University of Sri Jayewardenepura Makes Striking Progress in THE Impact Rankings 2023

Japura THE Impact Ranking 2023
The University of Sri Jayewardenepura has achieved remarkable progress in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings. The latest rankings reveal a steady upward trajectory for the university, reflecting its commitment to social responsibility and sustainable development.

In the latest edition of THE Impact Rankings, the University of Sri Jayewardenepura has significantly improved its position. In 2021, the university was ranked within the 801-1000 range, which was already a notable achievement. However, the university’s dedication to societal impact and sustainability has propelled it further up the ladder. In 2022, the university maintained its position in the 801-1000 range, demonstrating consistent performance. And now, in 2023, the university has surged ahead, securing a spot in the 601-800 range, a clear testament to its ongoing efforts.

Year THE impact ranking of USJ
2021 801-1000
2022 801-1000
2023 601-800

Ranking based on performance in addressing specific Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

One of the key factors contributing to the University of Sri Jayewardenepura’s rise in the rankings is its performance in addressing specific Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outlined by the United Nations. Notably, the university achieved outstanding ranks in SDGs that are crucial for creating a better future:

7 – Affordable and Clean Energy 74.1
1 – No Poverty 60.3
2 – Zero Hunger 48.3
17 – Partnerships for the Goals 45.3

SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy): The university earned a global rank of 74.1 for its dedication to affordable and clean energy solutions, showcasing its commitment to environmental sustainability and combating climate change.

SDG 1 (No Poverty): The university achieved a global rank of 60.3 for its initiatives aimed at eradicating poverty and creating inclusive opportunities for all, ensuring a more equitable society.

SDG 2 (Zero Hunger): The university secured an impressive global rank of 48.3 for its relentless efforts in promoting food security and sustainable agriculture, making significant strides toward eliminating hunger.

SDG 17 (Partnerships for the Goals): The university attained a global rank of 45.3, demonstrating its success in fostering meaningful collaborations and partnerships to achieve the United Nations’ sustainable development goals.

The University of Sri Jayewardenepura’s consistent advancement in THE Impact Rankings underscores its commitment to making a positive impact on society, the environment, and the economy. Through innovative research, community engagement, and responsible practices, the university continues to set an example in driving sustainable change within its local and global communities.


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