Keele University ranked in Europe Top 30

Keele University has been named as one of the Top 30 universities in Europe for its social and economic impact in the 2019 Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings.

Keele was also ranked Top 20 in the UK and Top 60 in the world in the new league table.

The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings is a pioneering initiative to recognise universities across the world for their social and economic impact, based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Keele scored exceptionally well across the league table, and in Europe was ranked Top 10 against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals ‘Good Health and Wellbeing’, and ‘Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions’, which demonstrates Keele’s commitment through its teaching, research and knowledge transfer, as well as internal practices, policies and procedures.

Professor Mark Ormerod, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Provost at Keele University, said:

“We are delighted to be ranked so highly in this global league table that demonstrates our excellence in sustainability, and our strong commitment to embed sustainability in everything we do and align our activities to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

“We’re proud to receive this recognition in our 70th year of making a difference regionally, nationally and internationally, and supporting the development of our world in a sustainable way through our excellence in research and education and our external engagement."