The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings (THE) has ranked Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) as the best university for the provision of quality education for the 2023 academic year.
The Kumasi-based Science and Technology University was announced as the best university for quality education (SD4) in the 2023 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings published on Thursday, June 1, 2023.
The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
THE uses carefully calibrated indicators to provide comprehensive and balanced comparisons across four broad areas: research, stewardship, outreach, and teaching. The 2023 Impact Rankings is the fifth edition, and the overall ranking includes 1,591 universities from 112 countries/regions.
SDG 4: Quality Education
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) leads the table by placing 1ST GLOBALLY with a score of 93.1 to top all Universities in the World in terms of quality education. KNUST beat 1303 out of the 1304 universities that fell within this category in the World.
The SDG 4 – Quality Education category measures universities’ contribution to early years and lifelong learning, research, and their commitment to inclusive education. This year, 1,304 universities from 109 countries/regions participated in the SDG 4 category.
The management of KNUST following the achievement has expressed profound gratitude to the diligent staff and students, invaluable partners, and esteemed stakeholders for their immense contributions leading to this remarkable milestone.
“This significant achievement stands as a testament to the collective efforts and commitment displayed by everyone at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology,” the KNUST management said in a social media post.
It added “Management implores all members of staff and students to sustain this unwavering diligence and perseverance. The resplendent banner of KNUST must persistently wave high, symbolising our continuous pursuit of excellence.”