The National University of Science and Technology (NUST), motivated by a strategy linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has once again achieved great success, rising into the top 200 institutions in the world, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2022.pa
According to statistics, the university not only got the highest score among all Pakistani universities but also led in eight SDGs. Sanitation and water (SDG-6), Clean and Safe Energy (SDG-7), Infrastructure and Industry (SDG-9), Sustainable Communities (SDG-11), Responsible Production (12), Life Below and above Water (SDG-14), Life on Land (SDG-15), and Partnership Goals (SDG-16) are among the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG-17). It is noteworthy that NUST has risen 63 places in SDG-7 to become the world’s fourth-best university.
NUST is one of Pakistan’s first institutions to integrate its research and development efforts with the SDGs. The university participated in the Impact Rankings for the first time in 2019 and was ranked in four SDGs. Next year, NUST made a huge jump forward by appearing in the Impact Rankings 2020 for all 17 SDGs, ranking among the world’s top 100, top 200, and top 300 universities in several SDG categories, and rising its overall ranking ladder from 300+ global institutions in 2019 to 200+ in 2020.
One of the reasons that propel the university’s achievement of this enormous success is its commitment to professional standards. Students are hand-picked which are the reason for its success.