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Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2021

22nd April 2021

ARU has been named as one of the top 40 Higher Education institutions in the world for progress towards the United Nations “Good health and wellbeing” Goal.

We’re absolutely delighted that we have been ranked 36th in the world for our achievements in Good Health and Wellbeing in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings (

The rankings measure institutions’ work towards the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (, established in 2015 as an urgent, global call to action towards a more sustainable future for the world’s population. The Impact Rankings are the first worldwide attempt to measure Higher Education institutions’ progress against the SDGs.

Out of more than 1,100 institutions worldwide that entered THE’s Impact Rankings, our overall position was 201-300. Our submission focused on seven of the 17 SDGs, and we placed 36th out of the 871 institutions that focused on Good Health and Wellbeing (SDG 3), and in the top 200 institutions on Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10).