British universities lose ground to their richer foreign rivals
British universities have slipped in international rankings, losing ground to US universities as more foreign students choose to enroll there.
British universities have slipped down the world rankings as they compete ever harder with eminent institutions overseas.
Cambridge and Oxford have lost ground to Harvard and Yale, while fewer British universities are in the top 200 list, published today, than last year.
At a time when it is essential for British institutions to attract lucrative international students who pay higher fees, they are being outdone increasingly by American universities that receive huge endowments.