Four Vietnamese universities enter THE’s Impact Rankings 2021


Hanoi University of Science and Technology. — Photo courtesy of the university

HANOI (Vietnam News/ANN): Four Vietnamese universities have been listed in the Impact Rankings 2021 by Times Higher Education (THE), the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The four facilities are Vietnam National University-Hanoi, which is ranked at number 401-600, Tôn Đức Thắng University (401-600) in HCM City, Hanoi University of Science and Technology (601-800), and Phenikaa University (801-1000) in Hanoi.

All universities received high rankings for achievements relating to SDG 8 – decent work and economic growth.

Only Vietnam National University-Hanoi is placed in high position for criterion SGD 4 – quality education with 71.4 points, ranking 92nd in the world, the highest ranking that a Vietnamese education facility has reached.

The SDG 5- gender education – is also the strength of the Hanoi University of Science and Technology and the Vietnam National University-Hanoi.

Meanwhile, Tôn Đức Thắng and Phenikaa Universities are highly evaluated in implementing SDG 11 – sustainable cities and communities.

This year, the Impacts Rankings considered 1,115 education facilities across the globe. Manchester University of the UK came first, followed by three Australian Universities – University of Sydney, RMIT and La Trobe University.

In Southeast Asia, Thailand has 25 universities entering the ranking, while Malaysia has 19, Indonesia 18, and the Philippines, 5. — Vietnam News/Asia News Network

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