The QS World University Rankings 2013 ranks over 800 universities and is one of the most widely read university comparison. The ranking compares universities by region, subject area or based on factors such as reputation or research citations. Here are the best universities in Africa according to the QS ranking.
- University of Cape Town
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is the highest ranked university in Africa as per the QS World University rankings. It was founded in 1929 as The South African College. The main campus, known as Upper Campus, is located on the Rhodes Estate on the slopes of Devil’s Peak. The University boasts approximately 25000 students as per 2012 records. UCT has n efficient student-administration interaction system. It has over 80 student societies.