Our performance in the Times Higher Impact Rankings
The 2022 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings confirm the University of Waikato is making excellent progress when it comes to aligning its research, teaching, campus operations and engagement to the biggest challenges facing the world today.
The University is ranked in the top 5% of universities in the world based on activities and achievements during the 2020 calendar year.
This marks a move from the top 200 to the top 100 in the world, while at the same time the number of institutions participating in these rankings increased from 1,300 to more than 1,500 worldwide.
The Impact Rankings, now in their fourth year, assess how institutions are contributing to the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - the key issues identified as the most pressing facing humanity and the planet.
We are particularly proud to be rated in the top 10 institutions in the world for SDG #15 Life on Land; in the top 25 for #14 Life Below Water; and in the top 55 for #13 Climate Action and #16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.
Find out more about our progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals