schools consistently rank among the top for employment, and 2018 will be no different. They are evaluated based on reputation with employers, employment rates, and how well alumni do in their careers.

Big 10 and Ivy League Schools

Stanford University – This school, which is ranked the tops school in the world for employment, has a history of staying connected with graduates. College leaders gather and analyze data, using it make decisions about programmatic changes.

Harvard University – Harvard maintains deep employer connections with businesses worldwide, and students have excellent employment outlooks.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology – By assigning mentors and staying in close contacts with industry leaders, MIT ensures that their students are not only employable, but they are also highly sought after.

Columbia University – It’s true that successful people come from successful institutions, and Columbia consistently turns out graduates that are highly employable.

University of Pennsylvania – Students from this school generate more interest from employers than students at any other college in the Ivy League, with a return rate of 30.6%.

International Schools

The University of Sydney – A leading research university, this school is number one for employability in Australia and the fourth best institute of higher learning in the world.

University of Oxford – Oxford helps students connect with potential employers with CareerConnect, an intranet exclusive to students at the school. The school matches student skills with employer needs.

Tsinghua University (China) – Twice now this university has made it into the top ten list for graduate employability thanks to a strong academic reputation and employer partnerships.

How your university can help you land a job

Getting into a school with excellent employability ratings assures you that you’ll be marketable when you graduate. It’s often one of the most compelling reasons to attend a particular university.

Even if you don’t attend one of the top universities known for its employability, you can still take advantage of the connections your college has with employers in your area, the region and beyond.

 

 

 

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