Our progress

The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are the only global performance tables that assess a university’s societal impact against the United Nations’ SDGs. In both 2022 and 2021, Queen’s placed in the top 10 globally in the THE Impact Rankings. Learn more about the rankings and Queen’s performance. 

Illustrating Queen's social impact

THE Impact Rankings submission measure Queen’s overall contribution to global sustainability.

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What are the United Nations’ SDGs?

Universities draw upon global framework to boost social impact of learning, research, and outreach.

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Transforming the global academy

Principal Patrick Deane on how the SDGs are helping break down silos, provoke dialogue, and unite us all in a common global purpose.

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2021 Announcement

1st in Canada
1st in Canada

1st in Canada
5th in the World

Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

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Principal's Message
Principal's Message

Principal's message

Principal Patrick Deane congratulates the Queen's community on the results of the 2021 Impact Rankings.

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2022 Announcement

7th in the world
7th in the world

7th in the World

Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

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