THE Impact Rankings 2021

The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). THE use carefully calibrated indicators to provide comprehensive and balanced comparisons across three broad areas: research, outreach and stewardship.

Impact Rankings 2021

Universities ranked against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

#1 in Australia

Times Higher Education ranks La Trobe first in Australia for our efforts to promote economic growth and full, productive and decent work for all.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021: decent work and economic growth

#1 in Australia

Times Higher Education ranks La Trobe first in Australia for gender equality.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021: gender equality

#1 worldwide

Times Higher Education ranks La Trobe first in the world for our efforts to protect and restore life on land.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021: life on land

Top 4 worldwide

La Trobe ranks in the top 4 four universities for our work to advance the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021

Top 5 worldwide

Times Higher Education ranks La Trobe fifth in the world for our research on key diseases and conditions, our support for healthcare professions, and the health of our students and staff.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021: good health and well-being

Top 20 worldwide

Times Higher Education ranks La Trobe in the top 20 universities for contributions to water access and sanitation for all.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021: clean water and sanitation

Top 50 worldwide

La Trobe ranks in the top 50 universities for contributions to affordable and clean energy.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021: affordable and clean energy

Top 50 worldwide

Times Higher Education ranks La Trobe in the top 50 universities for our efforts to strengthen global partnerships for the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021: partnerships for the goals

Top 50

La Trobe ranks in the top 50 universities worldwide for our efforts to make cities and communities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021: sustainable cities and communities

Top 50 worldwide

Times Higher Education ranks La Trobe in the top 50 universities for our efforts towards responsible consumption and sustainable use of resources.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021: partnerships for the goals

Top 75 worldwide

La Trobe ranks in the top 75 universities for our research on life below water and education on and support for aquatic ecosystems

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021: life below water

Top 75 worldwide

Times Higher Education ranks La Trobe in the top 75 universities for our work supporting and promoting peace and justice, strong institutions and academic freedom.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021: peace, justice and strong institutions

Top 100 worldwide

La Trobe ranks in the top 100 universities for contributions to climate action.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021: climate action

Top 100

La Trobe ranks in the top 100 universities worldwide for quality education.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021: quality education

Top 200 worldwide

La Trobe ranks in the top 200 universities for contributions to reducing inequalites.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, Impact Rankings 2021: reduced inequalities