Impact Ranking

Western Sydney University has been ranked 1st in the world for its work to address gender equality, and 2nd for reducing inequalities by promoting inclusive and equitable quality education, according to the inaugural Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings, released today.

Overall, the University achieved a ranking of 11th – placing it in the top 20 universities worldwide, and the highest ranked university in Australia.

The University Impact Rankings are a new initiative by the highly-influential Times Higher Education (THE) organisation, which measured more than 450 universities from 76 nations for their social, ecological and economic impact and commitment to the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals 2030 (SDGs).

In addition to its world-leading scores for SDG 5 Gender Equality and SDG 10 Reduced Inequalities, Western Sydney University also ranked 13th globally for SDG 4 Quality Education, and 34th for SDG 17 Partnership for the Goals.

For more information about the Rankings, please visit the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings website (opens in a new window).