The ranking is not just about number of foreign students and staff. It also includes the number of journal publications with at least one international co-author. This shows that NUS students have more chances and exposure overseas. As shared by NUS President Professor, 8 in 10 NUS students have a significant study abroad experience, including participating in semester-long student exchange programs in more than 300 partner universities in over 40 countries.
- http://www.ibtimes.sg/national-university-singapore-nus-worlds-4th-most-international-university-7117 The survey released a list of 150 universities across the globe which are judged based on the university’s proportion of international students, international staff and journal publications with at least one international co-author. NUS had also previously emerged No 1 in Asia in the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2016.