University of Jordan ranks 372 globally on QS sustainability rankings

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AMMAN — The University of Jordan has made tangible progress, achieving outstanding results in the QS World University Rankings: Sustainability 2024, which assesses the extent to which global universities are achieving sustainable development goals.اضافة اعلان

The university has moved up to the 372nd position globally, compared to the 401-450 range in the previous year, maintaining its top position locally and being ranked 8th among Arab universities, Hala News reported.

According to the university's statement on Tuesday, the ranking comprises three main areas: environmental impact, social impact, and governance, each including specific performance indicators.

In the environmental impact criterion, the university secured the 305th position globally, advancing from the 422nd position held last year. This criterion is based on three indicators, with environmental sustainability being a notable one where the university achieved the 96th position. In the environmental education indicator, the university secured the 291st position globally.

In the social impact category, consisting of 5 indicators, the university excelled in the knowledge exchange indicator, securing the 254th position globally. As for the third and final area related to governance, the university achieved the 235th position globally.

It is noteworthy that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, adopted in 2015, represent the culmination of decades of work to address major issues facing our world. This ranking aims to support those efforts, recognizing the significant role universities can play in leading the comprehensive implementation of various sectors related to sustainable development goals. This enables the assessment of their commitment to achieving sustainable development goals.

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