About QS

QS Quacquarelli Symonds is the world’s leading provider of services, analytics, and insight to the global higher education sector, whose mission is to enable motivated people anywhere in the world to fulfil their potential through educational achievement, international mobility, and career development.

QS is well recognized for the distribution of the QS World University Rankings and is committed to helping prospective students and working professionals connect with global institutions to achieve educational and career success.

As education continues to reach a broad, global scale, QS is also dedicated in assisting higher education institutions across the world attain excellence and global recognition through its innovative and engaging conferences showcasing industry insights, delivered by renowned and proficient speakers.

QS also distributes an extensive range of high-level industry related publications with a widespread readership.

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QS Conferences

QS In Conversation

QS In Conversation, a series of podcasts and live online panel discussions unpacking global trends in higher education, online learning, employability and the student experience.

Upcoming session: A golden era for education in the Americas? (26 August 2021)

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26 August 2021


QS and Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University are organizing the upcoming QS MAPLE 2021 virtual conference and exhibition under the theme “The Future Today: Sustainable growth towards 2030 ” from 23-25 March 2021. The three-day virtual event will look at the next ten years of innovations in the Arab region and Africa, and how they can sustainably grow towards targets.

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23-25 March 2021

EduData Summit 2021

Register now for EduData Summit 2021, a premium event focusing on data and its impact on the higher education sector. Taking place on the 8-11 June 2021, this summit addresses the increasing importance of data and data analytics to make universities more efficient, effective, innovative and competitive.

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8-11 June 2021


Join us at QS Europe 2021 conference and exhibition to explore “Leveling the Field: Bottom-up growth in building resilient European higher education” from 7-8 July 2021. The two-day event will discuss the challenges and opportunities of the higher education in Europe.

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7-8 July 2021


Join us for QS Americas 2021 conference and exhibition to discuss “A New Beginning: The next decade of higher education in the Americas” on 1 September 2021. The two-day event will look at how the 2020s could become the decade of American higher education.

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1 September 2021

QS Subject Focus Summit – Hospitality and Leisure 

QS, Prince of Songkla University, and Taylor’s University are organizing QS Subject Focus Summit Hospitality under the theme “Sustainable and Resilient Solutions in Hospitality and the Tourism Industry” from 5-7 October 2021.

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5-7 October 2021


Join us at QS APPLE 2021 conference and exhibition to explore the “Future Rebalance: Emerging trends and workforce in the Asia Pacific” from 1-3 November 2021. The three-day event will look at the upcoming trends for the Asia Pacific region, its needs and wants, and where the greatest opportunities lie.

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1-3 November 2021

QS India Summit 2021

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Coming Soon

Reimagine Education Conference & Awards

Reimagine Education is a global conference and competition, open to educational innovators from all around the world. Join our Reimaginers community from 6 to 10 December 2021.

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6 to 10 December 2021

QS MoveON Conference

Postponed – Please click here for more details.

The MoveON Conference is QS Unisolution’s global event for MoveON users from Higher Education institutions worldwide.