UNIVERSITY IMPACT: The Hualien-based institute was No. 67 worldwide based on measurements of how well it did on 11 of the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals
Date: Apr 07, 2019
By: Staff writer, with CNA, LONDON
Hualien-based Tzu Chi University led 12 Taiwanese universities that made the Times
Higher Education’s first-ever global university impact ranking, which were published on Thursday.
The University of Auckland topped the measure of institutes’ social and economic impact, with a score of 97.2 in the survey, which covered 462 universities from 76 countries, the Times Higher Education Web site said.
McMaster University in Canada was second, followed by the University of British Columbia in Canada and the University of Manchester in the UK, which were tied for third.
Tzu Chi University was the highest-ranked Taiwanese university at 67th — 10th in Asia — with an overall score of 80.1, while National Taiwan University (NTU) ranked 70th overall and 11th in Asia with a score of 79.7. [FULL STORY]