Times Higher Education: Impact Rankings 2022

UPDATED June 12, 2024: Impact Rankings 2024 Results

UPDATED June 1, 2023Impact Rankings 2023 Results 

Oceania has stolen back the impact crown as Western Sydney University claims the number one spot in the fourth edition of Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings.

The Australian university leads the overall THE Impact Rankings 2022, the world’s only ranking measuring universities’ contributions to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. In second place is Arizona State University (Tempe) in the US, followed by Canada’s Western University.

In joint fourth position are two universities from emerging economies: King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia and Malaysia’s Universiti Sains Malaysia.

No one country dominates the top 10: two spots go to UK universities, two to Canadians, and one each to universities in Australia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and the US.

UPDATE: THE Impact Rankings 2023

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Times Higher Education (THE) is a magazine reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education, and is known for publishing the annual Times Higher Education World University Rankings.