University ranking is heavily influenced by popularity among students,mostly foreign students,that's why universities in the English-speaking World would invariably be more popular. Look at England,University of St.Andrew is in the first 5 of English Unis.What scientific achievement has it produced ? Its popularity started when Prince William had decided to study there. Compared it with the LSE-number way,way back in the World rating ,despite being unqestionably the top University in the World insofar Economy and alikes are concerned. Or look at Australian Univwersities ,among the top 20 in the World ranking.What scientific achievements have they produced ? Zilch,nada,zero,they're very popular among Hindu,Malaysian or Chinese students ,trying to estalish their footprint in Australia,a Western country ,hence the high ranking.
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