Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education is the world leader in university data, rankings and content and the company behind the definitive annual THE World University Rankings. Inflexion backed the buyout of Times Higher Education in 2019.

  • Sector

    Business services

  • Headquarters

    London, UK

  • Fund


  • Investment date

    February 2019

  • Status


The company

THE is the world leader in university data, rankings and content, with institutions, academics, students, industry and governments utilising the information to gain insight, inform strategic priorities, benchmark, assess and select higher education institutions. THE has led on higher education analysis for nearly half a century, and has more than 3,100 clients globally across its data, consultancy and hiring services, including Oxford and Cambridge Universities in the UK and Harvard and MIT in the US.

For its 2023 World University Rankings, THE’s in-house data team analysed data points on 2,500 institutions worldwide, 1,799 of which featured in the rankings. The website attracts over 65 million unique visitors annually. The company employs over 325 people across its offices in the UK, US, Australia and Singapore.

The Inflexion difference

Inflexion is working with THE to continue its global expansion, utilising our experts in the US and Asia. Our in-house digital team are assisting with enhancing the company’s digital presence and our pricing specialist is supporting the evolving go to market strategy.

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