The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi has secured the top position as the best university in the world for providing quality education. The announcement was made in the prestigious 2023 Times Higher Education Impact Ranking, which was published on June 1st, 2023.
The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are globally recognized performance tables that assess universities based on their alignment with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These rankings utilize carefully calibrated indicators to offer a comprehensive evaluation of universities in four key areas: research, stewardship, outreach, and teaching. The 2023 Impact Rankings, now in its fifth edition, encompassed 1,591 universities from 112 countries/regions.
Leading the global rankings with an impressive score of 93.1 in the category of quality education (SDG 4) is the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi. This outstanding achievement places KNUST ahead of 1,303 universities from around the world, solidifying its position as the premier destination for quality education globally.
The SDG 4 category evaluates universities’ contributions to early years, lifelong learning, research, and their commitment to inclusive education. In this year’s edition, a total of 1,304 universities from 109 countries/regions participated in the SDG 4 category, making KNUST’s accomplishment even more noteworthy.
The management of KNUST extends its profound gratitude to the dedicated staff, exceptional students, invaluable partners, and esteemed stakeholders for their tremendous contributions that have led to this remarkable milestone. This achievement stands as a testament to the collective efforts and unwavering commitment demonstrated by everyone associated with KNUST.
In light of this recognition, the management urges all staff members and students to continue their diligent work and perseverance. The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) should proudly wave its resplendent banner, symbolizing its relentless pursuit of excellence. This momentous achievement will undoubtedly inspire KNUST to strive for even greater heights in the future and continue to deliver exceptional education to students around the world.