RMIT ranks among the world’s best for SDGs impact, top 3 for reducing inequality

RMIT ranks among the world’s best for SDGs impact, top 3 for reducing inequality

RMIT has ranked among the world’s top performing universities in The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, which assesses global universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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The University ranked number three in the world and second in Australia for its commitment to reducing inequality within and among countries (SDG 10) and fifth globally and first in Australia for promoting decent work and economic growth (SDG 8).

It is the third consecutive year that RMIT has ranked fifth in the world for SDG 8, by promoting sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings was first launched in 2019 and is designed to showcase progress against the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by measuring a university’s environmental, social and economic impact. 

RMIT ranked 22 globally and 4th in Australia in this year’s Impact Rankings.

04 May 2022


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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.