Way to go

FOR the third consecutive year, Sunway University continues to maintain a global rank of 301-400, among the 1,591 universities from 112 countries in the recently released Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2023.No other non-government-linked private university ranked higher than Sunway University in the fifth edition of the rankings that serves as a global assessment of universities’ social and economic impact based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The institution is now ranked within the Top 200 for SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation).

Additionally, the varsity achieved a commendable standing within the Top 200 for SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth). The university also secured a position within the Top 200 for SDG 17 (partnerships for the goals).

It also stands within the Top 400 for SDG 7 (affordable and clean energy), and achieved a ranking within the Top 300 for both SDG 11 (sustainable cities and communities) and SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production).

Sunway University president Prof Sibrandes Poppema said the varsity, and the entire Sunway Group, places strong emphasis on sustainable development and planetary health.

The rankings serve as a dynamic and ever-evolving benchmark, as more universities worldwide seek to demonstrate their commitment to advancing the SDGs.

Universities are evaluated based on their continuous improvement and their ability to introduce new policies and present compelling evidence of progress each year.

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