Welcome to the edX blog

Blog

Posted in: Learner News

Learn from the best! Times Higher Education (THE) recently released its 2017-18 World University Rankings list, and we’re excited to announce that nine of the world’s top 10 universities are edX partners! Among the top 10 are Oxford, Caltech, MIT, Harvard University, Princeton University, Imperial College London, ETH Zurich, University of Chicago, and University of Pennsylvania– with even more edX partners appearing on the full list. In THE’s rankings, each university is comprehensively evaluated...

Read More about EdX Partners Top Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Posted in: Learner News

The 2018 QS World University Rankings list was recently released, and we are very excited to announce that seven of the top 10 universities in the world are edX partners! EdX founding universities MIT and Harvard University took spots in the top three on the list, with edX partners Caltech, University of Oxford, Imperial College London, University of Chicago and ETH Zurich also appearing in the top ten....

Read More about EdX Partners Top QS World University Rankings

Posted in: Learner News

It’s no surprise that UX specialists are in such high demand. With the explosion of connected, digital products, a.k.a. the Internet of Things (IoT), comes the ability for consumers to interact with products and services in ways never thought possible. The user experience has become the key differentiating factor setting one product or service apart from another and companies know this. Glassdoor placed the job...

Read More about UX Design Career Options Make It a Top Choice of the Year

Posted in: Learner News / Uncategorized

EdX Members Top the QS World University Rankings. This week QS released its QS World University Rankings® 2015/16 and edX founders MIT and Harvard University top the list in the number one and number two spots. In fact, in addition to the top two spots, five of the world’s top 10 universities are edX members, including California Institute of Technology (Caltech), ETH Zurich – Swiss...

Read More about Learn from the Best!

Posted in: Learner News

We are proud to announce that The University of Chicago has joined edX as our 34th Charter Member. One of the world’s premier academic and research institutions, the University of Chicago has driven new ways of thinking since its founding in 1890. Today, UChicago is an intellectual destination that draws inspired scholars to its Hyde Park and international campuses, keeping UChicago at the nexus of...

Read More about University of Chicago joins edX

Photo of Scarlett Swerdlow
Posted in: Learner Stories

Chicago, IL I hadn’t done math in more than ten years. That was about to change. I was returning to school to pursue a masters in public policy. The program has a reputation as “mathy.” The core curriculum includes a sequence in statistics, but I’d never stepped foot in a stats class. I wanted to test the waters before jumping in, to make sure I’d...

Read More about Scarlett Swerdlow