With the future of our planet increasingly uncertain and issues such as microplastics, air pollution and renewable energy dominating the news, many of our student partners, staff, and alumni want to ‘make a difference’ during their time at Swansea University and beyond. One of way of doing this is to contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Many projects carried out by staff and students across the university are actively contributing to the success of the goals. Find out more about how we are helping by clicking on the links below each goal.
Times Higher Education Impact Rankings latest rankings
The prestigious international table assessed more than 1,400 universities internationally across the breadth of university activity from research stewardship, teaching, sustainability metrics, policies, outreach and partnership work and aims to capture universities’ impact on society. This the second year that Swansea has been assessed and the University has done extremely well, ranking in the top 200 overall (101-200th) and within the top 50 for four Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) showing our commitment to a sustainable future.
The university was assessed against 11 of the 17 SDGs and achieved the following outcomes: