Lincoln holds steady in THE Global Impact Rankings for 2022

29 April 2022 | News

With an improved score in UN Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger, Lincoln University ranks 46th= in the Times Higher Education global university rankings for 2022.

The top-50 ranking in SDG 2 reflects Lincoln’s commitment to advancing education, research and technologies that will help solve the grand challenges for the land-based sector in Aotearoa and beyond.

The high ranking is all the more impressive as the number of universities reporting on SDG 2: Zero Hunger increased from 442 in 2021 to 553 in 2022.

The result was welcomed by Lincoln University Vice-Chancellor and Chair of the University’s Sustainability Task Force, Professor Grant Edwards.

“As a specialist land-based university, our high global ranking in the Zero Hunger category clearly demonstrates the success and outstanding quality of our teaching, learning and research in our specialist programmes.

“We believe that great learning and growth are realised through generating impactful applied research, delivering industry-leading study programmes, offering state-of-the-art modern learning environments and deep global connections, collaborations and partnerships.

“Ultimately, that commitment underpins our vision to be a globally-ranked top-five land-based university, and exemplifies our contribution to growing a better future for Aotearoa and beyond.”

The University again attained pleasing scores in all five of the categories for which it provided data, namely Sustainable Cities and Communities, Climate Action, Life on Land, Partnership for the Goals and Zero Hunger.

Overall, 1524 universities from over 100 countries participated in the THE Impact Rankings for 2022, a huge increase on the 1154 participating universities in 2021.

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