London South Bank University has been named among the 200 universities in the world for sustainability by the Times Higher Education.
The Impact rankings measure universities’ performance against the United Nations’ sustainable development goals. These include work on climate change, poverty, and gender equality.
London South Bank University (LSBU) ranked 17th for gender equality and 25th for reducing inequality more generally.
Professor David Phoenix, Vice Chancellor of LSBU, said, “I’m delighted that LSBU is in the top 200 universities around the world in the Times Higher Education Impact 2021 rankings.
“Being ranked 17th globally for ‘Gender Equality’ and 25th for ‘Reduced Inequalities’ demonstrates LSBU’s commitment to tackling the big social challenges faced by our students, staff and community.”
The rankings include 1,115 universities. Manchester University was ranked first overall. King’s College London, which has a campus in Southwark, was 11th. Solent University in Southampton placed lowest out of all the UK universities included, between 600th and 800th.
Among the lowest placed globally were Tashkent State University of Economics in Uzbekistan, Voronezh State Technical University in Russia and Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University in Turkey.
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