Hong Kong rankss 12th in QS Best Student Cities Ranking 2023


29th June 2022 – (Hong Kong) In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Best Student Cities Ranking 2023, London has emerged as the best city for students looking to study abroad in terms of affordability, student facilities, and university standard among other factors. Seoul and Munich are at second place followed by Zurich and Melbourne in fourth and fifth places, respectively. Hong Kong ranked 12th in the world, stopping the decline for two consecutive years and rising 3 levels from last year.

The QS Best Student Cities Ranking provides students with independent data regarding a range of factors relevant to their study decisions: affordability, quality of life, the standard of university, and the views of previous students that have studied in that destination.

There are 140 cities participating in this ranking. The participating cities must have a population of at least 250,000 and at least 2 universities have been included in the QS World University Rankings. Institutions are evaluated based on six indicators, including university rankings, employer recruitment activity, cost of living, and student opinion. In Asia, Hong Kong continues to rank among the top three with Seoul ranked 1st, Tokyo ranked 2nd and Hong Kong ranked 3rd.

IAccording to QS, Asia is the best place in the world to provide students with a good experience, because the region has a large number of high-quality universities. In addition, QS also believes that the affordability of students in cities around the world has generally declined.